A very common question when I’m out to help businesses are, “can we combine multiple data sources in a simple way?” Maybe combined structured information from data warehouse with data from Excel or REST API. Many vendors have solutions for this but it also requires programming/SQL skills or scripting. With Power BI from Microsoft you can manage this without scripting in a user friendly interface.Read More »
It has been a lots of trends and buzzwords during the last 20 years in Business Intelligence area. At the moment self-service BI are one of the most frequent discussions in organizations. Why? Aren’t self-service BI just a hype and a passing trend? I would say No and I will explain why. Read More »
What have happened in the last twenty years in the Business Intelligence area? The term and technique with using fact-based support system was actually started already in the 1960s and developed thought the mid-1980s. The usage wasn’t widespread until late 1990s and organizations started to adopt the definitions and technology. When I comes to data warehouse there has been a lot of innovators during the establishment. The most famous Ralph Kimball and Bill Inmon has put the foundation that many organizations used to build up their data warehouses.