Month: February 2015

  • Data Mashups Recipes using Power Query

    Potatoes, cream and butter not required! Tomorrow evening I will be delivering a presentation to the Vancouver PASS Chapter the Vancouver BI PASS Chapter and invitations have gone out to various other local UGs as I will be covering a few different areas. Power Query is a pretty slick tool and I will add details […]

  • Day 1 of Dimensional Modeling in Depth and Loving it!

    Wow! The end of an amazing Day #1 – Dimensional Modeling in Depth. I frequently espouse the benefits of benefits of following the Kimball approach to clients. Sometimes they listen and send their people to the Kimball University Training, and sometimes they simply buy them the book and say, “Make it so, Number One!” [Think […]

  • Kimball University Training all this week!

    I have always been a fan of the Kimball Books for providing a playbook for how to do Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence (DW/BI), and I have always had an excuse for not biting the bullet and taking the course.  Now, my time is running out.  The team is retiring, as stated here.  I am […]