Matt May on Leading Change

Change management has been on my mind of late as I prepare for an upcoming presentation on EPM Tool deployments.  Here’s a particularly relevant post from Matt May, who wrote the Elegant Solution, one of my favorite books on innovation (the other one being Berkun’s Myths).  He also wrote In Pursuit of Elegance, from which…

BI conference 2010: a few good sessions

And this was one of them: “Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Consolidation Best Practices Considerations”.  The SQL CAT team continues to deliver – every conference I have been to, this group at Microsoft always delivers great content. Now, before I start to rave too much, I will say the title of the session fails a…

Online Synchronization Between Your PCs and the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft will soon be integrating features of Windows Live Mesh into Windows Live Sync and Windows Live SkyDrive.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with these terms, all of them relate to Microsoft’s free, consumer-based, cloud-driven applications for PC synchronization and online storage.  These applications constitute part of Live Services, which are one of…