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BI Corner – Analytics Wars, Excel\Power Pivot vs Tableau

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 Lifetime of Report […]

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Use Power BI to Forecast Server Capacity

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 … Power BI is a cloud-based service that works with Excel to provide a […]

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