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Best Practices for Success with Business Analytics Implementations

Best Practices for Success with Business Analytics Implementations

Author: Kaari Busick , Tags: BI, best practices, TDWI, The Data Warehouse Institute, BI implementation |Category: General BI, Industry Trends | Published: 12/8/2015

What factors are critical to the success of implementing a new BI solution? Here are five questions to ask when evaluating potential BI tools.

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Five Questions to Ask for BI Success

Five Questions to Ask for BI Success

Author: Kaari Busick , Tags: BI, scalable BI, SSAS, Microsoft SQL Server Analytics Services, BI compliance, best practices |Category: General BI | Published: 12/3/2015

What factors are critical to the success of implementing a new BI solution? Here are five questions to ask when evaluating potential BI tools.

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Chris Webb on If You Think OLAP is Dead – Think Again Webinar

Chris Webb on If You Think OLAP is Dead – Think Again Webinar

Author: Chris Webb , Tags: OLAP, MDX |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 11/27/2015

One reason why some vendors promote the idea that OLAP is dead is because they are promoting the idea of smaller, user created models (the desktop BI approach) rather than a single centralized model. While OLAP may be out of fashion, the capabilities and benefits of the technology make sense for many data warehouse scenarios. Watch Chris Webb independent consultant specializing in Analysis Services and Peter Sprague VP Solutions Engineering at Pyramid Analytics discuss OLAP technology and the things you need to consider, including: •Centralized data models and security •OLAP vs Big Data Tools •OLAP, Data Volumes and Scale

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10 Common Challenges of a Business Intelligence Director

10 Common Challenges of a Business Intelligence Director

Author: Susan Joly , Tags: BI leader, BI initiative owner, BI director, BI owner, business intelligence director, business intelligence owner |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 11/25/2015

This blog series explores the role of a BI leader/BI program director/BI practice director. This second article in the series focuses on 10 common challenges that BI directors face. (For information about the skills, experience, and educational background that are currently trending as highly important for this role, see Key Skills of a Successful Business Intelligence Director: A Powerhouse in the Enterprise.)

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Executive Talk: Our Strategic Alliance with Microsoft

Executive Talk: Our Strategic Alliance with Microsoft

Author: Alberto Sutton , Tags: Microsoft, Pyramid Analytics, strategic collaboration, video |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 11/16/2015

In July, Microsoft and Pyramid Analytics formed a strategic alliance on Power BI Desktop development, technology integration, and go-to-market coordination. In this 2-minute video, Amir Netz (Technical Fellow at Microsoft and CTO in charge of Power BI) and I capture some key thoughts on this partnership.

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Executive Talk with Amir Netz: Microsoft & Pyramid alliance

Executive Talk with Amir Netz: Microsoft & Pyramid alliance

Author: Omri Kohl , Tags: Microsoft, Pyramid Analytics, strategic collaboration, video |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 11/16/2015

In July, Microsoft and Pyramid Analytics formed a strategic alliance on Power BI Desktop development, technology integration, and go-to-market coordination. In this 2-minute video, Amir Netz (Technical Fellow at Microsoft and CTO in charge of Power BI) and I capture some key thoughts on this partnership.

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Pyramid Analytics at PASS Summit 2015

Pyramid Analytics at PASS Summit 2015

Author: Tarryn Marcus , Tags: Microsoft, Pyramid Analytics, strategic collaboration, video |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 11/15/2015

PASS Summit is the world’s largest, most intensive conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals.

With more than 5,000 registrants, PASS Summit is the most popular SQL Server event anywhere. At this years event Pyramid Analytics created an interactive booth where attendees were invited to summit Mount Rainier with Pyramid Analytics. The booth tied into our overall theme of, Scale Your BI with Pyramid Analytics, and gave attendees a fun opportunity to interact with us and bring home a picture worthy of sharing with others.

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“We BI” for Collaborative Intelligence

“We BI” for Collaborative Intelligence

Author: Omri Kohl , Tags: We BI, Me BI, collaboration, governance, agility, self-service |Category: Industry Trends, General BI | Published: 11/13/2015

“We BI” generates exciting possibilities because there are more people in an organization who are “in the know.” The “We BI” model is built upon the notion of collaborating and sharing governed, trusted content, sophisticated business logic, data models, and queries for collaborative intelligence.

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