BUSINESS INSIGHTS

Advanced Analytics

Webinar Recap: Distributed Computing & R Server

Advanced Analytics, Industry

Analytics Industry Trends Update

Power BI

Embedding Power BI Reports into Your Applications

Power BI

5 Useful Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Functions for Beginners

Advanced Analytics

SAS Enterprise Guide vs. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

Strategy, Data Warehouse

Ask the Experts: Data Lakes & Data Warehouses Webinar Wrap Up

Power BI

Microsoft BI is a Gartner Leader for 10 Years in a Row

Data Warehouse, Data Lake

Achieve Data Lake Results by Thinking Cloud First

Data Warehouse, Data Lake

Ensure a Successful Data Lake Implementation through Organization

Strategy, Industry

5 Helpful Posts You Might Have Missed

Advanced Analytics, R

ImpoRting and ExpoRting: Getting Data Into and Out of R

Strategy, Industry

In Case You Missed it - rstudio::conf

Advanced Analytics

Getting Started with Data and Analytics in the Cloud

Power BI

The Role of Prototyping in Power BI Adoption

Power BI, Demo Day

Demo Day: Deriving Dimensions in Power Query

Advanced Analytics

Azure Data Factory and the Cortana Intelligence Suite

Data Warehouse, Data Lake

Data Lakes: A Mess of Data, A Mess of Insight

Power BI

Pro vs. Free Power BI Licenses

Data Visualization, R

3 Reasons to Consider Microsoft’s R Tools for Visual Studio

Industry

Year-End Highlights & Thanks

Data Warehouse

5 Important Steps When Migrating to your Scaled-Out Data Warehouse

SQL Server, Microsoft R

Microsoft R Services: Integrating with API Through T-SQL

Advanced Analytics

The Importance of Having a Cloud Analytics Strategy

Advanced Analytics

Azure IoT Hub and Streaming Analytics Services

SQL Server

Options to Scale Your SQL Server Data Warehouse

Advanced Analytics

Using Real-Time Analytics for Quick Decisions

Power BI

Effectively Planning a Power BI Rollout

Strategy, Industry

There’s a lot to be thankful for in the Analytics Industry

Data Visualization

The Science Behind Data Visualization

Azure Data Platform

SSIS vs Azure Data Factory Performance

Advanced Analytics, Healthcare Analytics

Hot Topics in Healthcare Analytics

Power BI, Demo Day, SQL Server

Demo Day: Document Your Tabular Model with Excel or Power BI

Azure Data Platform

How to Migrate Data to Microsoft Azure SQL DB or SQL DW

Strategy

Transform Your Sales Pipeline with Data and Analytics

Advanced Analytics

Getting More From Your Data Science Teams; Organization and Process Considerations

Advanced Analytics, Text Analytics

3 Simple Solutions to Bring Structure to your Text Data

Power BI, Data Visualization

Power BI with ArcGIS Maps Closes a Critical Gap

Hadoop

5 Critical Differences: Cloudera Impala vs. Hortonworks HDB

Data Warehouse, Data Lake

Advantages of the Analytics Sandbox for Data Lakes

Strategy

The Successful BI Practitioner’s Toolkit – Part II: The Supporting Cast

SQL Server, Master Data Management

Evaluating SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services for Enterprise MDM

Strategy

The Successful BI Practitioner’s Toolkit – Part I: The Hammers

Advanced Analytics, Text Analytics

Microsoft Azure’s Comprehensive Text Analytics Approach Creates Customer Clarity

Power BI, HDInsight, Azure Data Platform

Deploy Cloud Analytics Solutions with Power BI and Azure

Data Warehouse, BIML

A Patterns Based Approach for Solving your Data Integration Challenges

HDInsight, Hadoop

How to Choose the Right Azure HDInsight Cluster

Advanced Analytics, Microsoft R

Supply Chain Insights with Advanced Analytics: Fuzzy Clustering

HDInsight, Strategy

A Fresh Look at Microsoft Azure HDInsight

SQL Server, Data Warehouse, BIML

Good Data Integration Design Patterns Are Good for Business

Power BI, Demo Day, Microsoft R

Visualizing Your Data Made Easy with Power BI and R

SQL Server, Data Warehouse

Improving Efficiency and Quality of SSIS Development with Biml

Data Visualization

Data Visualization: Remove Chart Clutter and Focus on the Insights

Data Visualization

Design Principles: Dashboard Layout is Crucial

Data Visualization

Do Your Charts Need a Makeover?

