Anatomy of a Metric: KPI Assessment for Analysis Application Design & Data Modeling

Anatomy of a Metric: KPI Assessment for Analysis Application Design & Data Modeling

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist, Project Management, Reporting  John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile When designing quality analytics applications that meet the expectations and requirements of various business users, being specific can mean the difference between collaborative success and argumentative failure. Rising to meet the challenge of satisfying these varied roles can be daunting. Executives, Managers, Business Analysts, Application Designers, Data Modelers and Developers may […]

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ASP.NET MVC 5 Custom Role Providers for Windows Authentication

ASP.NET MVC 5 Custom Role Providers for Windows Authentication

Ben Daland Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Ben’s Profile With ASP.net MVC, restricting access to actions has never been easier. The AuthorizeAttribute allows you to easily restrict access to controllers or actions based on a user’s role. See the example below. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 [Authorize(Roles = “Administrator, PowerUser”)] public class ControlPanelController : Controller { […]

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Using Qlik End-User Audit Log Files to Increase Application Efficiency

Using Qlik End-User Audit Log Files to Increase Application Efficiency

Mark Viecelli Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Mark’s Profile The Qlik End-User Audit Log Files contain a wealth of information such as applications accessed by users, selections made, objects used, bookmarks applied, timestamps for all user actions, and much more. The most difficult part of using these logs is making sense of all that information. Most people think of Qlik log files as […]

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The Art of Business Intelligence

The Art of Business Intelligence

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist, Project Management, Reporting John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”    […]

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How Cognos 10 tasks are performed in Cognos Analytics

How Cognos 10 tasks are performed in Cognos Analytics

Erin Dunmire Practice Director, Business Intelligence John Daniel Associates, Inc. Erin’s Profile This blog post covers some common tasks in Cognos 10 and details how they can be performed in Cognos Analytics. Access content Cognos 10 – The Public Folders tab provides access to shared content. The My Folders tab provides access to personal content. Cognos Analytics – The Team content button on the left-hand […]

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