Digital Transformation: 6 Technologies to Look Out For

We’ve talked about digital transformation before, so what is it? According to Constellation Research, digital transformation has to do with the way in which organizations are able to transform and develop new business models and business culture with the help of digital technologies. If you’re interested in digital transformation for your enterprise, then, you should…
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Stay On Top of Everything with Windows 10 Mail and Calendar Updates

Need a little extra help staying on top of your emails and managing your time? Good news - Microsoft has been busy making updates to Windows 10 Mail & Calendar in order to simplify your life! In addition to offering some serious architectural improvements that boost performance and allow for faster innovation, the updates also…
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Maximizing Power BI (part 3 of 3)

Greetings, Power BI enthusiasts, and welcome to the conclusion of our three-part series on Microsoft Power BI - what it is, how it works, and how to get the most out of it. As you might have guessed, we have saved the best part for last. After covering the basic building blocks of Power BI…
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Keep “Fake News!” Out of Your Big Data Analytics

The words “fake news” have grown extremely popular since the recent election, but fake news has been a problem for much longer than that. In fact, vast swaths of the population are taken in by fake news and misinformation on a daily basis. It’s nearly impossible to spend a good amount of time online without…
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Power BI Q&A That We All Need (part 2 of 3)

Hello, and welcome back! In this three-part series, we are putting the spotlight on Microsoft Power BI - what it is, how it works, and how you can use it to your advantage. In our last post, we got the ball rolling by covering the three basic building blocks of Power BI: datasets, dashboards, and…
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Cortana and the Internet of Things

Cortana: Coming soon to your… refrigerator? Cortana is pretty cool. For those of us who have spent most of our lives unable to afford the luxury of a personal assistant, the addition of Cortana to Windows 10 devices has been a real godsend. Suddenly, we’ve got an amazing AI friend who can answer all of…
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What Do Pokemon Go and Fitbit Have to Do with Your Business? Think: Gamification

In the past couple of years, smartphone and tablet users have become a real walking hazard. Everywhere you turn your head, you see people engrossed in mobile activities, seemingly unaware of their surroundings. And if you were to take a peek at these folks' screens, chances are you'd seem them fiddling around with their Fitbit…
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Power BI Basics (part 1 of 3)

You’ve finally signed up for Microsoft Power BI. Perhaps you’ve even inputted a little bit of data. So... now what? Learning how to use any new tool can be confusing and complicated at first, but taking the time to really get to know the ins and outs of Power BI will make a huge difference…
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Intelligent Big Data? Why You Should Be Interested in Artificial Intelligence

Digital disruption happens when a new technology affects the value proposition of existing goods, services, and business models. We believe that the next digital disruption is just around the corner: Artificial Intelligence.Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing increasingly influential in business in nearly all industries where decision-making is being fundamentally altered with thinking machines. We’re experiencing…
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How to Get Your Data Ready for Power BI

Microsoft Power BI is pretty amazing. Analysts who make use of Power BI will find themselves empowered to create useful dashboards and reports that provide improved analytics and more powerful insights. The free set of tools makes it extremely easy for users to obtain 360-degree insight on organizational trends, goals, and day-to-day operations, as well…
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