Data Visualization

Dashboard Design – Why a Smaller Canvas is Better

Advanced Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Manufacturing Analytics

Predictive Analytics Eases Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance

Power BI

New Microsoft Power BI Governance and Deployment Whitepaper

Data Visualization, Healthcare Analytics

Webinar: Embracing Data Ensures Patients Remain Top Priority for National Caregiver

Power BI, Strategy, SQL Server

Overview of Microsoft BI Reporting Tool Integration

Solr

Apache Solr: 3 Analytic Use Cases

SQL Server, SSRS

Top 3 Reasons to Upgrade to SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services

SQL Server, SSAS

3 Reasons to Upgrade to SQL Server Analysis Services 2016

Data Visualization

Tableau 101 Video: Understanding Pills, Cards, Shelves

SQL Server

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate SQL 2016 Stretch Database into Your Data Strategy

Strategy

BlueGranite Webinar: Trends in BI and Analytics

Data Visualization

3 Tips for Effective Data Staging with Tableau

Advanced Analytics, SQL Server

Built-in Analytics: Why R Matters to a SQL Server Professional

Power BI

3 Pointers to Make your Microsoft Power BI Report a Winner

SQL Server

5 Reasons to Get Excited About SQL Server 2016 and Big Data

SQL Server

Top 3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Analytics Environment to SQL Server 2016

Power BI, Demo Day

Demo Day: Microsoft Power BI Possibilities in Finance, Retail and Healthcare

Data Visualization

Technology Spotlight: Automating Tableau Reports

Strategy

BI Success Begins with Teambuilding

Hadoop

5 Big Data Predictions for 2016

Power BI

Keeping Up With Microsoft Power BI: What's New in Version 2.0

Advanced Analytics, Workforce Analytics

Unleash Your Most Valuable Asset with Workforce Analytics

Strategy

Data Rich, Information Poor: Improve Your Reporting and Analytics Capabilities

Data Visualization

Tableau's Vizable App Helps Anyone Turn Data into Interactive Graphs

Azure Data Platform

Make Big Data Easy with Microsoft Azure Data Lake

Data Warehouse, Retail Analytics

Retail Analytics: Leveraging Big Data to Drive Consumer Demand

Strategy, Mobile BI

Mobile Challenge: Business User Needs for Insights on the Go

Azure Data Platform

External Data Made Easy with Microsoft Azure Logic Apps

Power BI

Tour of the Power BI Ecosystem

Power BI, Demo Day, Azure Data Platform, Healthcare Analytics

Demo Day: Analyzing Hospital Patient Admits with Power BI

Data Visualization, IOT

Internet of Things means Reactive Processing

Advanced Analytics, Retail Analytics

Webinar: Driving Consumer Demand in Retail and Restaurant Industries

Power BI

4 Ways Custom Visuals May Impact More than Power BI

Power BI, Data Visualization

Build Awesome Data Visualizations in Microsoft Power BI

Hadoop

Hortonworks DataFlow: First Impressions

Cortana Analytics, Azure Data Platform

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Cloud Ready Big Data Solution

