Data & Intelligence

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Dashboards in JIRA

Dashboard is a customized screen to give you a high-level snapshot of everything happening in Jira. Dashboards in Jira are made up of small configurable blocks called gadgets (Introduction, Projects, Assigned to Me, and Activity Stream). We can create multiple dashboards for different projects OR one single dashboard that spans all the work we’re involved with. How […]

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Introduction to Power BI Dataflows

Dataflows is all about self-service data preparation inside a Power BI. Before Power BI Desktop gives you these awesome tools like power query which lets you do lightweight ETL operations on your data inside a Power BI Desktop. The challenge with this is you tended to bypass the normal ETL processes that your organization may have, […]

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AI Generation – Problems for the Present

The field of AI-generated content has been growing since 2020. I personally never paid much attention until recently as more and more headlines are hitting the news and people I know are creating AI art. While there is some great content being produced, it has led me to ask many questions. Ethics of AI-Generated Content […]

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AI Generation – Lessons from the Past

A Flood of New AI Generation The last couple of years (2020-2022) have been very interesting for content generated by artificial intelligence (AI) systems. Here in 2022, we’ve seen a multitude of new and interesting projects made available to the public for the first time.

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The Star Schema is Obsolete, Moving to the Cloud

This is the third and final blog in this series, to read the previous blog click, here.   In the first post, I urged you to stop using star schema dimensional models because they were obsolete. In the second post, I elaborated on why star schema dimensional models were obsolete using Ralph Kimball’s own reasons […]

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Next.js API, Swagger UI & OpenAPI Specification

REST API is king when it comes to writing server-side logic and providing data to the client-side. As your team and solution scale upward, your team’s API documentation workflow will need a strategy to maintain clear and high-level documentation. My recommendation is use OpenAPI Specification and Swagger. OpenAPI Specification (OSA) is a standard for writing […]

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The Star Schema is Obsolete, Reduced Cost, and Better Performance

This is the second blog in the series. Read the first blog, here.   In my first blog, I stated that the star schema and dimensional modeling are obsolete, and I urge you to stop using them. I explained that in the first chapter of The Data Warehouse Toolkit Ralph Kimball explained that dimensional modeling […]

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Introduction to Power BI Performance Analyzer

This blog describes how to use and interpret the information provided by the Power BI Performance Analyzer, finding the bottlenecks in slow reports. What is the Power BI Performance Analyzer? The Power BI Performance Analyzer is a feature included in the May 2019 release of Power BI Desktop that simplifies how you can collect the […]

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Optimizing JIRA – Adjust Personal Settings

This blog in our series on Atlassian Optimizing JIRA will cover personalizing JIRA settings to make JIRA best for you. (Read the previous post here on JIRA Best Practices). Moving on, we will consider optimizing JIRA also by personalizing JIRA settings. While your JIRA admin or team leader sets up many customizations, there are few […]

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Top Custom Visuals in Power BI

Custom Visuals in Power BI Custom visuals in Power BI have additional features and options beyond those supported by the standard visuals of Power BI Desktop, delivering unique and powerful capabilities. Custom visuals are available in AppSource and within the integrated custom visuals store for Power BI Desktop. They are categorized into two types in […]

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GIFs in Power BI Using Tooltip

In this blog, we will show a GIF as a report page tooltip when hovering over a visual. This cool technique allows you to display instructional GIFs or videos for our end users. Steps for Creating GIFs: App to record gifs Adding gifs to Power BI Adding Tooltip Integrating with button App to Record GIFs: […]

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Power BI Performance Tuning

Power BI Performance Tuning Whenever we start developing reports in Power BI three important things always come to mind these are data accuracy, data security, and report performance. If the report performance is not up to the mark, then there is no meaning of how much effort we have put into it, we have to […]

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