Twenty ways Datazen will power up your BI

George Bernard Shaw wrote, “Progress is impossible without change.” If you know Microsoft and heard the messages from the recent Ignite conference, you know this is Microsoft’s mantra (sometimes to our discontent).

Topics: Business Intelligence, Datazen

Microsoft BI: Power BI powers up with Datazen!

Last week I blogged about Power BI and gave a balanced perspective regarding a project I am working on. Jen Underwood from Microsoft had some great feedback. In looking at her blog, I found a vendor call Datazen that offered a product that might fill a couple of my project needs where Power BI could not.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Datazen

Five planned Power BI capabilities, and two you should vote for now

You read the title correctly: You have the ability to help shape the BI capabilities that Microsoft is delivering via Power BI. If you are not familiar with Power BI today, you will be in the near future. It’s a business intelligence tool in Office 365 that allows end users to mine their data in dynamic and insightful ways.

Topics: Business Intelligence

Reflecting on business intelligence in Microsoft’s world

As we come to the end of the year, it is a good time to reflect on what Microsoft has done with business intelligence in 2014 and how it may impact us in 2015. I am going to address the following four capabilities and comment on how they may affect our 2015:

Topics: Office Delve, Microsoft, Power View, Business Intelligence, Power BI