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Posts Tagged ‘Denali’

Magic Quadrant Madness, Denali and complete transparency

So I just read the recently published BI magic quadrant analysis from Gartner and noticed a slight adjustment in the bubbles. The Microsoft BI platform continues to increase along the ‘Completeness of Vision’ axis (X), but the ‘Ability to Execute’ measure (Y-axis) slipped a notch and I wanted to know why. After reading the ‘Strengths’ […]

Microsoft BI in the enterprise

I was demoing the Microsoft BI stack to a client the other day and although PerformancePoint, PowerPivot and Power View showed well as always, I was amazed that the Q&A session gravitated back to the same old questions that I always hear. “Well what about Oracle?” “Have the BI tools made it out of the […]

Microsoft BI – No more excuses!

It’s been a few months since my last post and a lot has changed on the Business Intelligence front. ‘Big Data’ considerations are working their way into strategy discussions; DW appliances are being considered for BI proposals; and Self-service analytics continues to be one of the top demands of organizations. In response to these changes, […]