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  • Prologika Newsletter Winter 2016  (Designing an Operational Data Store)

    December 24, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 4641 Views

    Designing an Operational Data Store (ODS) I hope you're enjoying the holiday season. I wish you all the best in 2017! The subject of this newsletter came from a Planning and Strategy assessment for a large organization. Before I get...

  • Prologika Newsletter Fall 2016  (Embedding Reports in Custom Applications)

    September 4, 2016 / 2 Comments » / Views: 2495 Views

    Embedding Reports in Custom Applications Last week's seminar on formulating a Power BI enterprise strategy held at the Microsoft office was a great success. Over 50 people witnessed the amazing capabilities of the Power BI platform. As Power BI evolves,...

  • Prologika Newsletter Summer 2016  (Why Choose Power BI as BI Platform)

    June 19, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 6464 Views

    Why Choose Power BI as BI Platform Are you deciding which BI platform to adopt? With so many vendors and products, you are not alone and the choice is far from easy. For the past few months, I've consulted with and...

  • Prologika Newsletter Spring 2016  (What’s New in SQL Server 2016 for BI?)

    March 13, 2016 / 1 Comment » / Views: 1068 Views

    What's New in SQL Server 2016 for BI? On a personal note, I'm excited to announce the launch of the new Prologika website (http://prologika.com), which adds a slew of new features to connect better with customers and readers, including site-wide...

  • Prologika Newsletter Winter 2015  (Power BI and You)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 848 Views

    Power BI and You I'm excited to announce the availability of my latest (7th) book - Applied Microsoft Power BI! Currently, this is the only book on Power BI. The book page has more information about the book, including the...

  • Prologika Newsletter Fall 2015  (Is ETL (E)ating (T)hou (L)ive?)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 693 Views

    Is ETL (E)ating (T)hou (L)ive? Before we get to the subject of this newsletter, I'm happy to announce the availability of my latest class - Applied Power BI Service. As you've probably heard by now, Power BI Service (or Power...

  • Prologika Newsletter Summer 2015  (What’s New for BI in Office 2016?)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 837 Views

    What's New for BI in Office 2016? While you might be still trying to convince management to upgrade to Office 2013, the next version of MicrosoftOffice (Office 2016) is on the horizon and scheduled to be released sometime in the...

  • Prologika Newsletter Spring 2015  (QUO VADIS DATA WAREHOUSE?)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 778 Views

    A while back I met with a client that was considering overhauling their BI. They asked me if the traditional data warehousing still makes sense or should they consider a logical data warehouse, Big Data, or some other "modern variant"....

  • Prologika Newsletter Winter 2014  (WHY POWER BI.NEXT?)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 586 Views

    After an appetizer of embedded Power View reports , Microsoft proceeded to the main course that is a true Christmas gift – a pubic preview of what's coming in its Power BI offering. For the lack of a better term,...

  • Prologika Newsletter Fall 2014  (WHAT IS AZURE MACHINE LEARNING?)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 528 Views

    According to Gartner, one main data analytics trend this year and beyond will be predictive analytics. "Increasing competition, cost and regulatory pressures will motivate business leaders to adopt more prescriptive analytics, making business decisions smarter and more repeatable and reducing...