Lambda Architecture, Hadoop

Lambda Architecture: Low Latency Data in a Batch Processing World

Azure Data Platform

Azure Data Catalog: Improve Your BI Program Effectiveness

HDInsight, Azure Data Platform

Connecting HDInsight Data with Azure Machine Learning

Power BI, Demo Day

Ad Hoc Analysis of Marketing Campaign Data

Azure Data Platform

3 Hands-on Labs to Get Started with Azure Machine Learning

Demo Day, Mobile BI, SQL Server, SSRS

Demo Day: Using Microsoft's Datazen for Mobile BI Dashboards

Hadoop Data Lakes in the Modern Data Platform

Hadoop

Top 6 Use Cases to Help You Understand Big Data Analytics

HDInsight, Demo Day, Spark

Demo Day: Simplify Analysis of Big Data with Spark on Azure HDInsight

Power BI, Demo Day, Retail Analytics

Demo Day: Analyzing the Effectiveness of Promotions in Retail

Cortana Analytics, Azure Data Platform

Azure Data Factory: Connecting Data to Insights

Power BI, Demo Day

Demo Day: Update Dashboard Data with the Power BI Personal Gateway

IOT, Data Warehouse

The Internet of Things – Will My Toaster Watch Cat Videos?

Demo Day: Improving Data Visualization Effectiveness

SQL Server, SSAS

Applying Configurations to the Tabular Model with MS Build

SQL Server, SSRS

SSRS: Using Multiple Axes in an MDX Query

Advanced Analytics, Demo Day, Workforce Analytics

Demo Day: Better Hiring and Retention with Predictive Analytics

Power BI, Pyramid Analytics

What the Pyramid Analytics Partnership Means for Power BI

First Impressions of Apache Spark on Azure HDInsight

SQL Server, SSAS

5 Tips to Ensure Super Fast SSAS Tabular Models

Advanced Analytics, Demo Day, Workforce Analytics

Demo Day: Human Resources Analytics Insights Through Mashup

Advanced Analytics

Video: Getting Started with Azure ML

Power BI, Cortana Analytics

Microsoft Azure Gets Serious About Analytics: Power BI 2.0 and Cortana Analytics Suite

Strategy

Business Process Innovation with Data and Technology

Power BI, Demo Day

Demo Day: Analyze Azure Consumption Data with Power BI

Strategy

Easing into Advanced Analytics and Big Data: Tips for Success

Advanced Analytics

Video: Integrating Azure ML with Excel and Power BI

Strategy

Strategic Analytics & BI: How to Maximize Value for Your Organization

Data Visualization

Video: Selecting a Reporting or Data Visualization Tool

Azure Data Platform

Cloud Data Warehousing Just Got Easier with Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Power BI

Demo Day: Let's Get Advanced! Analytics with the Power BI Designer

Advanced Analytics

Video: 3 Things You Need to Know About Using Azure ML

Power BI

6 Ways to Improve the Speed of Microsoft Power Pivot Reports

Power BI, Demo Day

Demo Day: Using Power BI Designer to Create Powerful Visualizations

Strategy

What Is The ROI for BI?

