Chris Testa-O'Neill on Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL Server
It proved to be a really interesting presentation about what BI tools are now available, and what tools are appropriate for what problems.
- Reporting Services
- Report Builder
The talk concluded with a nice demonstration of setting up PowerPivot in Excel, highlighting what could be achieved by a business 'power user', and what areas they would require assistance from a BI expert.
We also met in a different room from normal which I think most people thought was a better space. Plus (as you may observe in the photo above), it has a grand piano – I'm sure we could find a use for that somehow!