Business Analytics Strategie
PowerPivot, then still codenamed Project Gemini, was announced at the second annual Microsoft BI Conference in Seattle on October 6, 2008.
The Background and functionality of Performance Point Server
Over the last years, most Business Intelligence software vendors have been gradually extending their BI offerings to include CPM (Corporate Performance Management) related functionalities of Planning, Budgeting, Consolidation, Profitability Management and Scorecarding.
There is no escaping the harsh reality of the current economic climate. The crisis in the financial industry has lead to a worldwide recession or even depression and most macro-economists seem to agree that this will not end until 2010 at the earliest. Furthermore, the effects of this crisis will be felt for many years to come. While some sectors may be impacted more than others, it is clear that few industries or companies will escape its effects.