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Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Its Best Practices

Over the last few years, data warehouse architecture has seen a huge shift towards cloud-based data warehouses and away from traditional on-site warehouses. Earlier, huge investments in IT…


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7 Key Features of Azure Cosmos DB

Introduction

Today’s digital world demands data at the click of a button--or a touch--which requires applications to be highly responsive and always online. Along with low latency and high…


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Enhance Your Application’s Data Insights By Integrating With Power BI Reports

Business users today need quick access to reports that deliver faster insights from data. While these reports are built in Power BI, having access to these reports within a custom application is a…


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Third I Implements Chatbot Analytics for Worldwide Teahouse Chain Resulting in 60% Reduction in Customer Service Calls

Our client is an Australian tea brewery chain with over 2500 stores across 38 countries. With the  expansion in stores and customers, it was challenging for our client to provide consistent and…


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MicroStrategy How to: Use an Image as a Panel Selector in a Dashboard

A feature requested often by our clients is to use images as selectors in a web dashboard. At first glance this is a trivial and easily customizable request and should be a resource-light but…


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MicroStrategy How-To: Creating Collapsible Sections in a Dashboard

Real estate in information-dense dashboards is always scarce. Dashboard designers have to get creative in packing large amounts of information on a single page, especially when scrolling is…


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A Look at AWS Glue - Simplify Your ETL & Data Transfers on the Cloud

Learn how AWS Glue can help you automate time-consuming data preparation processes and run your ETL jobs on a fully managed scalable Apache Spark environment.


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Case Study: How We Improved Power BI Performance (30% Faster!) & Enabled New Insights for a Leading Pharmaceutical Company

Learn how we helped a leading pharmaceutical company fix and optimize their Power BI- and SSAS-based sales analytics platform for performance, report distribution, user authentication, and new…


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MicroStrategy How-To: Building Panels with Differing Heights in a Panel Stack

In MicroStrategy, dashboard development makes heavy use of Panel Stacks. Generally Panel Stacks have a fixed height for all the underlying panels. Developers often come across a situation where…


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Tableau How-to: Preserving Original Ranking for Filtered Selections in a List

In Tableau, ranks of dimension elements work properly when all the elements are selected. Once you change the view to filter on one or few selected elements, it starts ranking the list again…


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