Business Intelligence http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9179/more en Digging into New Custom Maps for Excel Power Map http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/digging-new-custom-maps-excel-power-map <div class="node-body article-body">In the latest round of monthly Power BI updates, a really cool addition for Power Map was released called Custom Maps. Custom Maps empower you to get incredibly creative with location analytics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/digging-new-custom-maps-excel-power-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/digging-new-custom-maps-excel-power-map#comments Power BI Custom Maps Excel 2013 Power Map visual analytics visualizations Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:19:00 +0000 20401 at http://sqlmag.com Source: Microsoft Big Data: Model or Not Model? http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/big-data-model-or-not-model <div class="node-body article-body">Are you faced with issues of how to wrangle database design and data modeling in the big data world?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/big-data-model-or-not-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/big-data-model-or-not-model#comments Database Administration Business Intelligence big data data modeling database design Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:21:00 +0000 20251 at http://sqlmag.com Hybrid Business Intelligence with Power BI http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/hybrid-business-intelligence-power-bi <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding how to architect hybrid-BI scenarios is becoming a more important skill to master in our profession.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/hybrid-business-intelligence-power-bi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/power-bi/hybrid-business-intelligence-power-bi#comments Azure Hybrid Cloud Power BI Office 365 SharePoint Security big data Excel hybrid business intelligence Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:00:00 +0000 19841 at http://sqlmag.com Amazing Data Visualization with Apps for Office http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/amazing-data-visualization-apps-office <div class="node-body article-body">One of the many hidden gems in the Microsoft BI world is the new Apps for Office framework. If you want a data visualization that Microsoft tools don't currently offer out-of-the-box, Office Web Apps may be a viable option for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/amazing-data-visualization-apps-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/amazing-data-visualization-apps-office#comments Office 365 Business Intelligence data visualizations Excel Office Mobile Apps Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 19581 at http://sqlmag.com Do More with Mobilizer's RDL Update from Forerunner http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-reporting-services/do-more-mobilizers-rdl-update-forerunner <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Levitt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forerunner Software brings a new RDL update to Mobilizer, a program that will give you access to all your SQL Server information from anywhere.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-reporting-services/do-more-mobilizers-rdl-update-forerunner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-reporting-services/do-more-mobilizers-rdl-update-forerunner#comments SQL Server Reporting Services SQL Server Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Database Reporting Systems Forerunner Forerunner Mobilizer mobile integration mobile software SQL Server Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:38:00 +0000 19481 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Data Tools for SQL Server 2014 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-data-tools-sql-server-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to get SQL Server Data Tools for SQL Server 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-data-tools-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-data-tools-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 Visual Studio Business Intelligence Analysis Services Reporting Services SQL Server Data Tools SQL Server Integration Services Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 19101 at http://sqlmag.com WPC 2014 Showcases New Power BI Experience http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/wpc-2014-showcases-new-power-bi-experience <div class="node-body article-body">Having recently spent time with the Microsoft Power BI engineering team, I can share that they are indeed thinking mobile-first (unlike Microsoft BI of the past), have set high goals, and are sensitive to existing customer needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/wpc-2014-showcases-new-power-bi-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/wpc-2014-showcases-new-power-bi-experience#comments Power BI Business Intelligence Microsoft Power BI Power View Salesforce Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 19001 at http://sqlmag.com Business Intelligence Market Shifts http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/business-intelligence-market-shifts <div class="node-body article-body">Analytics is taking center stage in the business world. More than eight years ago there was chatter about an inevitable market shift from traditional BI to analytics. In 2014, those predictions have indeed become a reality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/business-intelligence-market-shifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/business-intelligence-market-shifts#comments Business Intelligence Analytics career outlook Power BI skills tools training Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18761 at http://sqlmag.com Unlock the Power of SSRS Across All Devices http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-reporting-services/unlock-power-ssrs-across-all-devices <div class="field-deck"> Forerunner Software's Mobilizer 3.0 released </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You can leverage the power of Microsoft’s SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) easier and faster on any device with the newly released Mobilizer 3.0 from Forerunner Software.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-reporting-services/unlock-power-ssrs-across-all-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-reporting-services/unlock-power-ssrs-across-all-devices#comments SQL Server Reporting Services Forerunner Software Mobile Business Intelligence Mobilizer 3.0 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:16:00 +0000 18581 at http://sqlmag.com 8 Free Business Intelligence Tools http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/8-free-business-intelligence-tools <div class="node-body gallery-body">Free tools are always handy. Here are eight free business intelligence-related tools for database administrators, business analysts, SQL Server developers, and other data professionals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/8-free-business-intelligence-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/8-free-business-intelligence-tools#comments Business Intelligence BIDS Helper DAX Studio Excel free tools NodeXL RSBuild Tableau Public Treemap Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18561 at http://sqlmag.com