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SQL Server 2012 Project Deployment Model

By Andy Bolk, Sr. Business Intelligence Consultant, TW With SQL Server 2012 comes the introduction of the Project Deployment Model.  This uses different methods to deploy and configure SSIS packages than what we are used to in previous versions, now called the Package Deployment Model, but it is much more straightforward.  With the Project DeploymentLearn More
  • 25 Feb, 2015
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Microsoft Excel Power Map – Custom Maps – by R. McNeely TW BI Practice Mgr

Example: Accounts Receivable Office Layout:  The Accounts Receivable Office Layout example will take advantage of the Microsoft’s Excel Power Map – Custom Maps.  Power Map Custom Maps allows you to overlay data onto any image.  A Custom Map utilizes the X,Y geometric coordinate system.  I first created an office floor layout in Visio to representLearn More
  • 16 Dec, 2014
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Power BI for Manufacturing

Project Summary: Tail Wind partnered with a large Midwest manufacturer to architect and design an agile DW/BI system with the goal of gaining meaningful insights into sales, order, and inventory management. Together we selected Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Integration Services (SSIS), Analysis Services (SSAS) and Power BI to turn the strategic vision into reality. AfterLearn More
  • 5 Dec, 2014
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The 1-2-3 of Qualifying Candidates

We Qualify… When you invite Tail Wind to participate in your IT contingent workforce strategy, we assist to ensure the success of your projects and initiatives by applying the proper understanding and diligence in qualifying the resources we provide. We envision ourselves in the role of the Chief Qualifying Officer (CQO). Process: How Tail WindLearn More
  • 25 Sep, 2014
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2016 Perspectives

Tail Wind’s core competency is Business Intelligence.  It is our mission to find and deliver the thought leaders in Business Intelligence; with a specific focus on the Microsoft product stack. We want to help companies access and transform their company data into knowledge. Knowledge that helps them sell more products and services, tune efficiencies, rewardLearn More
  • 16 Apr, 2014
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