• Power BI and why you should care

    Yesterday Microsoft announced Power BI for Office 365: a self-service Business Intelligence solution delivered through Excel and Office 365. Power BI ties together the various bits and pieces we already had (Power View, PowerPivot, GeoFlow, Data Explorer) and…

  • Meet Paul

    Those of you who have attended one of my talks on BI probably know this story. I get asked about it a lot so wanted to share this more permanently. For me this story sums up the…

  • SQL Server 2012 Unboxing

    Just about every new consumer technology device will be greeted with “unboxing” videos on YouTube. A lot of the people I talk to really need to start unboxing SQL Server 2012 and start to understand what is…