Creating simple time series forecasting using Microsoft PowerBI and DAX

Microsoft’s PowerBI platform continues to present itself as a strong competitor to entrenched players like Tableau, Looker, and Qlik. Power BI has strengths with its embedded ETL toolset, very fast Columnar (SSAS) database, powerful DAX programming language, R integration, and its compelling pricepoint. That aside, there are still key areas that are missing when compared to…

Implementing Environmental Dashboards in your workplace

  We’ve all seen them – those big, flat-panel televisions – colorfully beaming with real-time data points. Pure eye-candy! I am a big proponent of environmental dashboards in the office space. Dashboards serve a vital purpose as a communication hub – providing quick access to metrics the whole organization should be aware of. However, they should not over-extend their…