About the Author
Alberto Ferrari is a consultant and trainer for the BI development area with the Microsoft suite for Business Intelligence. His main interests are in the methodological approaches to BI development and he works as a trainer for software houses that need to design complex BI solutions. He is a founder, with Marco Russo, of the site www.sqlbi.com, where they publish whitepapers and articles about SQL Server technology. He co-authored the "SqlBI Methodology", which can be found on the SqlBI site.
Chris Webb has been working with Microsoft Business Intelligence tools for almost ten years in a variety of roles and industries. He is an independent consultant and trainer based in the UK, specializing in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and the MDX query language. He is the co-author of "MDX Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 and Hyperion Essbase", is a regular speaker at conferences, and blogs on BI at http://cwebbbi.spaces.live.com. He is a recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional award for his work in the SQL Server community.