Jen Underwood

Founder & Principal Consultant , Impact Analytix

Jen Underwood, Founder and Principal Consultant at Impact Analytix, has almost 20 years of experience in data warehousing, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. She is a former Global Microsoft SQL Server Technical Product Manager, Data Platform Technology Evangelist, and a long time Business Intelligence consultant. Throughout most of her career, Underwood has been designing and developing "best of breed" technical solutions across a variety of enterprise landscapes including Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and SAP. She currently consults and leads training at Impact Analytix, LLC. Follow Jen on Twitter: @idigdata. Google+

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Microsoft Excel Power Pivot Business Intelligence Model
03/10/2014 - 11:19am

Does Excel Power Pivot Replace the Data Warehouse?

Power Pivot and other self-service BI tools are not a replacement for a data mart or data warehouse. When used correctly for Personal BI, Team BI,....More
12/13/2013 - 1:53pm

Taking SQL Server Analysis Services Data Mining Further with Predixion Insight

Predixion is a Microsoft partner solution that supplements the base SSAS Data Mining offering with many features that have long been on my wish list....More
business intelligence word cloud
10/21/2013 - 12:48pm

Building Real-World Microsoft BI Dashboards Today

I know all the Microsoft buzz is about Power BI and Excel these days, but customers need real-world, professional business intelligence solutions....More
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08/08/2013 (All day)

Microsoft Power BI First Public Preview

The Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (BI) Public Preview will be available soon to anyone interested in evaluating Office 365 Power BI....More
Microsoft Power BI project management screenshot
07/09/2013 - 1:44pm

New Microsoft Mobile BI and Power BI Cloud Business Intelligence

The Microsoft BI world is buzzing about Microsoft's recent announcement on Mobile BI and Power BI, a new Cloud Business Intelligence offering for....More
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