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  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on Mar 28th

    March 24, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 12425 Views

    Atlanta MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI Group meeting on Mar 28th and 6:30 PM. Luis Figueroa will show us how to do cloud ETL with Azure Data Factory. Allegient will sponsor the event. Don't forget to register at atlantabi.sqlpass.org. ate this meeting http://aka.ms/PUGSurvey, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: A Closer Look at Azure Data Factory Level: Intermediate Date: Monday, March 28th, 2016 Time 6:30 – 8:30 PM ET Place: South Terraces Building (Auditorium Room) 115...

  • Prologika Power BI Showcase

    February 4, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 6952 Views

    Microsoft launched a Power BI Partner Showcase section to help you "find the right solution for your organization" from certified partners like Prologika. I'm excited to announce the first Prologika Power BI Showcase! It's based on the work we did for an insurance company. This solution transformed the organization's data into a key strategic business asset, empowering employees like never before. It currently includes over 300 performance measures that can be analyzed across various dimensions, enabling business to collaborate and...

  • Improve your Power BI skills – Five days left to register!

    January 27, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 12990 Views

    Call/email us if you have any questions about the class. Registration closes on January 31st. Join Teo Lachev as he presents his online Applied Power BI class. Power BI is a Microsoft cloud-hosted BI platform that opens BI to everyone without reliance on IT. And most of it is free! This class is designed for business users and data analysts. You'll learn: What is Power BI and why it'll disrupt the way you analyze your business. How to get instant insights from cloud services, such as Google...

  • Prologika is a BI and Analytics Innovation Awards Finalist!

    January 16, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 2179 Views

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  • Teo Lachev is MVP for 12 years!

    January 16, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 739 Views

    Microsoft has been awarding Teo Lachev the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable (MVP) award every year since 2004 for his expertise and contribution to the community.

  • Presenting at SQL Saturday BI Atlanta

    January 16, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 1394 Views

    Come and join me on Saturday, January 9 th at the first SQL Saturday BI edition in Atlanta. You'll learn about the exiting new BI changes coming to SQL Server 2016 and the Microsoft on-premises roadmap!

  • The Best Self-Service BI Tools of 2015

    January 16, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 2169 Views

    I came across this interesting PC Magazine article that just came up to compare 10 popular self-service BI tools. And the winner is? Power BI, of course, rubbing shoulders with Tableau for the Editor Choice award! The author, David Strom, did a great job reviewing the tools (this is not a trivial undertaking) but a few Power BI conclusions deserve clarifications: Cons: "Cloud version has a subset of features found in Windows version" – The cloud version is meant to...

  • The One and Only Power BI Book

    December 16, 2015 / No Comments » / Views: 3954 Views

    To me, Power BI is the most exciting milestone in the Microsoft BI journey since circa 2005, when Microsoft got serious about BI. Power BI changes the way you gain insights from data; it brings you a cloud-hosted, business intelligence and analytics platform that democratizes and opens BI to everyone. I'm happy to announce my latest (7th) book – Applied Microsoft Power BI. Currently, the one and only book on Power BI. Some people discouraged me to write this one....