A quick Datazen POC and review

Earlier this year, Microsoft acquired Datazen, keeping true to their strategy of services and devices.  I’ve had the fortune of trying out these new tools for a client of mine.  I’m going to quickly cover how to set up a …..

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The value of little data

This week I attended a tableau showcase.  I enjoy attending these events, not for information on the product, rather for information on which way the industry is moving.  This event showcased several Tableau customers, namely Alberta Health Services (AHS), Groundswell …..

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Tableau vs Power BI

I’ve had the fortune in the last couple months to be doing a lot of innovative work for a client of mine using the power BI toolset. Recently, I’ve been busy publishing information with tableau, and have come to realize …..

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Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise. -John Tukey
The plural of anecdote is not data. - John Myles White

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