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Scottish ancestors

Scottish ancestors

The print-out of my family tree has been rather lop-sided since I started tracing my roots. I have recorded sixty-six ancestors of my mother, going back seven generations and to…
Three years at Microsoft

Three years at Microsoft

I had a very busy day yesterday and didn't notice that it was my third anniversary of joining Microsoft. Looking back those three years have flown past - I remember…
Apps for Excel 2013

Apps for Excel 2013

Office 2013 has the ability to provide in-application apps to users, and Excel is the most bountiful place to find and use these handy additions. Here's a pick of some…
Power BI for Office 365

Power BI for Office 365

In two recent posts I discussed the Power BI app for Windows 8.1 and Power Query for Excel 2013. Continuing with this business intelligence (BI) theme, let's take a look…
Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1

This latest update to Windows Phone is not generally available yet, so most users will need to wait until their networks push out the update. If you're interested in grabbing…
Power BI app for Windows 8.1

Power BI app for Windows 8.1

In late December I blogged about the Power Query add-in for Excel 2013, and mentioned that Excel is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for Business Intelligence. BI in general…
Microsoft Project Siena

Microsoft Project Siena

Most Windows 8 (or 8.1) users would look at the apps on their start screen and assume that they couldn't build one themselves. Many people would be wrong, as Microsoft's…
Power Query for Excel 2013

Power Query for Excel 2013

If you have Office 2013 Professional (or Pro Plus, which is part of certain Office 365 offerings), you'll be entitled to use a set of business intelligence add-ins for Excel…