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How To Change the Grid Culture of Corporate America

How To Change the Grid Culture of Corporate America

GRIDS. They are everywhere in Corporate America. We’ve had trouble getting away from our typical approach when it comes to data. Grids are what we’re used to, they give you all the information you could possibly want, and it’s comfortable. We probably have Excel to thank for it’s wide adoption…read more →

How To Start Using D3 Visualizations in MicroStrategy

How To Start Using D3 Visualizations in MicroStrategy

With MicroStrategy 10 came a whole lot of upgrades to the platform and functionality. One of the biggest additions has been the integration with D3 Visualizations to be used in MicroStrategy. The following will walk through how to setup D3 in your own environment, as well as additional resources to…read more →

Mobile Updates For MicroStrategy

Mobile Updates For MicroStrategy

A big part of MicroStrategy 10 has been the updates and feature additions on the mobile platform. Being one of the biggest growth areas, as well as the most accessible platform for solutions in the business world today, Mobile is a huge part of any BI strategy. In the most…read more →

The Data Explosion & What It Means

The Data Explosion & What It Means

The amount of data created on a daily basis is astounding and even the numbers on a minute-to-minute basis will surprise you (i.e. 72 new hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute)! That’s what this latest infographic from Domo tries to demonstrate (seen below). Based on 2014 data, you’ll…read more →

MicroStrategy Symposium Series

MicroStrategy Symposium Series

With the launch¬†of MicroStrategy 10, MicroStrategy is also doing a Symposium Series all around the country. They’ll be here in Dallas, Tx on July 30th at the Hilton Anatole, so if you wish to attend, be sure to register here¬†before tickets run out! It’ll be a great chance to see…read more →

Introducing MicroStrategy 10

Introducing MicroStrategy 10

Just recently, MicroStrategy launched and released the latest version of their platform, MicroStrategy 10. It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over and it was certainly worth it. So what’s included in the new release? Let’s take a look. Revamped Analytics Desktop Engine Previously known as…read more →

5 Must Watch TED Talks About Data

5 Must Watch TED Talks About Data

Information, statistics, data visualization, big data, the buzz words are endless, but it’s clear that data is a major component and tool in the world today. What better way to make sense of it all then explore the big ideas coming out TED conferences over the past few years. Below…read more →

Why Data Visualization Matters

Why Data Visualization Matters

Data Visualization has been a hot topic for a few years now, but it still hasn’t been adopted by most business users who are in love with their grids and excel sheets. The truth is, data visualization can offer little if it’s not designed and implemented properly, but when it…read more →

Microstrategy Introduces Analytics Desktop

Microstrategy Introduces Analytics Desktop

Today Microstrategy has announced a new, free tool for analyzing your data in Analytics Desktop. Analytics Desktop is a light, easy to use data visualization tool that allows end users to create their own ad-hoc dashboards on the fly. It has the ability to connect to multiple data sources, such…read more →

The Importance of Visuals For Big Data

The Importance of Visuals For Big Data

It seems more often than not, when it comes to data we seem to be stuck in our old ways – looking at rows and rows of data that remind us of our precious excel sheets and grids. Despite the rise of data visualization, many are reluctant to take advantage…read more →