Readers: I am occasionally going to re-blog posts from my friend, Bryan Brandow’s MicroStrategy site. I consider Bryan one of the best in the business, but his passions lie in other areas these days. I will denote these blogs by beginning them with “Bryan Redux.” If you want to visit Bryan old site, the URL […]

Readers: Last night, I installed MicroStrategy v9.4.1 on my laptop. I already have MicroStrategy v9.3.1 Hotfix 3 on it, but want to start experimenting with some of the new features. I have a 10 seat license that any legitimate business can download and use for free. The link to apply and download the 10 seat […]

There are cases in which a dynamic prompt is used to qualify attributes selected to be part of a report, but the attribute list is very long. Attributes like ‘Street Address’ may contain keywords like ‘St’, ‘Ave’, ‘Dr’ that can be used to reduce the list of selected elements. It is possible to filter the […]

On my trip home to Arizona from Paris yesterday, I read the Special College Report article in the current issue of Time Magazine (October 7, 2013). It is titled Class of 2025 How They’ll Learn and What They’ll Pay. I am always interested in they ways different groups (i.e., Government, educators, parents, etc.) perceive what […]

Welcome to D23 Expo Source: micechat.com Guests approaching the convention center were greeted by the huge Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s Waffle-inator which was home to the Phineas and Ferb Waffle-inator Challenge game. D23 Expo Show Floor The D23 Expo show floor featured booths and pavilions from just about every corner of the Walt Disney Company. Here are […]

I am in New York City this week on business. I arrived a day early and toured the American Museum of Natural History. The museum is large and there is a lot to see and take in. One of the things I liked is how they visually explained complex or semi-complex subjects to us, the […]

SOURCE: The following blog post is taken directly from A review of Edward Tufte’s ‘Beautiful Evidence’ by Yuri Engelhardt. The link to Yuri’s website can be found here. [Note: I am about to start a multi-part series on Minard’s map related to Napoleon’s Russian Campaign of 1812. I am going to introduce the players related to this map […]