Sorry I'm a little late in alerting you to this SQL Server 2005 Educational Webcast Series on TechNet, which runs from March 21-May 18. This 10 part series will provide IT Professionals with a broad overview of the benefits of SQL Server 2005 to whet their appetite for the upcoming public beta release, TechEd and a more detailed technical webcast series to follow TechEd in June. To learn more see http://www.microsoft.com/seminar/events/series/technetsqlserver2005.mspx

Also Don't forget these webcasts I'll be hosting out of the UK - they'll be mostly demo based!

19 April, 2pm: TechNet Webcast: Extending the Microsoft BI Platform: Panorama Software

This session will show you how you can integrate Panorama technology seamlessly with SQL Analysis Service and SQL Reporting Services to address the challenges you may face in a Microsoft BI environment. These include scalability, integrating with Microsoft Excel, exception reporting, business level performance management and alerting. The session will provide a technical overview of Panorama’s software, it will be fully interactive with plenty of time for questions.

 

26 April- Analysing and Presenting SQL Server data with ProClarity - a Technical Overview

This webcast is intended to explain how the combination of an analytics application like ProClarity and Analysis Services and Reporting Services in SQL Server, can help organisations analyse large volumes of data quickly and then share the results. An on-line demonstration of ProClarity will show how SQL Server data can be graphically analysed, and the results then shared via Reporting Services.