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Data Warehouse Create a single source of truth by deploying a custom data warehouse that supports data driven decisions.  Additional features include Master Data Services and Data Quality Services. Power BI We can help you build and deploy Microsoft Power BI solutions.  Creating interactive dashboards and visualizations that enhances your data and enables better…

Power BI Training

Power BI Training

Executive Dashboards with Power BI Create consolidated views of your critical metrics and KPIs that enable actionable insights and trend analysis. Leverage our Power BI consulting Jump Start to quickly get value from your investment.  We work with your team to build customized dashboards based on data visualization best practices. Knowing what graph to use …

Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics

Improve Business Operations with Predictive Analytics Unlock the value of your data to make data driven decisions to improve your revenue. Using our accelerator packages we can work with you to create a pilot project in as little as 12 weeks. Common patterns that can be found with advanced analytics are: What are customers …

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Tabular Modeling with SQL Server Analysis Services Cookbook – Context

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Power BI Key Influencers Analytics Example

What is Power BI Key Influencers Visualization? The Power BI Key Influencers visualization is designed to help you understand what data impacts the metric you are interested in.  For example, I used the Titanic dataset to see what data was influencing the survival of a passenger.  In this example, I want to see what factors about the passengers were critical to their survival.  We all have heard women and children first.  Now let us see what the data shows and how to get that information from the Key Influencers visualization. These are the columns I used to derive my results within Power BI Key Influencers. survived – What we want to see the influence on Sex pclass  (Passenger Class) fare cabin age ticket Once these values are setup in the options for the Key Influencers it quickly produced the following result.  As you can see the likelihood of surviving was […]

5 Keys to Get Employees Using Your Dashboards

Get Employees Using Your Dashboards I frequently work with companies that have existing reports and dashboards in place from legacy platforms.  Often I hear that they invested in the product and built a solution and then were unhappy with the adoption by their employees.  This is more common than it should be and has left a bad perception of data reporting platforms in the minds of many executives.  Working with a variety of companies has allowed me to see what does work to increase user adoption and increase the usage of an modern enterprise data and reporting platform.  There are five keys to a new reporting platform initiative that has lead to successful solutions. Management Use of the Dashboards The highest levels of management and the business sponsor must use the solution.  They need to use it as much as possible and let others see them using it.  This could […]

DataCon Houston 2019

CDO Advisors Sponsors DataCon Houston 2019 I am proud to partner with DataCon Houston 2019 as a Silver sponsor.  This conference is on October 9th and 10th at Top Golf in Katy, TX.  Come learn about automation and data analytics for oil and gas and petrochemicals.  Not in one of those industries?  That’s OK, the focus in about AI and data analytics.  See what other industries are doing and how you can apply it to your own. There are 3 focus areas Data Ontology, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation Capabilities. Come learn about these areas and how they can be used to improve your business operations.  We will have information on how to get better insights with your data through data visualizations.  See how to get data on your phone or tablet and know how your business is performing at any time.  Track critical KPIs and get consolidated dashboards. Learn more and […]

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