The Data Journey: From Raw Data to Insights

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Blending Art and Science: Using Data to Forecast and Manage Your Sales Pipeline

Nowadays, sales is both science and art. Best practice blends the application of advanced data models with the experience,...

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Tech Talk | 4 min read

MTD, QTD, and YTD Values Explained

What is MTD?What is QTD?What is YTD?Why are these useful?How do I calculate? Are you trying to find a...

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Builder Education | 7 min read

8 Ways to Fine Tune Your SQL Queries (for production databases)

In organizations that operate without a data warehouse or separate analytical database for reporting, the only source of the...

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Unlock Complex Data | 5 min read

Business Intelligence vs Business Analytics — Know the Difference

Business Analytics (BA) and Business Intelligence (BI) both provide tools for handling and making sense of your data. Learn the distinctions between these two terms.

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Cloud MIgration
Tech Talk | 5 min read

Cloud Migrations: Big Challenges, Big Opportunities

When your organization decides to pull the trigger on a cloud migration, a lot of stuff will start happening...

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Tech Talk | 3 min read

Two Approaches to Scalable Database Design

Any form of application used for data analysis is stringently dependant on its ability to retrieve queries fast. However,...

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ETL
Tech Talk | 7 min read

The Case for Automated ETL vs Manual Coding

Since the emergence of the first automated ETL tools, the data science community has debated the merits of using...

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Tech Talk | 6 min read

6 Questions to Ask When Preparing Data for Analysis

Data preparation is perhaps the most important step in any type of serious data analysis. And while it would...

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BI Best Practices | 6 min read

10 Techniques to Boost Your Data Modeling

With new possibilities for enterprises to easily access and analyze their data to improve performance, data modeling is morphing...

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Tech Talk | 5 min read

The Beginner’s Guide to MySQL Storage Engines

When a database is created, one often overlooked but critical factor in performance is the storage engine (particularly as the...

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Tech Talk | 7 min read

When (and How) to Use Surrogate Keys

General GuidelinesSelecting a Primary KeyCombining Natural and SurrogateAn Example As those of you who watched my recent webinar Data...

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Business Perspectives | 7 min read

Understanding Self-Service BI in the Cloud: What Really Matters?

Cast your mind back to 2004: Britney’s on the radio, the rudimentary first version of Facebook has launched… and...

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Complex Data
BI Best Practices | 6 min read

7 Signs You’re Dealing with Complex Data

We talk a lot about complex data and the challenges and opportunities it poses for your business intelligence. But...

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Business Perspectives | 5 min read

4 Business Intelligence Users You’ll Encounter in Any Company

Once upon a time business intelligence was the domain of IT teams and data analysts. IT was like the...

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