Category: Business Intelligence

BI Corner – Analytics Wars, Excel\Power Pivot vs Tableau
Posted by Rob Risetto on May 10, 2016

This article from Rob Collie, What is Power Pivot’s #1 Competitor, was not only interesting because it highlighted where standard Excel falls down in analytics and how Tableau has exploited this for their own marketing. It also particularly interesting with respects to the two comparison charts showing the Time Investment Required vs

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Use Power BI to Forecast Server Capacity
Posted by Rob Risetto on February 22, 2016

Microsoft recently announced the Power View forecasting feature which is available when running Power View in HTML 5 format through their Power BI for Office 365 cloud offering. For those that don’t know, the Power BI for Office 365 official description is …

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Why are Business Intelligence Projects So Different?
Posted by Rob Risetto on November 10, 2015

Have you ever wondered why BI projects are so different to the traditional IT development projects?

I found this article 8 Ways that Business Intelligence Projects are Different (here) by Analytics8 that succinctly outlines the differences and what to watch out for when taking on a BI project.

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