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GeoFlow Public Preview Available

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First big news from the PASS BA Conference: the public preview for GeoFlow is now available. You can download it here:

Here are the official announcements with all the details:

GeoFlow is an addin for Excel 2013 that allows you to visualise your data on a 3D map, to zoom in and explore that data, and record ‘tours’ of this data. It’s a lot of fun! As a taster, here’s a screenshot of a visualisation showing English secondary schools exam results data (average A-Level point score per pupil) broken down by school gender of entry:


UPDATE: one other thing I have to mention is that when this was announced in the keynote at the PASS BA Conference this morning, Amir Netz did an absolutely astounding demo showing GeoFlow’s touch-based capabilities running on a massive Perceptive Pixel screen (I think it was this one: It was possibly the most impressive demo I’ve seen of any Microsoft BI product. Anyway, I got to play on it myself later and it was as cool as it looked. If you’ve got $80000 burning a hole in your pocket then you could do worse than invest in one of these babies.

Written by Chris Webb

April 11, 2013 at 2:07 pm

Posted in Excel, GeoFlow

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  1. Reblogged this on Says My Mind.

    Swanand Kant

    April 11, 2013 at 4:33 pm

  2. Chris – The price has dropped significantly! I think they run around $26k now. Order a couple of them for home:-)

    Lara Rubbelke

    April 14, 2013 at 12:40 am

    • Only $26K? I’ll get a couple for my kids and one to put in my bathroom!

      Chris Webb

      April 14, 2013 at 1:42 am

  3. Was the keynote demo recorded by any chance?


    April 14, 2013 at 4:33 pm

  4. […] that Microsoft were talking about it at some SharePoint conference five months ago but nonetheless the keynote demo was apparently very impressive indeed. Here’s a screenshot of […]

  5. […] GeoFlow Public Preview Available […]

  6. Any idea if this will be made available for multidimensional SSAS cubes?


    May 2, 2013 at 11:23 am

    • It should hopefully work in the future when a new version of Multidimensional (DAXMD) supports DAX queries

      Chris Webb

      May 2, 2013 at 11:26 am

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