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Microsoft Takes 2017 Business Intelligence and Analytics Magic Quadrant by Storm

Microsoft Business Intelligence Magic Quadrant

Headline a bit much? All things considered, we don’t think so. While Dynamics 365 has dominated discussion in the past few months, the latest Gartner report for BI and analytics is a great reminder that the shiny new cloud-based ERP/CRM powerhouse has a serious supporting cast that is very capable of standing alone. Leaders Lead In…

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PowerBI: Focusing on Driving Time to Value

powerBI driving time to value dynamics 365 for operations

I was very excited when I wrote three blogs on PowerBI about six months ago. There was/is much to be excited about including: Ability to drive insight to end users Pre-built content using Role Centers, Analysis Cubes and KPIs Integration with Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics services in Azure Continuing more and better AX integration…

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Dynamics 365 & Azure Iot Suite – Temperature Sensor Demo

Azure IoT Suite Temperature Sensor Demonstration Video

Technologically speaking, we live in a very exciting time. With the rapid advances and increased connectivity, many refer to it as the 4th Industrial Revolution. You have likely heard at least a few of the buzz words associated with this “Industry 4.0.” Big data, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Business Intelligence…

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Business Intelligence (BI) Blog – Part 2: Adding Power BI to Dynamics AX

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Part 1 of the BI Blog, “Dynamics AX Reporting Out of the Box,” focused on what is available to Dynamics AX users natively (Click Here to read part 1).   Part 2 will focus on a brief chronology of the elements making up the Microsoft Business Intelligence solution, some of the incremental features and the strategic…

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Business Intelligence (BI) Part 1: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 BI Out of the Box

dynamics ax role center

Much has been announced in the past two years relating to Business Intelligence by Microsoft.  For the Dynamics AX user, consider the laundry list of technologies and concepts: Management Reporter SQL Server Reporting Services SQL Server Analysis Services Cloud vs On Premise Office 365 Power BI Power Query/Map/View/Pivot… Datazen OLAP/Cubes Visualization Extract, Transform, Load BI…

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