Hadoop

5 Themes from the 2015 Hadoop Summit

Demo Day, Data Visualization

Demo Day: Using R in Tableau to Mine Data Through Clustering

SQL Server, SSRS

7 Use Cases for Datazen

Self-Service BI

How to Get the Full Benefits From Self-Service BI

Demo Day, Data Visualization

Demo Day: Using R with Tableau

SQL Server, SSRS

5 Resources to Help You Learn More About Datazen

Self-Service BI

3 Elements for Implementing a Successful Self-Service BI Program

Advanced Analytics, Power BI, Demo Day

Demo Day: How to Perform Sentiment Analysis with Microsoft Tools

Power BI, SSAS

Multidimensional Expressions: A Simple Explanation

Strategy

Get Insights into Datazen, Tableau 9, Hadoop and More

Power BI

Using Power Query for Data Preparation: A Real Life Example

Strategy

Got Big Data and Analytics Questions? BlueGranite has Answers

Hadoop

3 Reasons Hadoop Adoption Will Continue Despite What Gartner Says

Does Your Organization Need Center of Excellence Services? 3 Ways to Tell

Demo Day, SQL Server, SSRS

Demo Day: Discover 5 Things You Should Know About Microsoft’s Datazen

SQL Server

How Your Company Can Benefit from Microsoft SQL Server APS

SQL Server

What is Microsoft SQL Server Analytics Platform System

Advanced Analytics, Microsoft R

5 Reasons Microsoft's R Integration in SQL Server will be Revolutionary

Data Visualization

10 Incredibly Useful Tableau Techniques

Azure Data Platform

6 Key Features from Microsoft’s Azure Data Lake

SQL Server, SSRS

5 Reasons Microsoft Customers Should Try Datazen

SQL Server

What Microsoft Users Need to Know About its Acquisition of Datazen

Data Visualization

Level of Detail Expressions:Tableau Modeling is Now Better Than Ever

Data Visualization

Tableau 9: What You Need to Know

Cortana Analytics, Azure Data Platform

Azure Machine Learning: An Overview

Azure Data Platform

How to Process Google Data in Real Time with Azure Stream Analytics

Hadoop

5 Reasons Apache Hive 1.0 Matters to Your Big Data Strategy

Tips for Navigating the Power BI Preview Site

Data Warehouse, Data Lake

Top Five Differences between Data Lakes and Data Warehouses

BlueGranite Announces Acquisition of CapstoneBI

Self-Service BI, Power BI

Big Changes - What You Need to Know About the Power BI Preview

Strategy

A Key Element behind Impactful Business Analytics

Self-Service BI, Master Data Management

Top 4 Reasons to Consider Master Data Management for Self-Service BI

Hadoop

Want to get Started with Big Data? Stop Throwing Data Away!

Hadoop

On Big Data, the Three V’s are Only One-third of the Story

Hadoop

Hadoop's Momentum is Unstoppable

Self-Service BI

What Type of Self-Service BI Culture Do You Wish to Cultivate?

Self-Service BI, Strategy

Does Self-Service BI Work?

Self-Service BI, Power BI

What Makes a Self-Service Business Analytics Strategy Successful?

Strategy

Big Data: Dispelling the Myth of Cost and Complexity

Big Data, HDInsight, Data Warehouse

Take Big Data One Step at a Time…but Keep Stepping!

HDInsight, Hadoop

Bring Your Hadoop Implementation into the Cloud with Microsoft HDInsight

Power BI

Power of Business Intelligence Unlocked in Microsoft Office 365

Power BI

What Types of Projects to Consider for Microsoft Power BI

Self-Service BI

Overview of Microsoft Capabilities for Self-Service BI Users

SQL Server

Is SQL Server Analytics Platform System a Game Changer?

Self-Service BI

The Role of Power Users in a Self-Service BI Initiative

Self-Service BI, Power BI

Is Microsoft Power BI a Game Changer?

Advanced Analytics

Improving Customer Satisfaction Through Product Reliability

Data Warehouse

Avoiding Data Quality Pitfalls when Reconciling Multiple Sources

Hadoop

Four Reasons to Consider Big Data and Hadoop for your BI Strategy

Data Warehouse

SQL Performance Tuning Test Results for Data Warehouse Architectures

Hadoop, SQL Server, Text Analytics

Social Sentiment Analysis with Hadoop and SQL

Data Warehouse

Business Analytics less Data Quality equals Bad Decisions

Data Warehouse

Data Warehouse Appliances...They're not for Cooking Breakfast!

Hadoop

Real-world Big Data: Data Warehouse Archival to Hadoop

Data Warehouse

Overview of Data Quality Assurance in Data Warehousing

Advanced Analytics

Advanced Analytics: Introduction to Data Mining

Data Warehouse

SQL Server OLTP vs. Data Warehouse Performance Tuning

SQL Server

SQL Server APS Proof of Concept Guidelines

SQL Server

Performance Tuning a SQL Server Data Warehouse

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