Newsletter

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

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 1461 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: 1108 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: 942 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...

  • Prologika Newsletter Summer 2014  (BI ON YOUR TERMS)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 1004 Views

    During the Day 1 keynote at the 2014 BA Conference, Microsoft committed to BI on your terms. They said that all new features will be eventually available both on premises and in the cloud. We've also learned that hybrid scenarios...

  • Prologika Newsletter Spring 2014  (POWER BI FOR OFFICE 365)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 874 Views

    I hope you are enjoying the beginning of the spring. The focus of this newsletter is self-service BI with Microsoft Power BI. But before I start, I strongly encourage those of you in the Southeast USA to register and attend...

  • Prologika Newsletter Winter 2013  (WHAT'S NEW FOR BI IN SQL Server 2014)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 968 Views

    As I'm enjoying my vacation in tropical Cancun, Mexico, I hope you've been enjoying the holidays and planning your BI initiatives in 2014. Speaking of planning, you may have heard that Microsoft is working hard on next release of SQL...

  • Prologika Newsletter Fall 2013  (WHY SEMANTIC LAYER?)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 2114 Views

    I hope you had a great summer. The chances are that your organization has a centralized data repository, such as ODS or a data warehouse, but you might not use it to the fullest. Do you want a single version of...

  • Prologika Newsletter Summer 2013  (POWER VIEW MULTIDIMENSIONAL)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 840 Views

    The summer is finally here. With everything coming to fruition, there are exiting news in the Microsoft BI land, the most important of which I’d like to recap in this newsletter. Before I start, I want to mention the availability...

  • Prologika Newsletter Spring 2013  (IMPLEMENTING DASHBOARDS)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 2033 Views

    Implementing Dashboards Many organizations are considering digital dashboards for a quick 1000-foot view of the company performance. In this newsletter, I’ll review at a high level the options available in the Microsoft BI Platform for implementing dashboards and discuss how...

  • Prologika Newsletter Winter 2012  (What’s New in Excel 2013 and SharePoint 2013 BI)

    March 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 654 Views

    What's New in Excel 2013 and SharePoint 2013 BI Microsoft released Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 in October 2012. The logical question you might have is how the latest versions apply to your business intelligence needs. Here are some of...