THE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE BLOG

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December 23, 2020
Power BI Updates for QuickLaunch Customers: 2020 in Review – Part 2 – Designers

Designing reports and dashboards in Power BI is exciting because things are constantly being upgraded to make your life easier and more interesting. The Power BI team releases updates for Power BI Desktop on a monthly cadence. In the second part of our 2020 in Review series, we will review some of our favorite updates for Power BI users that are responsible for creating reports and dashboards.

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December 15, 2020
Power BI Updates for QuickLaunch Customers: 2020 in Review – Part 1 – Consumers

The Power BI team constantly rolls out new features and enhancements to the Power BI platform including updates to the Power BI Desktop, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App. While it is awesome that Microsoft is committed to this continuous delivery strategy to quickly push updates into production, sometimes it can feel like drinking out of a firehose when trying to keep up with all the latest news.

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September 09, 2020
First Quantum Uses Advanced Analytics to Predict COVID-19-Related Supply Shocks

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM) is a global copper company that operates long life mines in several countries and employs approximately 20,000 people world-wide. First Quantum has an effective 90% ownership of Cobre Panama.

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July 22, 2020
Embarking on the Journey to Become Data-Driven (CFMA Building Profits Article)

In our experience, many companies do not realize the need for a data-driven vision until an unforeseen event occurs. That event might be positive (a new revenue opportunity) or negative (a major cost over-run).

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2020 will see modern BI & self-service analytics central to digital transformation initiatives
December 17, 2019
2020 Will See Modern BI & Self-Service Analytics Central to Digital Transformation Initiatives

If “Digital Transformation” was the watchword in 2019, it will be the driving force in 2020—and beyond. This year organizations continued to adopt policies and technologies in efforts to become increasingly data-driven and establish a “data culture” within their companies.

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December 11, 2019
Preferred Strategies Introduces QuickLaunch for Viewpoint ERP

QuickLaunch for Viewpoint Vista extracts business impact from data and presents it in a meaningful way through Power BI to help construction company leadership and project managers to maximize the business value from their Viewpoint data.

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November 26, 2019
Thanksgiving Visualized: The Holiday in Maps, Charts and Graphics

Once again we’ve curated some fun Thanksgiving-related articles and visualizations for your post-turkey reading. Enjoy!

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July 23, 2019
Let’s Meet at JD Edwards INFOCUS 2019!

INFOCUS is just a month away. We look forward to three great days of networking, learning, and fun! Let’s connect in Denver: Visit us in Booth #322 Come by for your personal QuickLaunch™ demo! We can’t wait to show you how QuickLaunch makes it fast and easy to implement self-service JD Edwards reporting and analytics with Microsoft® Power BI and other modern BI tools.

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December 11, 2018
How to Build JDE Dashboards in Minutes – and Get Noticed! Webinar Q&A

We co-hosted a webinar with GSI which had an outstanding attendance. There were many excellent questions and we were not able to provide answers to all of them during the webinar. Below is the Q&A transcript.

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