Azure Data platform End2End – learning workshop(s)

Great resource and learning workshop(s) (thanks Fabio Braga) for understanding the Azure Data Platform and how to apply the platform services on data projects, specially covering the scenarios like relational data pipelines, big data file ingestion and processing with Spark clusters, non structured data and the use of AI to generate insights, real time ingestion […]

July 13, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Top Partner Product Questions

  Review the top product questions asked by Partners during the presales and deployment phases of their customer projects – including deployment, configuration, demos, migration, value proposition, and licensing Top Partner Product Questions

May 22, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Power BI Desktop April 2018 Feature Summary

Reporting : Q&A Explorer (preview), Buttons to trigger actions, Combo chart line styles, Improved default sort for visuals, Numeric Slicer now generally available Analytics : Update your linguistic schema, New DAX function: COMBINEVALUES() Custom visuals : Organizational visuals now generally available, Overview by CloudScope, Icon Map by Altius, Hexbin Scatterplot Data connectivity : Adobe Analytics […]

May 7, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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PowerBI: Common Data Service for Analytics

Coming soon…. The CDS for Analytics capability will reduce the complexity of driving business analytics across data from business apps and other sources…. More at the link below. PowerBI: Common Data Service for Analytics

March 21, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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PowerBI Report Server update…

Improvements  include: Visuals: Table & matrix, Cartesian charts & maps, Slicers Reporting: Storytelling & apps, Interactivity, Ease of authoring Analytics Query editing Performance improvements Other improvements more at the link below: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-update-march-2018/

March 19, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Enhanced Knowledge Base Usage Analytics with Azure Application Insights and Power BI

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/geoffreyinnis/2018/03/09/enhanced-dynamics-365-knowledgebase-usage-analytics-with-azure-application-insights-and-power-bi/

March 11, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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On-premises data gateway February update is now available

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-february-update-is-now-available/

February 27, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft Business Intelligence – our reporting roadmap

  For eight consecutive years, Microsoft has been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. And while each year has seen advances across our product line, this past year’s progress is truly unprecedented. We firmly believe Microsoft now offers the industry’s most complete and modern business intelligence […]

October 26, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Announcing Windows Azure SQL Reporting General Availability – Microsoft Business Intelligence

With SQL Reporting on Azure, developers can use familiar tools such as the Business Intelligence Development Studio and SQL Server Data Tools to author reports, just as they do today when running SQL Server Reporting services on-premises. SQL Reporting on Azure provides consistent APIs to view, execute and manage reports along with rich formatting and […]

June 13, 2012 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Conquer Your Calendar: Use PowerPivot To Analyze Your Time

Calendar Analytics allows users to connect to their Microsoft ® Exchange Calendar and get dashboard views on meeting statistics inside Microsoft ® Office Excel 2010. More information as below: Conquer Your Calendar: Use PowerPivot To Analyze Your Time Download: Calendar Analytics Tool

April 30, 2011 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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