Susan Perschke


is the CEO of Spectrum Data Design, a software engineering firm based in Boulder, Colorado. Spectrum is an applications solution provider for government and private industry.

Automate Date/Time Conversions 2
For the many shops still using SQL Server 2000, this extensible, data-driven utility can cure a wealth of date-formatting headaches.
Cookies Crumbling? 5
Manage user Web sessions (and minimize security risks) without cookies, using SQL Server stored procedures, a GUID generator, and URL parameters.
A Recipe for Replacing Session Variables 2
What can you do with one cookie, a couple of stored procedures, and a random number? Cook up a medium-duty replacement for session variables!

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From the Blogs
Sep 15, 2016

Power BI Desktop “Publish to Pyramid Server” Button

Many organizations today cannot use public cloud solutions because of security concerns, administrative challenges and functional limitations. However, they still need a centralized platform where end users can conduct self-service analytics in an IT-enabled environment....More
Jul 6, 2016

Using BI Office Together with Microsoft Power BI Desktop to Unlock Business Insights

It is crucial to move away from data and analytics stored on individual desktop computers. Today’s solutions must promote holistic, collective intelligence. The strong, continued alliance between Microsoft and Pyramid Analytics helps make all this possible....More
Jul 6, 2016

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

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