The Update - August 2008




Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008


Register NOW for the 2nd Annual Microsoft BI Conference - click here!


25% Discount Promotion - Microsoft Office SharePoint ECAL / PerformancePoint Server CAL

*** extended through September 30, 2008


Microsoft to Acquire DATAllegro

What the Microsoft-DATAllegro Deal Means for Customers, Vendors and BI


Assessment Tool for Business Intelligence

- compare your infrastructure against industry best practices and the latest IT research





TDWI Conference

Aug 17-22 - San Diego, CA

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How does it all stack up?

6 part Seminar Series, sponsored by Inetium & Microsoft

Aug 7 & 28,  Sept 18

Omaha, NE

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Dashboard in a Day - sponsored by Quilogy

Sept 9 - Kansas City, MO

Sept 11 - Fairview Heights, IL

Sept 16 - Omaha, NE

Sept 18 - Chicago, IL

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Microsoft BI Conference

Oct 6-8 - Seattle, WA


PASS Community Summit 2008

Nov 18-21 - Seattle, WA

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Find Events & Webcasts




* all times listed below are for Pacific time zone 


Making the right business decisions at the right time with the right tools

Aug 15, 9am

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Achieving Business Intelligence Across the Enterprise presented by Thorogood

Aug 21, 9am - Maximize Business Performance

Sept 18, 9am - Realize Fast & Effective Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting


Microsoft Business Intelligence for Retail - sponsored by Solver

Aug 14, 11am

Aug 28, 11am

Sept 11, 11am

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PerformancePoint Training Sites

Online: PPS Planning, Monitoring and Analytics (includes videos and workbooks)

Online: ProClarity


Hitachi Consulting

Business Intelligence Education Services

PerformancePoint 2007 Boot Camp (4 Day) - click here for more info

Sept 9-12 - Irvine, CA


Solid Quality Mentors

BI Courses, including SQL 2005, PPS and ProClarity

Microsoft BI Bootcamp (5 day) - click here for more info

Sept 8-12 - Beaverton, OR

Dec 8-12 - Seattle, WA


IT Mentors

Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Monitoring & Analytics


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