PowerPivot Deep Dive with Rob Collie (3/3)

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Presented at the Swedish SQL Server User Group meeting January 27th 2010 in Stockholm.

Part 3:

The Great Football Project

-
Real Project! (2006)
- Professional BI consultant

  • $50k, 3 months
  • Top-notch SSIS/SSAS pro

- Professional data!

  • $100k license to STATS Inc.
  • "Professional" only meant "Expensive"

Football Demo #1:  Measures

The CALCULATE() Function

  • Your new best friend
  • Like SUMIF(), modernized

=CALCULATE(<Aggregation>,<filter1>,<filter2>,…)

Football Demo #2:  Cube Formulas


Rob Collie’s
bio (from http://powerpivotpro.com): "Excel geek, Business Intelligence professional, all-around data enthusiast, and one of the founding engineers behind PowerPivot, Microsoft’s new self-service BI offering."

Swedish SQL Server User Group: http://www.sqlug.se

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