Entries by Kathrin Haitzer

Frightened of upgrading your company’s SQL Server 2005? We have helpful steps for a manageable & simplified process

Upgrading a database can seem frightening! Fortunately, Agile BI offers exceptional tools from Microsoft and support to help you smoothly upgrade SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2014 and Microsoft Azure SQL Database before the end-of-support deadline on the 12th of April 2016. Find here three steps that can help make this an efficient upgrade: First, […]

Sydney BI User Group December Session

Sydney BI User Group – December Meet Up: “Implementing Row Level Security using DAX” Thank you everyone for coming to the last Sydney BI User Group session in 2015! I hope you all enjoyed Jixin Jia’s (Gin) and Iman Eftekhari’s presentation about “Implementing Row Level Security using DAX”. Please find here the online presentation and here […]

Do you remember the Sinclair ZX Spectrum?

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum, favorite 80s toys for Agile BI director and e book author James Beresford. Read in his interview with Syncfusion how he developed his technology skills with the family’s first household computer and what his recommendations to people interested in PowerPivot or HDInsight are. Read the interview here!  

Marco Russo DAX expert

Marco Russo DAX expert: What is DAX? And why you have to know Marco Russo if you know DAX? DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) is the native formula and query language for Microsoft Power Pivot and SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular models. Important to know is that DAX is NOT a programming language, DAX is a […]

Sydney Power BI User Group

We are excited to announce that our user group was one of the very few selected from across the world to be a launch partner for the newly formed Power BI User Groups! (PUGs) This partnership will allow our group to receive support from the Power BI team in the way of exclusive perks, contests, […]

The Question of the day: Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Qlik View or IBM Watson – Which one is the easiest program to make presentations for my marketing and sales team?

We from Agile BI hold lots of events and workshops during the year. We love to teach and inspire our attendees. But we also love the fact that we get at every workshop something back – feedback, contacts or inspiring questions. After every workshop our team comes together again and reflects the workshop. At this […]

Finally, Power BI general availability on the 24th of July

Power BI general availability Self Service Business Intelligence is the holy grail for many organisations. The ability to let users explore data by themselves and “cut the cord” with the IT department enables data driven decision making to improve business processes and identify new opportunities.  Microsoft’s vision is cloud based, mobile friendly and priced very […]