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A winner of the Microsoft BI PowerView contest

Microsoft’s BI group is running a contest on using PowerView to answer business questions about one of its demo datasets. More than anything it’s knowing how to use the PowerView GUI to build the appropriate query because the winner is the first person to reply with the correct answer. In any case, I won today’s […]

TM Custom Radar Chart add-in

A Radar Chart, also known as a Spider Chart, visually compares several entities (products, organizations, investment opportunities, or even people) on multiple dimensions. For example, a manager of a diagnostic imaging (radiology) center might want to compare her facility with the competition on dimensions related to patients such as Time To Appointment, Report Turnaround Time, […]

Creating an Excel Mashup

Following up on my previous posts sharing my initial Excel mashups (Excel Mashup #2 and Excel Mashup #1), this post shares the details of how I created the second mashup. It assumes a basic familiarity with C-style syntax, asynchronous processing, and callback functions. For a version in a page by itself (i.e., not in a […]