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7 Minute Read – Why You Should Be Using Static Pool Analysis for Performance Based Analytics
Static pool or “vintage” analysis has long been used by the financial services industry to evaluate lifetime losses of lending pools and provide, to an extent, the probability of future trends of expected losses. The term “vintage” is sometimes used as an analogy to the wine industry and the rating or quality of wines based on their harvest year....
Published: 06/10/2017

BI Collaboration for SharePoint Power BI Groups Demo for v1-6
New version and pricing for +BI Collaboration! Automatically add all of your Power BI items in your work space and groups to your SharePoint lists. Send Notifications to your group and team members about dashboards, reports, and documents with state and priority. Add tasks and follow up actions for your Power BI and document library items. Add ...
Published: 06/08/2017

The Basics of Business Intelligence
What is Business Intelligence?  Business intelligence is the applied business and technical science of delivering data to decision makers that enables strategic and tactical decision making. In short, it delivers the right data to the right people at the right time. Business Intelligence is a cohesive prescriptive organizational methodology,...
Published: 04/14/2017

2016 Election Campaign Contributions
Ever wonder where the contributions to the 2016 election candidates comes from? Using publicly available data we've created a Microsoft PowerBI report that allows you to interactively drill into campaign contributions from committees. See it here: http://goo.gl/iFOdge
Published: 04/21/2016

7 Minute Read – Don’t Forget About the 5th Perspective in Your Balanced Scorecard
File these thoughts under another thing to keep business executives up at night. Are you tracking the right key performance indicators for your organization? We’re all familiar with the Balanced Scorecard introduced by Kaplan and Norton in the 90’s for tracking objectives. It is simply a tool used to evaluate, define, track and improve core busin...
Published: 04/21/2016

Embedding a Power BI Report in SharePoint using PerformancePoint
Instructions and walk through for embedding a Power BI report in SharePoint using PerformancePoint. This video uses the embed feature from Power BI to help you display your Power BI reports in SharePoint.
Published: 02/12/2016

5 Challenges in Business Intelligence and How to Solve Them
Ever wondered what a well-planned and deployed business intelligence project can do for your business without all the challenges? By now if you’re not aggressively mining your data you’re not only leaving money on the table, you’re falling behind your competitors. Looking for basic aberrations and trends in data for sales, marketing, operations and...
Published: 12/22/2015

Ataira Analytics New Ad!
Check out our new ad! Why wait on your IT department to help you implement your business intelligence initiatives. We have the tools and experts to get you the insights you need to move your organization forward.
Published: 12/18/2015

Creating an SSRS Report in SharePoint 2013 from Excel Services
This video will walk through the steps for creating a SSRS Report with Report Builder 3.0 in SharePoint 2013 from Excel Services.
Published: 12/04/2015

Creating a PowerView Dashboard in SharePoint 2013 from Excel PowerPivot 2013
This video will walk through the steps for creating a PowerView dashboard in SharePoint 2013 using Excel 2013 and PowerPivot.
Published: 12/04/2015