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With an increasing amount of Data available to businesses, we can now rely on BI Tools such as Qlik and Power BI to turn data into insights. Read the latest news and updates in the world of Business Intelligence on the Packt Hub.

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4 powerful custom visuals in Power BI: Why, When, and How to add [Tutorial]

Power BI report authors and BI teams are well-served to remain conscience of both the advantages and limitations of custom visuals. For example, when...
analytics

Announcing Tableau Prep 2018.2.1!

Tableau team has announced a new version of Tableau Prep 2018.2.1 with lots of new features for easy enterprise deployments and more data connector...
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Administration rights for Power BI users

In this tutorial, you will understand and learn administration rights/rules for Power BI users. This includes setting and monitoring rules like; who in the organization can utilize...
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Create a data model in Splunk to enable interactive reports and dashboards

Data models enable you to create Splunk reports and dashboards without having to develop Splunk search. Typically, data models are designed by those that...
indexes

Splunk: How to work with multiple indexes [Tutorial]

An index in Splunk is a storage pool for events, capped by size and time. By default, all events will go to the index specified by defaultDatabase,...
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5 ways to create a connection to the Qlik Engine [Tip]

With mashups or web apps, the Qlik Engine sits outside of your project and is not accessible and loaded by default. The first step...

A tale of two tools: Tableau and Power BI

Business professionals are on a constant look-out for a powerful yet cost-effective BI tool to ramp up the operational efficiency within organizations. Two tools that...
memory management

Best practices for deploying self-service BI with Qlik Sense

As part of a successful deployment of Qlik Sense, it is important IT recognizes self-service Business Intelligence to have its own dynamics and adoption...
interactive dashboards

Four self-service business intelligence user types in Qlik Sense

With the introduction of self-service to BI, there is segmentation at various levels and breaths on how self-service is conducted and to what extent....
analytics

“Tableau is the most powerful and secure end-to-end analytics platform”: An interview with Joshua...

Tableau is one of the leading BI tools used by data science and business intelligence professionals today. You can not only use it to...

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GitHub introduces ‘Experiments’, a platform to share live demos of their...

Yesterday, GitHub introduced the Experiments platform for sharing demonstrations of their research projects and the idea behind them. With this platform, it aims to...
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