With the launch of Microsoft Office 365, we felt we needed to update a previous blog entry and show off some new stuff. A while ago, we posted about the Powerball lottery when it was up to several hundred million dollars. It was really interesting to see the amount of traffic driven to our blog, as we showed how you could mash-up some data using Microsoft Excel and PowerPivot. It was a quick example and probably not our best work.
Joining GeekWire’s Todd Bishop and John Cook this Friday in the KIRO Radio studios to record their weekend show! Todd sent me an e-mail and said he had an opening this Friday and wondered if I would like to fill-in and talk about Windows 8, Extended Results and thoughts on Microsoft’s future. Well, those are my favorite topics, so I can’t wait! Continue reading “Joining the GeekWire staff to record their weekly podcast/radio show this Friday and talk Windows 8!”
Who doesn’t like some good recognition every now and then? We helped deploy SQL 2012 at a couple of customers’ sites during beta with very good success. We received this glass award in the mail today in recognition of Extended Results’ efforts in being a Great GOLD Business Intelligence Partner for Microsoft.
My giant SQL Developer team consists of the true heroes. Thanks team.
NEW YORK (AP) — SAP AG has agreed to acquire software maker Business Objects SA in a tender offer valued at more than 4.8 billion euros ($6.8 billion), the companies said Sunday. Under the terms of the agreement, SAP, the world’s largest maker of business software that helps companies do back-office work such as payroll, inventory management and accounting, will pay 42 euros ($59.35) per share in cash.