MicroStrategy Analytics Platform received top scores for the features technology professionals need to enable business user business intelligence (BI) self-service, as well as for the effectiveness of its advanced data visualization (ADV) functionality in the recently published Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Report for Q2, 2014. According to the report, “Forrester also scored MicroStrategy highly […]

Readers: Today, I am adding the second post in my MicroStrategy Report Optimization series. This will be a multi-part series (I will leave it open-ended so I can continue to add to it). Today, we will look at the components that comprise performance. Best Regards, Michael Source: MicroStrategy University, Deploying MicroStrategy High Performance BI, V9.3.1, MicroStrategy, […]

Readers: Bryan Brandow, has posted his second new post on his new blog, Bryan’s BI Blog and it is a doozy. Bryan does an in-depth comparison of MicroStrategy vs. Tableau. Here is a link to the MicroStrategy vs. Tableau post. Best Regards, Michael  

Introduction Starting with MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise 9.4.1, Report Services documents can contain grids with objects coming from more than one dataset. Multiple Datasets in a Single Grid/Graph/Widget Object in MicroStrategy Web 9.4 [2] Users now have the ability to add attributes and/or metrics from multiple datasets to a single grid, graph, or widget. For example, if Dataset #1 […]

With the release of MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise 9.4.1, the Analytical Engine logic has been enhanced with respect to joining data from multiple datasets in a Report Services Document. One of the features that is available with this release is the ability to use objects (e.g., attributes, metrics) from multiple datasets in a single grid in […]

Readers: In Part 5 of this series on data blending, we reviewed Tableau’s Data Blending Architecture. With Part 5, I have wrapped up the Tableau portion of this series. I am now going to post, over the next week or so, several parts discussing how we do data blending using MicroStrategy. Fortunately, MicroStrategy just publish […]

Readers: In Part 4 of this series on data blending, we reviewed Tableau’s Data Blending Principles. We also reviewed an example of data blending in Jonathan Drummey’s Patient Falls Dashboard. [3] Today, in Part 5 of this series, we will peel the onion a bit more and look at Tableau’s Data Blending Architecture. Again, much of […]