Tagged: Data Analytics

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Live Data Streaming in Power BI

The speed of creating an Analysis or an Overview of the KPIs in a company is growing in significance. To make the best quality decisions, leadership needs both quality data and up-to-date data. Without accurate live data, it’s difficult to steer the ship. This video shows how to create a...

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DataPoint: Data Science and Theme Parks

Andy is out and about with his family today at King’s Dominion and he pauses to reflect on how data analytics is used at amusement parks. Links mentioned: https://themeparkanalysis.com/ http://dataconomy.com/2016/06/three-times-big-data-made-amusement-parks-better/ http://www.analyticbridge.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/amusement-park-analytics-increasing-both-fun-and-roi Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv

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Cloud-Native Stream Processing

Traditionally, Big Data companies, like LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, Twitter, et al) have built custom data pipelines over the bare metal in custom-designed data centers.  While this affords greater control over performance and cost, it creates a division between operations and development which often leads to decreased agility and velocity. In...

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Transform Data by Example Add-In for Excel

The Microsoft Garage has released the Transform Data by Example add-in for Excel.  This add-in an example-driven search engine that can help you find functions for your data wrangling tasks with a backend powered powered by Azure.

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Introduction to U-SQL for Developers

Azure Data Lake Analytics introduces a new Query Language called U-SQL to efficiently and easily process large amounts of data.  As the name implies, it’s based on SQL (technically T-SQL).  The difference is that you can add C# code into the mix.  As you’d expect, the tooling story around it...

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Introduction to R Programming for Excel Users

In this presentation, Dave Langer illustrates how your knowledge of doing data analyses in Microsoft Excel gives you a unique foundation for quickly learning how to use R in your daily work. Attendees will learn how: Fundamental concepts of Excel (e.g., working with tables, collections of cells, and functions) translate...