Blogging all things data

Microsoft Power Platform Aims to Empower Everyone

Microsoft Power Platform Aims to Empower Everyone

The three parts of Microsoft’s Power Platform have been taking shape in their own way for some time now, Power BI, Power Apps and Power...Read More

The difference between a database and a data warehouse? OLAP 

The difference between a database and a data warehouse? OLAP 

On the very surface of it, it might not seem like there is a difference between a database and a data warehouse. However, don’t be tempted to...Read More

Loome Software Launch, New Zealand Expansion - November 2019 Newsletter

Loome Software Launch, New Zealand Expansion - November 2019 Newsletter

    Perspective ILM is now Loome Software We are proud to announce the launch of Loome Software, a suite of products that seamlessly...Read More

Power BI Updates - October 2019

Power BI Updates - October 2019

We implement Power BI for a wide range of solutions and are always looking for ways to incorporate the newest features. In this blog post we have...Read More

How to implement a Data Governance Framework and Maturity Model

How to implement a Data Governance Framework and Maturity Model

A good data governance framework is a desirable aim for any organisation, but the path to establishing and quantifying it can be unclear. When it...Read More

How does a good Data Stewardship model contribute to Data Governance?

How does a good Data Stewardship model contribute to Data Governance?

In a previous blog post we briefly covered Data Lake Governance, Data Stewardship and their importance in maintaining a functional and sustainable...Read More

Zero to Insight with Snowflake, Power BI and Azure Updates - Newsletter August 2019

Zero to Insight with Snowflake, Power BI and Azure Updates - Newsletter August 2019

Read the Full Newsletter Release Here Azure introduces greater security, performance and super computing. This quarter saw the announcement of a...Read More

Power BI Updates May - July 2019

Power BI Updates May - July 2019

Power BI continues to evolve, rolling out new additions to its feature set. Over the last couple of months there have been some noteworthy...Read More

How to Prevent Customer Churn with Algorithms

How to Prevent Customer Churn with Algorithms

Customer churn, also known as customer attrition or customer drop-off, is the process by which an individual who was formerly a repeat or subscription...Read More

What is NLP sentiment analysis?

What is NLP sentiment analysis?

Natural language processing (NLP) sentiment analysis is a challenging prospect for sales and marketing, even though it can produce valuable insights....Read More

The Massive Benefits of Implementing a Single Customer View

The Massive Benefits of Implementing a Single Customer View

Smarter database design and improved validation helps with data stewardship. However, a more ambitious approach would involve an ongoing Customer...Read More

The Costs of Data Redundancy and Data Inconsistency

The Costs of Data Redundancy and Data Inconsistency

Even modestly sized organisations can suffer from customer data fragmentation, leading to data redundancy and inconsistency. Users are providing their...Read More

Native Hubspot, Salesforce and MYOB Integration - Newsletter April 2019

Native Hubspot, Salesforce and MYOB Integration - Newsletter April 2019

Read the Full Newsletter Release Here This quarter saw a number of new features and updates released for Data Governor Online, making it easier and...Read More

Power BI Updates – 2019 Roundup

Power BI Updates – 2019 Roundup

Here at BizData, Power BI is frequently an important part of the solutions we deliver to our clients. Because of this, we keep a close eye on updates...Read More

Why you Shouldn't Perform Financial Planning in Excel Spreadsheets

Why you Shouldn't Perform Financial Planning in Excel Spreadsheets

A large number of companies use Excel spreadsheets as a all-in-one solution for financial planning and forecasting. The unintended consequences of...Read More

Data Governor Online Accelerates your Snowflake Data Migration

Data Governor Online Accelerates your Snowflake Data Migration

A Snowflake Data Warehouse is a powerful and flexible web-based platform for handling your enterprise data migrations. It offers a number of distinct...Read More

Accelerating the Benefits of a Data Lake

Accelerating the Benefits of a Data Lake

Exploring the techniques for successful Big Data implementations Establishing a Data Lake is an important foundation for a Modern Analytics Platform...Read More

How do you establish good Data Lake Governance?

How do you establish good Data Lake Governance?

Good Data Lake governance is a vital part of maintaining a healthy and well-functioning data ecosystem. In order to properly implement a Data Lake you...Read More

What can SEO reporting in Google Analytics gain from Power BI?

What can SEO reporting in Google Analytics gain from Power BI?

As I walked into the boardroom for BizData’s Power BI Desktop training session I couldn’t shake the feeling that, compared to the other...Read More

Under the Hood of AI Document Classification

Under the Hood of AI Document Classification

As introduced in our previous post, AI for document processing is a powerful tool in streamlining workflows, minimising delays and reducing...Read More

How do you solve a Document Processing Bottleneck?

How do you solve a Document Processing Bottleneck?

Document processing is usually the lifeblood of an enterprise workflow. Whether they’re physical, digital, standardised, structured, or...Read More

New Brisbane office, Perspective product releases and Power BI Updates. BizData Newsletter January 2019

New Brisbane office, Perspective product releases and Power BI Updates. BizData Newsletter January 2019

Read the full Newsletter here.   BizData opens new office in Brisbane An exciting start to 2019, we are pleased to announce the opening of our...Read More

Perth Office Launch, new Microsoft Partnership, Power BI updates and more all in October Newsletter

Read the full newsletter here BizData expands to Perth We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Perth, Australia. Starting the launch with a massive Power BI Training session delivered by our Director of Big Data Engineering,...Read More

Challenges in productionising machine learning models

Challenges in productionising machine learning models

Productionising machine learning models into operational processes is often trickier than you think.To prove its value, machine learning needs to be...Read More

Analytics scope creep and why it’s a good thing.

