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…
Improved Windows 8.1 apps

Improved Windows 8.1 apps

If you've upgraded to Windows 8.1 (the general availability code, not the preview) you'll now be the happy owner of some updated 'modern' apps. Yes, modern apps, because we can't…
Windows 8.1 ships

Windows 8.1 ships

For Microsoft employees such as me, Windows 8.1 has arrived in three stages. The first was a preview, which the rest of the planet also had access to. This was…
Dell XPS 12

Dell XPS 12

If there's one thing I've discovered about Microsoft it's that they're not frugal in the investment of technology for us hard-working sales teams. Several months ago Mr Ballmer announced that…
Windows 8.1 unveiled

Windows 8.1 unveiled

First of all I need to declare that in writing this blog post I am not using any Microsoft employee knowledge about the next release of Windows. I actually don't…