Archive | July, 2011

A rant about data and information architecture

Data is unquestionably the life blood of any organisation, but it is paid less attention than it deserves. It is more important than technology and software application but in most organisations it doesn’t command the same level of respect. If you don’t architect your data the consequences are widely understood. Examples of these consequences are […]

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BI with US against Moodys

I don’t like to publish this type of videos, but this time I think Moody’s deserve this message just because we are making all the efforts to overcome our problems. I know that almost problems we are currently facing, are the responsibility of the latest government’s, but this time the latest Moody’s downgrade was really […]

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BI Tools – SQL Denali CTP3 Released

Microsoft announced today in the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference the release of the Community Technical Preview (CTP 3) of Microsoft SQL Server Code Name “Denali”! I’m really very excited to install and check all the new BI features that I have at very high expectations! The world is moving fast and I hope that all […]

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National Park Utilization Dashboard

An excellent article that defines Excel Dashboards and promotes their advantages for allowing dashboard users to easier draw conclusions is at this link: Defining Excel Dashboards and Reports by Michael Alexander, a noted author, excel dashboard expert and long-time Dashboard Spy reader. As he says, in the article, “it’s helpful to clear the Excel air […]

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BI Book – Excel as BI Front-End Tool

I’m very happy to announce that finally I submit the chapter for the next MVP Deep Dives Book that I’m a co-author with some other MVP professionals around the world. The book will be published next October and for sure I’ll give you here more news about it. The chapter I wrote, explains the construction […]

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