Category Archives: Business Applications

A New Era for Self-Service BI: Direct Query for Power BI DataSets

Do you remember the times, when Business Intelligence meant to only have one single point of truth within your organization? And this single source of truth was your enterprise semantic model? How often do you wanted to extend this central … Continue reading

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How to skip SSIS package validation (new in SSIS extension v3.9)

Do you know that feeling.. “I have to quickly open that SSIS package and make a small change..” Well, the change itself does not require a long time, but sometimes the package validation during/after opening the package does take a … Continue reading

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The Microsoft Power Platform

Currently flying home from a great Microsoft Business Applications Summit in Seattle I wanted to use that time in the plane to write about an interesting topic – the Microsoft Power Platform. Maybe you have not heard about that new … Continue reading

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Business Application Spring ’18 Release Notes

During the Business Applications Spring 18 Release Launch event many enhancements to the Power* ( *= BI & Apps) Universe have been announced. In addition to the announcements made during the event, the Spring ’18 Release Notes Guide ( contains a … Continue reading

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