Role Type: Executive

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

December 23, 2020 | by David Kettinger

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

December 15, 2020 | by David Kettinger

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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First Quantum Uses Advanced Analytics to Predict COVID-19-Related Supply Shocks

September 9, 2020 | by Preferred Strategies

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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Embarking on the Journey to Become Data-Driven (CFMA Building Profits Article)

July 22, 2020 | by Preferred Strategies

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

2020 Will See Modern BI & Self-Service Analytics Central to Digital Transformation Initiatives

December 17, 2019 | by David Kettinger

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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Preferred Strategies Introduces QuickLaunch for Viewpoint ERP

December 11, 2019 | by Adam Crigger

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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Thanksgiving Visualized: The Holiday in Maps, Charts and Graphics

November 26, 2019 | by Preferred Strategies

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

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Let’s Meet at JD Edwards INFOCUS 2019!

July 23, 2019 | by David Kettinger

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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Five Criteria for Selecting a Self-Service Reporting & Analytics Solution for JD Edwards

November 12, 2018 | by Adam Crigger

When selecting a reporting and analytics solution there are several criteria and factors to consider.

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You Can Handle The Truth!

October 8, 2018 | by Adam Crigger

Contrary to the opinion of Colonel Nathan Jessup, portrayed by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 movie A Few Good Men, not only can you handle the truth, but you must as an essential aspect of a self-service data environment.

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