DREAM User Group Date
The next meeting of the DREAM User Group is will be held on 22 Nov 2016 at 10 Greek Street, London W1D 4DH. It will be a lunch and afternoon meeting - members please respond to the call up email.
DREAM User Group Nov 2016
The next meeting of the DREAM User Group is being planned for Nov 2016. Further details will be available when finalised.
CODA DREAM 3.6
DREAM 3.6 has been released. We are testing it on behalf of the DREAM User Group.
Microsoft SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2016 is out, with new features and even better performance. Download the eBook from Microsoft here..
DREAM User Group, Nov 2015
The next meeting of the DREAM User Group is being planned for 19 Nov 2015 at the Heddon Street Kitchen, London. More..
Reporting From SQL Server
Take your SQL data, load it into a reporting database, update your cubes and produce a solid reporting platform. Deploy your reports to desktops, browsers and mobile devices. More…
Excel 2016 Business Analytics
Microsoft explains the new Business Analytics features of Excel 2016 including streamlined data analysis, forecasting, new charts and Power BI. More at Office Blogs..
Microsoft in BI ‘Magic Quadrant’
Many organizations already have Microsoft SQL and Office. Gartner puts Microsoft in the ‘magic quadrant’ for Business Intelligence and Analytics. More at Gartner..
ACCA Big Data Report
The ACCA’s report ‘Big data: its power and perils’ and the three things finance professionals need to do. More at ACCA..
SQL Databases on Blob Storage
Some helpful instructions for creating SQL databases with Azure Blob Storage files, courtesy of SQL Server Central. More at SSC..
Microsoft Virtual Database Options
We have been looking at cloud database options: virtual servers, Azure SQL databases and Azure blob storage for SQL database files. More..