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Senior Business Intelligence Consultant Opportunity

Posted: April 6, 2016

Who We Are We are an Analytics consulting firm headquartered in Dallas, TX specializing in data warehousing and business analytics. Analytics include the skills, processes, technologies, applications and practices used to support business decision-making. We’ve built a highly dedicated consulting organization that has a reputation for excellent customer service and measurable success in implementation. We […]

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Making Data-Driven Decisions with Tableau & StatSlice

Posted: February 18, 2015

Join Tableau and StatSlice on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 for a lunch and learn event in Plano, Texas at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center to hear how Tableau enables people at all levels throughout an organization to investigate data to find nuances, trends, and outliers in a flash and can better enable you […]

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Excel at Data Mining – How to Detect Categories

Posted: January 14, 2015

Today, I’m going to show you how to detect categories in your data in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. Our goal is to uncovered hidden categories or clusterings in our data.

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Excel at Data Mining – How to Randomly Sample Your Data

Posted: December 19, 2014

Today, I’m going to show you how to random sample and oversample data in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. In this example, we will create a random sample and oversample the bike buyer source data.

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Excel at Data Mining – How to Manage Models

Posted: September 12, 2014

Today, I’m going to show you how to browse, document, and manage models in 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. The assumption of this post is that you have already installed the data mining add-in for Excel and configured the add-in to be pointed at an instance of SQL Server with Analysis Services to which you have access rights.

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Excel at Data Mining – Creating a Classification Matrix

Posted: August 15, 2014

Today, I’m going to show you how to create and read a Classification Matrix in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. Our goal is to create a Classification Matrix based on a mining structure with all of its associated models that we have created previously.

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Excel at Data Mining – Creating a Profit Chart

Posted: August 1, 2014

Today, I’m going to show you how to create and read a Profit Chart in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in*. In this example, we will create a profit chart based on a mining structure with all of its associated models that we have created previously.

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Making Data-Driven Decisions – Tableau Analytics Demo

Posted: July 25, 2014

On July 9th, StatSlice Systems and Tableau hosted a lunch and learn event in Dallas, Texas to share how Tableau enables people at all levels throughout an organization to investigate data to find nuances, trends, and outliers in a flash and can better enable you to make data-driven decisions. During the event, Jim Vogel presented a case study on using Tableau effectively for business analytics.

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Excel at Data Mining – Connecting to a SQL Server Data Source

Posted: July 18, 2014

Today, I’m going to show you how to connect to a SQL Server data source in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. Our goal is to connect to a SQL Server data source and then create a Neural Network Model on the data.

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Excel at Data Mining – Your First Lift Chart

Posted: July 11, 2014

In this blog, Billy Decker shows you how to create and read a lift chart in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. In this example, we will create a lift chart using a Logistic Regression model and look at its performance.

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Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts

Posted: July 3, 2014

For the first time, Excel is an integral part of the Microsoft BI stack – capable of integrating multiple data sources, defining relationships between data sources, processing analysis services cubes, and developing interactive dashboards that can be shared on the web. With these new tools, it’s becoming important for Excel analysts to expand their knowledge to include new skills, like database management, query design, data integration, multidimensional reporting, and a host of other practices.

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Make Better Business Decisions by Being Data-Driven

Posted: June 27, 2014

Recently, there has been an increased focus on businesses attempting to become data-driven. Companies are investing heavily in storing, tracking, and managing data, but data alone doesn’t tell much of a story. Analytics provide the window into what the data means, but proper analysis is critical to avoid a data disaster.

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Categories: Blog, News, Partnerships, Tableau

Making Data-Driven Decisions Event in Dallas, TX

Posted: June 20, 2014

Join Tableau and StatSlice on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 for a lunch and learn event in Dallas, Texas at the Hotel Palomar to hear how Tableau enables people at all levels throughout an organization to investigate data to find nuances, trends, and outliers in a flash and can better enable you to make data-driven decisions. […]

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Excel at Data Mining – Your First Predictions

Posted: June 6, 2014

Today, I’m going to show how to start making your first predictions in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. In this example, we will create a set of predictions for new customers using a Logistic Regression models based upon old customers.

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Excel at Data Mining – Time Series Forecasting

Posted: May 23, 2014

Today, I’m going to show you how to start data mining in less than 5 minutes with the Microsoft Excel data mining add-in. In this example, we will create a forecasting model that will predict the trend of bikes sales in different regions.

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