In this article, we take a closer look at major business intelligence trends to look out for in 2021.
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Why a CFO needs business intelligence in finance department
In this article, we take a closer look at the benefits of BI and analytics in finance. There are at least 4 important reasons why successful CFOs should start implementing BI in the daily work of the finance department.
VIDEO: Scenario Analysis in Power BI (part 2)
In this video, we’ll learn how to build the measures to calculate a percentage change in total sales when certain sales channels are selected. The example shows how the price increase in certain sales channels affects the overall sales.
VIDEO: Scenario Analysis in Power BI (part 1)
In this video, we’ll learn how to do a scenario analysis using DAX. In the first part of the tutorial, we analyze how a price change affects total sales.
Business Intelligence Helps Merchant Acquirers to Attract New Clients
With rising competition and things rapidly changing in the payments industry, leading acquirers no longer serve just as a link between merchants, card issuers and payment schemes, but are quickly introducing additional value-added services to attract new clients. One of such useful extra services provided by banks and other acquirers are business intelligence (BI) based analytical platforms.
Ukrainian Oil and Gas Giant Deployed Office 365 and Power BI
The leading Ukrainian oil company, Ukrnafta, improved work processes and efficiency by deploying Power BI and Office 365 cloud services. The company launched Microsoft services among its more than 40 oil and gas production and refining units across Ukraine. This benefited to more than 3,000 employees.
VIDEO: Introduction to Variables in DAX
Variables can help to improve performance, readability, simplify debugging and reduce complexity of calculations.
As Climate Change Looms, Companies Should Use BI
Using BI tools and analytics, companies can strive toward a lower-carbon future.
London NHS Trust Implemented Power BI to Improve Data Analysis
The world’s leading self-service BI tool was employed to enable quality improvements using Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts that provide near real-time analytics.
When BI Meets Siberia: Russian Statistics Bureau to Use BI in Population Census
The Russian statistics bureau will use business intelligence during the upcoming population census.
VIDEO: Year-to-Date vs Running Total
In this video, we’ll continue to learn about time-intelligence functions in DAX and look at the Running Total calculation.
Difference Between Business Intelligence and Business Analytics
BI uses descriptive analytics to provide a better understanding of a business’ current operations. Meanwhile, BA usually looks forward and tries to inform future decisions.
VIDEO: Time-Intelligence Functions (Part 2)
In this video we’ll learn how to calculate the difference between this year and last year sales.
Companies Need BI to Get Full Insights on Consumers
This article argues why companies should have business intelligence (BI) in their portfolio of tools to successfully thrive in the future.
During Times of Economic Recession BI is Lifesaver
The adoption of business intelligence (BI) has been steadily rising over the years even before the pandemic. With COVID-19, the use of BI, along with AI and cloud services, will surge.
Cloud Brings Advanced Analytics to Everyone
In the past, companies had to spend thousands of dollars just to make sure they can start using advanced analytics that required strong hardware requirements and computing power. In the recent years, the democratization of the cloud increased the adoption of advanced analytics across different industries.
Microsoft Will Work With UK Startup to Reduce Impact of Aviation Industry on Environment
Microsoft partnered with Satavia, a UK-based startup, to help decrease the impact of climate change by the aviation industry on the environment. To do this the tech giant will use its Azure cloud platform to support Satavia.
Using CALCULATE in DAX (Intermediate)
When using CALCULATE it’s all about making sure that correct filters are applied. With CALCULATE you can override the existing filter context with the new ones inside the function. Watch our short tutorial below.