Speaking at SQL Bits

In this unusual Industry post I have got the industry insider on camera to discuss why you should get involved in the premier SQL community event, SQL Bits. Take it away Chris Testa O’Neill   SQL Bits goes fourth is on  28th march this time in Manchester. If you decide you would like to get…


Data Presentation in Sharepoint

Jennifer Stirrup from Aspective has written another great business intelligence article for us on her experiences of presenting data in SharePoint. Jennifer rightly points out that getting the numbers right is not enough, easy to understand and compelling visualtisations are also needed by the business.


Business Intelligence and the importance of users

It’s about time there were a few business intelligence posts on Industry Insiders so I am pleased to get an article about the Microsoft BI and the importance of users in form Jennifer Stirrup from Aspective – a Vodafone company. Jennifer has over ten years experience in working with SQL Server, and has specialised in…


Microsoft BI and the importance of users

Recently, I took part in a discussion, where a number of people were debating the need to have a business representative or business-focused Project Manager involved in the design stages of a data warehouse. My own view is that business users should have input at every stage of the development. User buy-in is absolutely critical…