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Best BI Blogs

These days if you want to keep up with all the latest news and developments (especially in our small little BI world) you need to follow the blogs of those who are in the know.

Here are some of our favourites:

An idea or two... SSIS expert Colin Kirkby (and top guy) Cutting edge!
Chris Webb's BI Blog MDX Guru! (Thanks for the link Chris :)
Christian Wade's Blog A bit quiet recently but still a great archive of posts
Darren Gosbell [MVP] - Random Procrastination Australian BI guru and mastermind behind the excellent BIDS Helper
Donald Farmer: Doing Data Integration Soft spoken Scot and MS Group program Manager (and fish farmer) some great posts.  Leading the data mining push at MS
Establish. Execute. Evolve. Adrian Downes MS BI blog with some great PerformancePoint posts - Adrian co-wrote an excellent BSM book  with Nick Barclay (see below)
Hitachi Consulting BI Blog A combined blog from the folks at Hitachi (though mostly Reed Jacobson)
Intelligent Insight on PerformancePoint Ben Tamblyn is Solution Channel Development Manager for MS in the UK and has some great insight on what MS are up to in the BPM world
JamieMac's Weblog Jamie MacLennan is AS Dev Manager at Microsoft - excellent data mining resource
Microsoft Analysis Services Edward Melomed's Blog - The AS Program Manager and one of the original members of the AS team
Microsoft Business Intelligence Blog Patrick Husting's blog - some good PerformancePoint posts here. Patrick is another BSM expert
Microsoft OLAP by Mosha Pasumansky The one and only....
Molding the Microsoft BI Stack Shameless plug for my business partner Sacha Tomey's excellent BI and .Net Blog
Nick Barclay's BI Blog Nick is BSM expert and co author with Adrian Downes (see above)
PerformancePoint Server 2007 Troy Scott is posting some of the best PPS blogs at the moment
Random thoughts on Microsoft Business Intelligence products Patrice Truong's great SQL BI blog
SimonS SQL Server Stuff More general SQL than BI but still a good read
SQL BI Marco Russo - his bio is in Italian (but his excellent blog is in English)
SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Mr Sutha Thiru - he never sleeps!
SSIS Junkie Conchango's Jamie Thomson SSIS - if you haven't heard of him you should give up now!
Thoughts of a Freelance Dolphin Trainer Steve Mchugh - A bit different but always entertaining and very knowledgeable ;)
The Kirkopedia Kirk Hasselden - Kirk was development manager for SSIS and now focuses on Microsoft's MDM outlook

Of course there's plenty more so apologies if I've missed anyone - please let me know and I'll add them.

When I have a bit more time I'll add these to a link section on the site

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