Business Intelligence

Stillness is the Key Book Review

Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday My rating: 5 of 5 stars I chose this book because I'm becoming increasingly interested in meditation, and I thought that this might help me to understand more about the general domain. We have to make space in our lives for stillness. Leaders make time for it. Jesus… Continue reading Stillness is the Key Book Review

Women In Tech

Isn’t it time community speakers were all treated reasonably and equally by organizers?

TL; DR Yes Let me tell you about the second-worst conference experience I've ever had as a speaker. The worst experience happened a few years ago and it is at the foot of the post so you will have to read down - note, it does have a trigger warning. Speakers from diverse backgrounds want… Continue reading Isn’t it time community speakers were all treated reasonably and equally by organizers?

Business Intelligence

Intro to R and Power BI Presentation and a Presenting Secret

I was all set to present this session at the European Collaboration Summit in November 2021, but the organizers, well, God only knows what happened there but here is a guess. o, I was sorry not to be able to present the session but my plane was all organized and I could not change it… Continue reading Intro to R and Power BI Presentation and a Presenting Secret

Artificial Intelligence, SQLServerPedia Syndication

AzureML and CRISP-DM – a Framework to help the Business Intelligence professional move to AI

Azure ML can become a part of the data ecosystem in an organization, but this requires a mindshift from working with Business Intelligence to more advanced analytics. How can we can adopt a mindshift from Business Intelligence to advanced analytics using Azure ML? Although CRISP-DM is not perfect, the CRISP-DM framework offers a pathway for machine learning using AzureML.

Women In Tech

Webinar Presentation Tips from an introverted presenter

For some, speaking in public is a real terror. I am also very nervous before I speak, simply because I care and I want to do well. I don't believe I've got over a fear of speaking, but I do believe that I have learned to manage it better through preparation, failing and succeeding. The purpose of this blog is to share tips and tricks for delivering webinars. As a fellow introvert, you may want to learn how to deliver webinars as a step forward into speaking. So, I hope that this helps, and I look forward to your comments.

Diversity, Women In Tech

Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion and Equality – how they can work together for workplace and tech community

It may come as a surprise to you that the history of statistics and data science is fraught with racism, sexism, class, race, colonialism and anti-Semitism. Even if you do not have much of a data science background, you may be aware of some of the issues. For example, Fisher's exact test is a statistical… Continue reading Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion and Equality – how they can work together for workplace and tech community

Business Intelligence

7 ‘C’s of Automation with Power Platform

Don't know where to start on your Power Platform journey? How can you help your company to evolve, adapt and succeed using Microsoft’s Power Platform to stay at the forefront of the competition, and win the race to success? What are the benefits that the future of technology could bring to you and our organisations, right now? In this post, we’ve collected together our essential list of 7 ‘C’s to help give you a quick start with Power Platform solutions.