Category Archives: PowerPivot

Microsoft recognized by Gartner as a Leader in Business Intelligence in 2011

Gartner has published another edition of it’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence market . It’s worth to say that Microsoft is recognized as a strong leader in this area and has made a big step further to the top of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Moves into Leaders Category on Forrester’s 2010 Enterprise BI Platforms Wave

In the latest Forrester 2010 Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms Wave Microsoft has moved from Strong Performer into the Leaders Category. The report really captures the heart of Microsoft strategy highlighting the ubiquity of Office and SharePoint as key to Microsoft’s … Continue reading

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PowerPivot reports as a data source for PerformancePoint Services dashboards

One of new features delivered in PerformancePoint Server 2010 is built-in support for PowerPivot reports as a data source. After publishing PowerPivot report on Sharepoint 2010 you can use it to build interactive dashboards using PerformancePoint Services objects such Analytic … Continue reading

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PowerPivot for Excel 2010 November CTP Expired

If you are running the November 2009 CTP version of the PowerPivot for Excel 2010 add-in, your add-in expired on April 1st. When you try to start PowerPivot for Excel using SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP (aka CTP3), you … Continue reading

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Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Public Beta are now available for download

Today Microsoft  announced the general availability of the public beta of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010 and Office Web Apps for MS customers and partners. You  can download the beta at  http://www.microsoft.com/2010.  PowerPivot for Excel 2010 … Continue reading

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