James Serra

James
Serra

James Serra is a contributing editor for SQL Server Pro. He's a data warehouse and business intelligence architect and developer with more than 25 years of IT experience.

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SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence Enhancements
SQL Server 2012 is a one-stop shop for implementing an end-to-end BI solution. You should upgrade to SQL Server 2012 if you've implemented a BI solution or are interested in implementing one.

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Jul 6, 2016
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Using BI Office Together with Microsoft Power BI Desktop to Unlock Business Insights

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Jul 6, 2016
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Why It’s Important to Unlock Business Insights Trapped on Individual Desktops

To become a truly data-driven enterprise, many business leaders recognize that they must extend the capabilities of self-service business intelligence (BI) and analytics to more of their business users. Many BI tools tackle part of this need, but they don’t offer a complete enterprise solution....More
May 12, 2016
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The 7 C's of Data Quality

Data quality is really important. Why? Because it helps you save money while increasing profits because of accurate contact data. It’s important to understand what data quality is and why it is important....More

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