Panorama now integrates with PowerPivot and SharePoint 2010

Monday, March 15, 2010

A while ago, I saw Panorama was advertising a webcast detailing how Panorama gives a complete solution for the entire Microsoft BI platform, including PowerPivot. I have to admit, just seeing Panorama and PowerPivot in the same sentence seemed odd to me, as PowerPivot seemed like a completely full solution for its purpose. I didn't see what Panorama had to add to the equation. And so I began asking Panorama a few questions... So where does Panorama offer any added value? Well, if your organization is considering using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition along with PowerPivot. If you are going to deploy...

Visual Totals in MDX and Role Security

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Well I thought today we'd go over visual totals in MDX and also see how they may have an impact on how you assign role based security in you SSAS project. Visual Totals in MDX are there to give you just what they describe – a sum on the children in a certain set. Child members which are not in the specified set will be ignored during the calculation. For instance, if I have a set that consists of: USA, New York, Washington and California, when I look at the total for USA, I will only see it's sum...

Synchronizing Roles in Panorama

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Panorama Nova View Analytics is a viewer on a cube which enables you to drag and drop attributes and measures onto a grid, so as to study the influences different slicers and dicers have on a measure. Each combination of slicers and dicers with a certain measure, can be saved as a presentation (the name in Panorama for a dynamic report). The presentation is dynamic, as you can change not only the filters on the existing attributes (as in Reporting Services), but also add new attributes and remove the old ones, creating a new presentation altogether from the one...