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Self-Service Dashboards in Excel 2013

Power View has been around as a feature in Microsoft Office Excel since they released Office 2010, but in order to use it, you had to have SharePoint 2010 available to you. Now, with the release of Office 2013, Power View can be used without a server component. This means that you can take advantage of the easy reporting capabilities of Power View by using your own Excel Spreadsheet data.

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Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2014 during Microsoft TechEd 2013

Last week during Microsoft TechEd 2013, Microsoft announced plans to incorporate in-memory OLTP in SQL Server 2014. They also expanded on some features included in the upcoming release.

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Webinar: Budgeting and Planning with QlikView

What many people don’t realize is that QlikView comes bundled with a GUI/visualization layer, storage layer, and data integration later – all of the pieces that are necessary to build a fully functional planning application – at a fraction of the cost of traditional planning software packages. Once the concepts are understood, a custom-built app in QlikView works equally well on your desktop using your own data as well as on a corporate server dealing with multiple users and budgeting/planning requirements.

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BI for the Right Side of the Brain

Earlier this year at the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit on March 19, 2013, Donald Farmer,VP of Product Management at QlikTech, delivered a presentation discussing the enigmatic human side of BI. He suggests that BI contains an emotional and intuitive aspect that enables users to back decisions by exploring instincts.

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Webinar: Using the Connector for Google Analytics in Tableau 8

Tableau Software, Inc. has just released Tableau 8. In addition to exciting new data visualization features, Tableau 8 comes equipped with new native data connectors, including a connector for Google Analytics. With this new built-in functionality, Google’s expansive data store of website statistics can be analyzed with Tableau’s powerful data visualization capabilities.

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What’s New in Tableau 8?

The StatSlice team recently attended the Tableau 8 Roadshow here in Dallas. The crowd was large and enthusiastic. The presenter, Ted Wasserman (a Tableau Product Manager), summarized the changes.

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Tableau Dashboards Sourced from OLAP vs. a Relational Database: An Analysis

Seattle-based Tableau Software is widely recognized as one of the leading providers of data visualization products that focuses on Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA). Their systems help corporate users analyze, visualize and share information.

Tableau has been ranked by Gartner and IDC as one of the world’s fastest growing software companies. With a customer base of over 10,000 companies, and tens of thousands of people using Tableau to share data in their blogs and websites, they are a force in the BI world. There are other data visualization systems in the business intelligence market, but the purpose of this article is to specifically discuss Tableau dashboards sourced from Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) vs. Relational Database (RDB) sources.

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Tableau Software Publishes Top 10 BI Trends for 2013

Our good friends at Tableau Software have published a list of their Top 10 Trends for 2013. We feel like they have hit some things right on the head. Like Tableau, we look forward to a very exciting 2013 and promise our own Top 10 List for 2014…

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StatSlice Partners With QlikTech To Place Decision Making Data At Your Fingertips

March 1, 2010 – StatSlice Systems is proud to announce their new partnership with QlikTech, providers of cutting edge QlikView business intelligence (BI) software.

QlikView is changing the way people think about Business Intelligence. Recognized worldwide for its customer satisfaction and ease of use from business users, industry analysis, and the media, QlikView makes the complex process of developing dashboards, analysis and reporting applications simple, enabling every business user to explore their data like never before.

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