Business Intelligence – Tools Are Not Enough

We worry about tools too much.

Don’t get me wrong – tools are great. It’s hard to do much without them. But when it comes to building business intelligence solutions, focusing on tools rather than the business you’re building the solution for is a key reason why these solutions often end up being failures. The solutions don’t meet their users’ needs and are thus simply not used.  Read more

Surfacing On-Premise Data in Power BI

If you have been looking at Power BI, or are in the process of implementing it, one of the things you have undoubtedly questioned is whether you can surface your on-premise data in Power BI. The answer is that you can, and in this blog post, I’m going to walk through how that is done within the context of Power BI.