23 03, 2016

Power BI: It's Easy to Get Started!

By | 2016-03-23T13:36:11+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Azure, Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

This post is for those of you who have heard about Power BI but haven’t had a chance to explore it yet. You probably know there is value in your data and want to display it graphically. You may even have some great charts already built out but you need had hoc reporting. Maybe you [...]

7 03, 2016

Hack Your Agility: Rethink How You're Using Story Points

By | 2016-03-07T10:34:47+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Hack Your Agility, Kanban, Lean, Scrum|0 Comments

Do you use story points for scheduling? Are your story points associated with effort?  Does your management hold you to a schedule that you created using story points estimating? As we work with customers and help them move from traditional development practices to agile practices (whether Scrum, kanban, or other agile practices), we find that [...]

4 03, 2016

Advanced Analytics Q&A from the Microsoft Transformation IT Roadshow

By | 2016-03-04T11:59:16+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Database Lifecycle Management, SQL Server, Tools|0 Comments

I recently was on the partner panel for some of the Microsoft Transformation IT Roadshows where I was honored to speak on Advanced Analytics. For those of you who attended I had mentioned I would capture some of the Q&A and post it on our blog for your convenience. For those unable to attend, I wanted [...]