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Using Microsoft’s Power BI to Implement a Management Dashboard Directly Connected to Atlassian’s JIRA APIs

2020-10-27T03:44:29-07:00

Using Microsoft’s Power BI to Implement a Management Dashboard Directly Connected to Atlassian’s JIRA APIs2020-10-27T03:44:29-07:00

5 Tips for Optimizing SSAS Tabular for Power BI

2020-10-27T03:50:33-07:00

SSAS Tabular and Power BI are two cornerstones of Microsoft’s new generation of BI tools, and play quite well together out of the box. For these tips, I’ll assume you have a properly connected gateway up and running linked to a tabular model in Power BI, and that the model has been properly designed so […]

5 Tips for Optimizing SSAS Tabular for Power BI2020-10-27T03:50:33-07:00

Tableau: Maximizing Insights Within your Organization

2020-05-07T09:51:17-07:00

This blog was originally posted to the Piraeus Consulting blog on November 24th, 2015 and may contain out-of-date information. BI in Layers This is an exciting and difficult time in Business Intelligence. The tools available are advancing at a breathtaking rate while best practices are changing equally as fast. While the tools promise to take […]

Tableau: Maximizing Insights Within your Organization2020-05-07T09:51:17-07:00

Tableau Vizable: 5 Things You Should Know

2020-05-07T09:51:25-07:00

This blog was originally posted to the Piraeus Consulting blog on March 14th, 2016 and may contain out-of-date information. At their October user conference, Tableau unveiled their new visualization app: Vizable. Vizable is built for the iPad and promises to empower non-professionals to represent spreadsheets visually and to manipulate data in easy-to-use charts and graphs. Dave […]

Tableau Vizable: 5 Things You Should Know2020-05-07T09:51:25-07:00

Understanding Conceptual Data Models by Data Modeling my Band

2020-05-07T09:51:33-07:00

This blog was originally posted to the Piraeus Consulting blog on May 31st, 2016 and may contain out-of-date information. Recently, I attended a brown bag where one of our senior consultants, let’s call her Michelle, outlined the basics of conceptual and logical data models. I’m nowhere near Michelle’s level of technical expertise, but I still […]

Understanding Conceptual Data Models by Data Modeling my Band2020-05-07T09:51:33-07:00

Tableau Software vs. Microsoft Power BI

2020-05-07T09:51:41-07:00

This blog was originally posted to the Piraeus Consulting blog on August 21st, 2014 and may contain out-of-date information. As BI professionals, we rarely lack software to support our work, but we often do lack information relevant to helping us select the right software for the right need. In its 2013 rollout of Power BI, […]

Tableau Software vs. Microsoft Power BI2020-05-07T09:51:41-07:00

The Ad Hoc Mindset

2020-05-07T09:52:18-07:00

In the Business Intelligence (BI) world, there’s a great deal of focus on long-term report development without much focus on ad hoc as a unique development process. As new tools such as power BI, PowerPivot, and tabular models now allow for significantly improved self-service BI experiences, some of the need traditionally served by ad hoc […]

The Ad Hoc Mindset2020-05-07T09:52:18-07:00
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