• Top 3 of what is new in Power Query for Excel

    Just recently the December update of Power Query for Excel has been published. See this blog post on the Power BI for the details: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powerbi/archive/2013/12/13/one-step-closer-to-simplifying-data-analysis-and-visualization-new-features-added-to-power-bi-for-office-365-and-power-query-add-in-for-excel-preview.aspx. In this post I want to give you my personal top 3:…

  • The wait is almost over…

    It’s almost Christmas! Well, uh, that’s not actually why I wrote this post. I noticed a note on the Power BI blog that says: “In a few days we will enable the ability to explore your own…

  • Power BI Demo Contest

    I want to draw your attention to a contest that we run: the Power BI Demo Contest. All you need to do is create a short video of something cool you built using Power BI and share…

  • Five years at Microsoft

    I was hired as FTE at Microsoft in November 2008 so recently celebrated five years at Microsoft! Still going strong and enjoying every day J Below is the glass award I received:

  • Working with Azure and HDInsight from SSIS

    A while ago a whitepaper was published on how to work with Azure and HDInsight (Hadoop on Azure) from SSIS. In that whitepaper some code samples were given. That code is also available here (including some components):…

  • Speaking at SharePoint Connections Amsterdam 2013

    Just a quick post: I will be speaking at SharePoint Connections Amsterdam 2013 (19th-20th November 2013) on Power BI for Office 365. More info on: www.nccomms.com/sharepoint_connections. I can get you a 10% discount, just reach out to me.