Tom Casey chats with SQL Server Mag about Microsofts' BI Strategy

Ten years ago, Microsoft revolutionized business intelligence (BI) by making OLAP accessible to the IT professional right in the SQL Server relational database product. Now the company wants to make BI available throughout an organization. Tom Casey, Microsoft gm for SQL Server BI, chat with Sheila Molnar to discuss Microsoft’s BI strategy—history of BI, its […]

Ten years ago, Microsoft revolutionized business intelligence (BI) by making OLAP accessible to the IT professional right in the SQL Server relational database product. Now the company wants to make BI available throughout an organization. Tom Casey, Microsoft gm for SQL Server BI, chat with Sheila Molnar to discuss Microsoft’s BI strategy—history of BI, its vital role in SQL Server 2008 R2 release, and its future. Here’s quote from interview: “The consumers of BI, the IT professionals that put the systems and infrastructure together, and developers & analysts who build solutions that people consume. We deliver it in right place in the stack so that you’ve familiar & right tools. We’re aligning release cycles and development efforts to make sure that BI comes through as a set of holistic experiences from Microsoft. It’s a key thing that’ll differentiate us from what other organizations do.


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