Power Query for Excel

November 26th, 2013|Business Intelligence and Analytics|

We have started to use the new Microsoft Power Query add-in for Excel that enhances self-service business intelligence for Excel with an intuitive and consistent experience for discovering, combining, and refining data across a wide variety of sources including relational, structured and semi-structured, OData, Web, Hadoop, Azure Marketplace, and more. Microsoft Power Query for Excel is [...]

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Business Rules in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

November 20th, 2013|Dynamics CRM|

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 has a useful new feature called “Business Rules”. Not to be confused with “Process Flows”, Business Rules help us to provide a few common functions without the need to write JavaScript. CRM 2013 will initially come with five standard Business Rules; more will be added at a later date. Setting up Business [...]

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Data Visualisation with Power View

November 13th, 2013|Business Intelligence and Analytics, SharePoint|

Microsoft makes self-service reporting a reality by providing a highly interactive and responsive data exploration, visualisation, and presentation experience for users of all types—from business executives to information workers in Excel. Now anyone can easily create a report in just seconds, transform the “shape” of data with a single click, add powerful timed animation sequences [...]

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Dynamics CRM – What’s New in 2013?

November 6th, 2013|Dynamics CRM|

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 is now available for public release and contains a large amount of new features designed to make the user's experience more friendly and efficient. Previously codenamed 'Orion', the latest release introduces a brand new interface previously seen across Sales and Marketing seen in the Polaris release for CRM 2011. We've summarised [...]

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