Microsoft have shipped the docs and the start of the samples for Azure Synapse publicly. Azure Synapse is an Azure-based cloud analytics service that provides insights on all data across data warehouses and big data analytics systems.
I've producing content for a Kubernetes and Docker for a project I was working on recently, and I'm now just getting to blog about some of the errors that isn't in the content. I am focused on running Windows Containers. When I tried to pull down an image from Docker Hub, I got the following… Continue reading Switching container nodes in Docker and getting ‘no matching manifest’ error
Artificial Intelligence and Ethics Keynote: With Great Power, comes Great Responsibility. How do we move from principles to practice?
Welcome to Make Your Data Work Monday! The Data Relish team and I are holding AMA ‘ Ask Me Anything ‘ weekly surgery hour slot to help organisations to Make Your Data Work. These will take place every Monday at different weekly time slots. We will talk about Power BI, Excel, Azure, and SQL.
Change is hard, so digital transformation is tough. However, small changes with the agile methodology and Power BI can add up to produce results and deliver business value by moving the needle slowly but surely. Gently, gently, incrementally!
There is a significant client side firewall change being implemented for the Microsoft Container Registry. On 3rd March, 2020, the data endpoint will change from*.cdn.mscr.io to *.data.microsoft.com. This issue only impacts customers with client firewall or VNet rules.
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.
For the past couple of years, I've been trying to grow in different ways. I have been trying to step out of my 'techo' chamber, and grow into becoming more like people who inspire me. Masters of Business Administration I have completed all of the taught parts of the course, and I need to undertake… Continue reading Stepping outside my ‘Techo’ Chamber: Personal and Professional Goals for 2020
I conducted a workshop in Florida recently, aimed at helping people to move from Business Intelligence to Analytics. I thought I'd post the slides here. If you have any questions, please get in touch with me here. I have added some guidelines for using Power BI with marketing and sales data. These are general principles,… Continue reading Moving from Business Intelligence to Analytics?
Dear Mark, I am sorry if this is an emotive post but here goes. I've just been sent a violent video of a man abusing a little girl. She is about a year old. It has a sexual component. I am not going to share it, but I would like to be able to report… Continue reading Letter to Mark Zuckerberg: Why is it so hard to report Facebook Messenger videos portraying violence, pornography and child pornography to the police?
User stories are development tasks often expressed as follows: persona + need + purpose A key component of agile software development is putting people first. User stories put actual business users at the front-and-centre of the conversation. In this post, we will cover the following topics: What makes a good user story? Story template Definition… Continue reading User Stories for Agile Business Intelligence
If data is the new oil, AI is the new electricity to help organizations to really make your data work. Microsoft are powering their AI Builder with new features. For example, the team are introducing a new set of prebuilt models that add intelligence to the Power Platform and are accessible via Power Apps and Power Automate.