Office 2013

September 11, 2013

Power Map Preview – Exploring the NEW features!

Woot! Microsoft just announced the pre-release availability of the refreshed builds for Power Map with some really cool new features and boy, I must say that I am PUMPED! For folks that know me, I have been doing quite a […]
July 25, 2013

Drill-down Behaviour in Power View

I usually don’t write a lot of posts asking for favours from my readers (in fact, this is the first one), but an incident happened today at my client site which has aggravated a pet peeve that I have with […]
July 9, 2013

Power BI for Office 365

Great news!!! Today, at the Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft announced a new offering – Power BI for Office 365. Quoted from Microsoft – “Power BI for Office 365 is a cloud-based business intelligence (BI) solution that enables our customers to […]
April 11, 2013

Download GeoFlow Preview for Excel 2013

Over the last couple of weeks, many people have been asking me for the download links for GeoFlow. Well, I am pleased to say that GeoGlow has made it’s public preview today and is available for download now. Find below […]
March 26, 2013

GeoSpatial Analytics, Microsoft BI & John Snow’s Cholera Map

Throughout my childhood, I have always been fascinated by the idea of maps. It could be attributed to the number of pirate and treasure hunter stories that I used to voraciously devour. My dreams were filled with the protagonists in […]
March 13, 2013

Unpivoting Data in Data Explorer

Data Explorer is generating a lot of positive buzz within the community and everyone I speak to seems to be really excited about this. (If you are wondering what Data Explorer is, you might want to quickly catch up on […]
March 4, 2013

Introduction to Data Explorer Preview for Excel

It’s just been a couple of days since this add-in has been released and I can’t seem to stop using it. I guess I haven’t been this excited about a Microsoft offering since SSRS 2008 R2 (well, I am really […]
December 24, 2012

Introduction to Excel GeoFlow (Beta 1)

I have been playing around for a couple of weeks with the beta release of Excel GeoFlow and I  have got very mixed feelings about the product. No, I am not trying to be the Grinch in this Christmas season […]
November 23, 2012

Changing PivotTable Names in Excel 2013 + Bug Alert

Today is Black Friday here in the US and I don’t have time to write a regular post (as I am scourging for deals online and planning to get out for shopping as soon as the insane lines outside the […]
July 18, 2012

Creating Maps in Excel 2013 using Power View

There has been a lot of buzz in the BI community since yesterday, and the reason is none other than the public preview of Office 2013 (Excel 2013 in particular). There’s been a lot of articles written on the new […]