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 needed to change the time and date of my session which was rescheduled to take place after I'd left to go back home. So, I was sorry not to be able to present the session but… Continue reading Intro to R and Power BI Presentation and a Presenting Secret

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.

Business Intelligence

What’s wrong with the term data literacy? Here’s an alternative Data Literacy is another buzzword that gives me some discomfort. I prefer the term data fluency, and I'll explain why later. In the meantime, I thought I'd share some context on why I dislike the term data literacy because it hides much wider questions and problems. I don't think data literacy is a very… Continue reading What’s wrong with the term data literacy? Here’s an alternative

Business Intelligence

The Janusian conflict between the CISO and the DPO

The CISO is often said to have two overriding fears: everyone who works for the company…. and everyone who doesn’t. By contrast, the DPO looks at data through the lens of the individual. Under GDPR, companies must have a DPO if they collect, store, process or share sensitive personal data or extensive volumes of personal data. There is a conflict between these roles, however, and this post suggests ways to resolve the issues.

Business Intelligence

Delivering Power Platform Projects: Truths from the Field

I have successfully delivered a number of Power Platform Projects for nearly a year now. Even though I am no longer a Microsoft MVP, I still work hands-on with Microsoft products as well as providing more strategic thought leadership to business leaders. The current blog forms a summary of what's good, and what's not so good, about working with Power Platform projects.

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SQLBits: The Data Lifecycle: Decision making with data in Power BI and Fast Focus: Azure Notebooks for Artificial Intelligence

SQLBits Business Intelligence presentation. Data can be viewed as having a product lifecycle, where it can be collected, analysed, visualized, utilized and then monetized. In this session, aimed at business intelligence leaders, we will look at generating ideas and formulating a strategy that could benefit your organization by adding information as an asset to the organization.