Analytics scope creep and why it’s a good thing.

We’ve all been there: you’re on track to deliver your amazing Analytics project and the business changes their mind. The user acceptance...Read More

Deer in Analytics Headlights

Deer in Analytics Headlights

Nothing strikes fear into my heart faster than the sight of a stakeholder looking at me, frozen with their own fear, like a deer in headlights. ...Read More

Create Dashboards people will actually use

Making valuable decisions is one of the most important functions in business. Dashboards are a tool that are used to help make the right decisions. So...Read More

July Newsletter: Power BI Updates, New Training and More

Read the full Newsletter Here.   Power BI Turns 3 and introduces more exciting features! Can you believe it has been 3 years since the release...Read More

Solution Webinar: Channel Optimisation

Solution Webinar: Channel Optimisation

To truly understand the success of a business requires an accurate and consolidated view of their share of a market. Multi-Channel Sales and...Read More

New Training Courses, Azure Cloud Regions, Certifications and more. Quarterly Newsletter April 2018

New Training Courses, Azure Cloud Regions, Certifications and more. Quarterly Newsletter April 2018

Read the full Newsletter Here.   GDPR Compliance in Azure From the 25th of May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be in...Read More

BizData NYC, New Business Solutions, Cats and AI and more. BizData Quarterly Newsletter.

BizData NYC, New Business Solutions, Cats and AI and more. BizData Quarterly Newsletter.

Read the full Newsletter here.   BizData launches in NYC Happy New Year and welcome to 2018! We are excited to announce the opening of our...Read More

New Release of Enterprise BI Portal, Drill Through with Power BI and more. BizData Quarterly Newsletter

Read the full Newsletter Here. Introducing Ezra - An Intelligent Chat Bot Accelerator Businesses are increasingly looking to Artificial Intelligence...Read More

New Sports Performance Platform, Power BI in Azure Analysis Services and more. BizData Quarterly Newsletter

New Sports Performance Platform, Power BI in Azure Analysis Services and more. BizData Quarterly Newsletter

Read the full Newsletter here.   BizData awarded Finalist at the Worldwide Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards Program Microsoft announced...Read More

Back it Up. Disaster Recovery in Azure

Back it Up.  Disaster Recovery in Azure

Hi Everyone. I hope you had a good week. The topic for the next few weeks is Backup / Disaster Recovery / Migration of workloads to Azure VM's. ...Read More

The complete Script: Create a VM in Azure

Hi Everyone and Happy Friday. Before starting a new topic next week, you can find below a complete script to create VM's in Azure Resource Manager...Read More

Azure 360: PowerShell Commands

Azure 360: PowerShell Commands

Hi Everyone. Let's explore some PowerShell commands to make our VM creation script more functional and scalable. Once we logged into Azure...Read More

Power BI Pricing Changes, Power BI On-Premises and more - BizData Quarterly Newsletter

Power BI Pricing Changes, Power BI On-Premises and more - BizData Quarterly Newsletter

Read Full Newsletter Here.   Power BI Premium has Arrived Microsoft announced today the launch of "Power BI Premium" which brings with it a...Read More

Creating a VM in Azure: Naming Conventions and Limitations

Hi Everyone. Today I will link couple of the previously discussed subjects together: ·        Naming...Read More

Setting up an Azure VM. You're almost there!

Hi everyone. It's time to start looking at the component level of Azure IaaS. So, Where do we start? If you do not have an Azure subscription, you...Read More

Azure 360. Managed Disks vs Storage Accounts

Azure 360. Managed Disks vs Storage Accounts

Today, I would like to discuss a subject that all my clients asking me about: Managed Disks vs. Storage accounts. Should you make the move or not?...Read More

Azure 360. Understanding Azure Resources

Welcome back and Happy Friday. First quarter of 2017 is already gone! One of the main selling point of the cloud is the "unlimited resources" pitch....Read More

Azure 360. Tags in Azure

Azure 360.  Tags in Azure

Welcome Back. I hope you had a great week. Let's pick up from where we left last time. After planning carefully the naming convention and grouping...Read More

Azure 360. Governance in Azure

Hi Everyone. Thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I will be writing weekly about Microsoft Azure public cloud. This blog is not aimed at...Read More

Power BI Custom Visuals

Power BI Custom Visuals

We are proud to announce the launch of two brilliant Custom Power BI Visuals available for you to download today.  Created by our talented...Read More

Calendar KPIs

The Calendar visual allows you to display your data on a Calendar. Displaying one calendar month at a time, each date shows the value of the selected...Read More

Parallel Co-ordinates

The Parallel Coordinates visual is a line chart which plots values over multiple dimensions rather than over a continuous series. Each data point has...Read More

BizData makes the AFR top 50 Most Innovative Companies 2016

BizData makes the AFR top 50 Most Innovative Companies 2016

The Australian Financial Review Most Innovative Companies List was announced last night, and we are proud to announce that BizData came in at number...Read More

Creating a Calendar Table in Power BI

Calendar dimensions are necessary to enable time intelligence functions in Power BI to work. However, they are not always available from the source...Read More

BizData — MAPA 2016 Finalist

BizData has again been named a finalist in the 2016 MAPA Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for the category of Excellence in...Read More

BizData recognized as winner for 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Business Intelligence

BizData recognized as winner for 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Business Intelligence  [Melbourne, VIC], [Australia] — June 3rd...Read More

BizData announced as Microsoft Business Intelligence Partner of the Year and Data Platform Partner of the Year

  Watch the Video Here BizData has been announced as both Business Intelligence and Data Platform partner of the year by Microsoft Australia....Read More