.NET food for the brains!

from Pluralcast , on 1/3/2011 , played: 1631 time(s)

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Welcome to the first Pluralcast of the new year! This episode includes a few predictions for 2011 and a great discussion with Andrew Burst about that thing we love: data! We learn the meaning behind cryptic terms like dimension, cube, measure, score card, and KPI. Additionally, Andrew makes the case that BI technologies should be incorporated into our typical application development strategies for line of business apps.

Finally, Andrew introduces us to his new company, Blue Badge Insights, which he has founded to help companies navigate the Microsoft product ecosystem.

RD HeadshotAndrew Brust

Mr. Brust is the founder of Blue Badge Insights, providing strategy and advisory services to Microsoft customers and partners; and is Chief Technology Officer at Tallan, Inc., a Microsoft National Systems Integrator (NSI).

Andrew is a member of Microsoft's Business Intelligence Partner Advisory Council, founder of the Microsoft BI User Group of NYC, and co-author of Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (Microsoft Press). Often quoted in the technology industry press, and himself a columnist for Redmond Developer News and Visual Studio Magazine, Andrew has over 20 years' experience consulting in the Financial, Public, Small Business and Not-For-Profit sectors.

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