Excel - An Excellent Data Mining Tool

Microsoft have an add-in to Excel 2007 that allows you to interrogate mining models in both SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2005.  They have also included some very powerful visualisations that make it very easy for you to go from zero to hero when looking at mining models.  In this fun session I will show you some of those features and show you just how funky it can be.
Presented by Allan Mitchell at SQLBits V
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