Excel is an excellent tool for analyzing data. An analyst can easily connect to and import data, perform analyses, and achieve results quickly. Export to Excel is still one of… Continue reading It’s time to stop using Power Pivot
The Difference Between Reporting and Analytics is 42
In his novel “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, Douglas Adams envisioned a giant supercomputer named “Deep Thought” that was built to solve the answer to the ultimate question of… Continue reading The Difference Between Reporting and Analytics is 42
SQL Server 2016–Which Edition Do You Need for Business Intelligence?
For the past several releases, SQL Server has come in 6 possible editions. Developer, Express, Web, Standard, Business Intelligence, and Enterprise. Developer, Express and Web are for specific workloads, which… Continue reading SQL Server 2016–Which Edition Do You Need for Business Intelligence?
What you need for Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2016
Over the past few weeks, I’ve put together a number of posts that outline the intricacies of setting up SharePoint 2016 with its BI workloads, in particular Excel, PowerPivot, and… Continue reading What you need for Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2016
Using PowerPivot for SharePoint with SharePoint 2016
While the capabilities previously provided with Excel Services have been moved to Office Online Server (OOS) in the 2016 version of SharePoint, PowerPivot for SharePoint (PP4SP) has not. PP4SP remains a… Continue reading Using PowerPivot for SharePoint with SharePoint 2016