SQL Server 2005--and especially Analysis Services 2005--embraces industry-standard dimensional modeling like a long-lost friend. Learn how you can build dimensions that realistically represent how your business operates and change with your business.
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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
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
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