Thursday 17 September 2009

Microsoft Gemini

I just rewatched this video again: - A preview of Microsoft Gemini in Excel 2010.

Why is it that when he says, 'we call them "Slicers"', I can hear Dr. Evil saying 'I call it a "LASER"' ;-)

Well, Gemini is now available as a Community Preview. You can get access to the Gemini CTP if you are a member of the Office 2010 Tech Preview by visiting (if you go to that link, click on "Videos", there is a really bad "Project Gemini for Excel 2010" video that you can watch).

Is Gemini a "QlikView Killer"? I am not sure. All I can say is that my experience tells me that QlikView rocks compared to this demo. My experience also tells me that Microsoft are into marathon's, not sprints.

1 comment:

  1. Hi,

    Gemini is going live. It is now called PowerPivot. Microsoft has released some websites. Here you'll find more information (only in German:

    The Microsoft sites are and



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