Using Power BI to visualise your data

Manipulating vast amounts of available data to drive insights and make business decisions can be a challenge. We need to become data literate and be able to understand data and analytics, to make educated business decisions that rely on the smart use of data rather than on an individual’s opinions.

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Data always tells a story

The difference between business intelligence and advanced analytics often attracts conflicting interpretations from users, vendors, and industry commentators. Gavin Payne explores these differences, and why business intelligence and advanced analytics are increasingly different.

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From data to insight and impact – the BI revolution

This article is for those new to the world of business intelligence, such as application developers and cloud architects, who want to understand how a typical BI solution works, what each of its components do and some of the technologies used to implement them.

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Why open sourced Power BI visuals matter

By Ian Woodgate, managing director of PointBeyond Limited, a UK based SI helping numerous customers to get the most from Power BI. Power BI has rapidly established itself as a capable and popular BI platform. However, did you know that the built-in visuals that you use are all open source, that you can develop your…

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The Data Analysts Toolkit: Why are Excel and R useful together, and how do we connect them?

This article was commissioned by Jen Stirrup a SQL Server fan and Microsoft MVP which a passion for Business Intelligence and Data Virtualisation. Why is analytics interesting? Well, companies are starting to view it as profitable. For example, McKinsey showed analytics was worth 100Bn today, and estimated to be over 320Bn by 2020. When I…

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Azure ML – a Mindshift for Business Intelligence professionals

This article was commissioned by Jen Stirrup a SQL Server fan and Microsoft MVP with a passion for Business Intelligence and Data Virtualisation. On the 12th of November, Jen will be speaking on the topic of ‘Azure ML – a Mindshift for Business Intelligence professionals’ at Future Decoded which is a free event which will…