Dan Volitich says: Whose data is it anyway?

Dan Volitich says: Whose data is it anyway?

Dan Volitich President John Daniel Associates, Inc. Dan’s Profile Good News, Bad News. Good news is that Excel can now hold more than 65,536 rows of data. Bad news is that Excel can now hold more than 65,536 rows of data. It is not uncommon for users to ask for everything they “need” downloaded into Excel. This confuses the IT group and usually generates responses […]

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How do we cut through the jumble of Business Analytics? -Janet Amos Pribanic

How do we cut through the jumble of Business Analytics? -Janet Amos Pribanic

Janet Amos Pribanic Chief Operating Officer John Daniel Associates, Inc. Janet’s Profile Businessintelligencebusinessanalyticsperformancemanagementbigdataanalytics Business Analytics for Beginners In the words of my favorite musical, The Sound of Music, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.” Business Intelligence analysts confirm that adoption is still not what we anticipated it to be. Recently I read a statistic that stated 64% of business […]

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Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

David Kusek Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc.  David’s Profile This blog post is written as a follow up to a recent webinar I gave on the same subject. The purpose of this post is to provide more context for my ‘Five Pillars of Successful Dashboards and Visualizations’ that were covered in the webinar. A recording of the webinar can be found here. The […]

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C# Windows Service Debug Hack

C# Windows Service Debug Hack

  Ben Daland Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Ben’s Profile   Recently, I worked on project that required me to develop a custom C# Windows Service, and it had been a long time since I’d last created one. I forgot how tedious it is to do simple debugging. The way I’ve learned to debug a service is to build, install, run, and then […]

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Getting to Know You – Raw Data Exploration in QlikView

Getting to Know You – Raw Data Exploration in QlikView

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist, Project Management, Reporting  John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile   When faced with a new dataset, one of the first impulses is to get it into Excel to get a feel for it.  Occasionally the data set is too tall (too many rows) or too wide (too many columns) to effectively pull into Excel for quick and easy manipulation. If […]

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