BI as Business Insight

Proving that what you do has real impact.

HowTo: Add a record thru code AndAlso Get Current User with Visual Studio LightSwitch

In my BI journey these last several years, I had to face a common need: provide a way for business...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 04/29/2016

Use Ranges/Bands for measuring Frequencies and visualizing Empirical Distributions

ScenarioThe majority of BI-related activities require measuring something on your business process....

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 03/29/2016

Grouping in Ranges/Bands

ScenarioIn my previous post “Ranges as Filters for Dates” I covered a way to group on ranges of...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 03/29/2016

Ranges as Filters for Dates

ScenarioWe may have data across months, and we’d like to, at times, focus on the next 3 months, the...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 03/20/2016

Parameters for What-If Scenarios in Power BI

ScenarioIf we increase the current forecast by 5%, what would have happened with the variance to...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 03/20/2016

Dynamic TopN & Ranking in Power BI

ScenarioLet’s assume we have data about projects, and we want to rank the projects by budget, so...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 03/19/2016

Data Warehouse versus Business Intelligence

The traditional definition of “data warehouse, or DW” from late ‘70s/early ‘80s involved the...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 01/24/2011

Objective for this blog

Making decisions that drive action without objective data to back it up makes no business sense at...

Author: Daniel Rubiolo Date: 08/15/2010