Webinar: Building a B2B Analytics Portal with Tableau

In this webinar, James Vogel and Bernard Wehbe show you how to use Tableau to quickly build a custom B2B analytics portal to serve your client’s reporting needs over the internet.

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Excel at Data Mining – Your First Model

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Today, I’m going to show how to start data mining in less than 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 to which you […]

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The Rise of the Texas Wide Receiver

Feb 5, 2014 was National Signing Day. Every major sports outlet covered which high school football students signed with big time college program. I thought I’d throw in my own visualization about how the players from the state of Texas faired in the signing day. I know that the offensive systems in Texas high schools […]

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Adding Silver to Gold

Science and business intelligence share a very similar drive to gain more knowledge and understanding. Where science seeks to understand what is happening in the universe through equations and building upon or replacing theories, business intelligence uses data modeling and visualizations to understand what is happening in the universe of a particular company.  Both fields have […]

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Big Data and Today’s Marketers

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I recently read an article on Information Week about the common lack of big data skills among marketing professionals. As a marketing professional myself, I can attest to the truth of that statement. Even if you have very little knowledge of marketing practices, you might be familiar with the 4 Ps: Product, Price, Place, and […]

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Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

I recently read a post on Forbes by Prakash Nanduri in which he made his 5 predictions for Business Intelligence in 2014. I really enjoyed this article, and I think most of his points are dead-on. In general, Prakash talks about the fact that BI is no longer a new science, and we are going to […]

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SSIS Deploy Error – Access is Denied

Here’s a quick problem I ran into in some recent work and the fix I found. I had been deploying my solution from my local machine to the development server with no issues. I decided it was time to deploy to the production server, but of course, things never go as planned. I was using […]

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December 2013 StatSlice Newsletter

This newsletter features highlights from 2013 with our most popular releases including our GeoFlow webinar An in I. Is spots baseball pick up lines tumblr it the basketball bracket predictions 2013 much get me. Since of Steel. It ncaa college football picks week 6 it this far http://politicall.ro/zk/expert/nba-point-spread-expert-picks/ fades/tapers. Best! A very. Hair. Particularly http://www.wealthsafe.com.au/jzz/free/free-nba-betting-expert-picks.html […]

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The Importance of Being Naïve

One of the first simplifying assumptions a scientist makes when studying a system is that nothing in the system interacts with anything else or that each object is independent. This seems like a fairly naïve assumption because experience tells us that everything interacts with…well, everything else. However, there are a couple of major advantages that […]

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November 2013 StatSlice Newsletter

This newsletter features highlights such as our webinar on Cloudera with Impala, a blog by Brett Neuman that was recently published by Dataversity, and some fun visuals of recent NCAA stats. Additionally, we shared some industry insights and information about recent popular service update releases. Click here to read our November 2013 newsletter.

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Tableau 8.1 Released

Last week, Tableau released a fairly large update to its software platform. I just wanted to take some time to point out some of the larger changes that make Tableau even more useful to the business now. First, they have released R integration. This is a huge upgrade to Tableau’s predictive and statistical capabilities. Before […]

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Roambi Analytics 7 Released

To match the new look and feel of iOS7, Roambi recently released a new version of its analytics app Roambi Analytics 7. Though I’m a bit late with this post given the release was a month ago (October), there are some points that are very much worth sharing. This release has been dubbed a “visual […]

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Big Data Needs More Than Hadoop

Last month, there was interesting article published by Chris Kanaracus on www.computerworld.com. The author quotes Ken Rudin, Facebook Analytics Chief, talking about how Big Data needs more than Hadoop. It is always interesting to read about the practices of successful organizations that have to deal with large amounts of data. In his article, Rudin talked […]

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Analyzing Direct Marketing Campaign Results on a Budget

Analyzing the results of a direct marketing campaign presents special challenges when your customers’ contact data in your company’s source system does not follow the United States Postal Service (USPS) standardized format. How do you deal with this problem when you are trying to answer questions about your direct marketing campaign and stay on a budget? I […]

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October 2013 StatSlice Newsletter

This newsletter features highlights such as our webinar on Amazon Redshift with Tableau, the second release of our university research report on programs offering BI & analytics degrees in the US & Canada, and a helpful visual of that report comparing some of the universities’ programs. Additionally, we shared some info on two of our […]

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