Month: November 2011

Comparing Access to PowerPivot

Here’s a question that comes up with increasing frequency:  “PowerPivot seems kinda similar to Access in many ways, what’s the difference?” Why Does the Question Come Up? Some of you […]

Written by on November 17, 2011

Six Observations from the 2011 PASS Keynote

The PASS Summit tends to be one of  Microsoft’s favorite venues for unveiling big news in the BI space.  As you may recall, the 2010 Summit revealed some amazing things for the PowerPivot world.

Written by on November 10, 2011

DAX – Trended Moving Averages

I’ve always been a firm believer that moving averages probably give a better insight into trends within a business than a simple trend line associated to a set of values such as monthly sales

Written by on November 8, 2011