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You've been thinking for a while that it's time to level up your data solution. You could keep muddling by. But you're spending too much time grinding through individual ...
Data Warehousing

Data Warehouse Selection Criteria: How To Choose The Right Storage

You know the janky data solution your startup currently has in place just isn't cutting it. But when you think about building what you need, you get a pit in your ...
Being Data Driven

How To Create A Data MVP For Your Startup

You want to get more out of your Salesforce data—and who doesn't? So it’s time to boot up your favorite BI tool, hook it up to Salesforce, and rock out.  That's a fine ...
Data Management

Why You Absolutely Shouldn't Connect Salesforce Straight To A BI Tool

You're building a new data solution for your startup, and you need an ETL tool to make slinging data more manageable. You've read a ton of articles and talked to a bunch ...
ETL

How To Choose An ETL Tool: 6 Key Considerations

Power BI and MySQL. The beloved BI tool and dependable database go together like peanut butter and jelly...or data and analysis. To help make that powerful partnership ...
BI And Data Visualization

How To Sync MySQL Data To Power BI

You've got valuable data. But it's useless if you don't use it. A key piece in unlocking the power in your data is using an excellent Business Intelligence (BI) tool. BI ...
BI And Data Visualization

Top BI Tools Of 2021—And How To Choose The Right One

Maybe you're a business analyst who's sick of not being able to level up your Power BI reports. Or maybe your New Year's resolution is that this is the year you'll ...
Data Analysis

How To Nail Your New Year's Resolution To Actually Learn SQL This Time

Although Snowflake hasn't generated $1b in annual revenues (yet), the company continues to hog the headlines for potentially delivering a historic payout to Silicon ...
Databases

Top 5 Snowflake Alternatives: Complexity And Costs Go Head-to-Head

Klipfolio is a robust cloud-based BI/dashboarding tool developed especially for small and medium-sized businesses. The platform's primary goal is to enable data ...
BI And Data Visualization

Top Klipfolio Alternatives: Tools To Manage Your Marketing Data

In an era where data is king, the race is on to make access to data as reliable and straightforward as everyday utilities. One company leading the way is cloud-native ...
ETL

Top 5 Fivetran Alternatives: Weighing Complexity And Cost

Data has become the lifeblood of business and data warehouses are an essential part of that. But knowing which data warehouse makes sense for your business can be tricky.
Data Warehousing

Snowflake Vs Redshift: Data Warehouse Comparison

Welcome back, data folk, to our 3-part series on managing and analyzing data with SQL, Python and pandas. In our first post, we went into the differences, similarities, ...
Data Analysis

How To Read A SQL Query Into A Pandas Dataframe

There's no cookie-cutter way to choose metrics that will work for all startups. In fact, what the history shows us is that everybody who's tried to come up with a better ...
Being Data Driven

How To Coach Your Startup To Choose Better Metrics

As we speak the future of cloud computing is being duked out. Amazon and Google, as well as Microsoft, Snowflake, and a few others, offer multiple cloud solutions for ...
Data Warehousing

Redshift Vs. BigQuery: The Full Comparison

As an analyst, you probably spend a lot of your time creating dashboards and other reports to help your teams and Top Brass track metrics. And you probably spend at ...
Being Data Driven

KPIs, OKRs, OMTM: The History Of Modern Metrics & Why It Matters For Analysts

Recently, Panoply held a webinar with Nathan Patrick Taylor, the CIO of the Symphony Post Acute Network. The focus of the webinar was on what Nathan calls the ...
Data Warehousing

Webinar Recap: The Scalability Paradox With Nathan Patrick Taylor

You know the drill: Sometime in mid-December, a tsunami of planning will crash into your company as teams frantically scramble to figure out their initiatives and KPIs ...
Being Data Driven

How To Use Dashboards To Guide Your Startup's 2021 Planning

Here at Panoply, we’re obsessed with making it easy to sync, store, and access your data. Today, we’re proud to announce that we’ve added yet another ...
Panoply News

Panoply + Trevor.io: A Complete No-Code Analytics Solution

As today’s number one CRM platform, Salesforce provides support to a variety of business processes within companies. With that in mind, you can only imagine the huge ...
Data Analysis

Understanding The Salesforce Data Model For Analytics

MongoDB is fantastic...and challenging. This database is popular among developers due to its flexibility, but getting your data out of Mongo and into a BI tool isn’t a ...
Databases

MongoDB Business Intelligence: Connector Challenges And Alternatives

Experienced data scientists and developers are spoilt for choice when it comes to data analytics tools. But for those who don't hail from a data-centric background, it ...
ETL

Top 5 Keboola Alternatives: Weighing Expertise And Ease Of Use

Data provides the foundation for innovation and enhanced efficiency. But anyone who's worked with it will tell you that it can be quite challenging. Without the ...
Data Stack

Top 5 Domo Alternatives: Capabilities And Usability Go Head-to-Head

If you're building a data warehouse, you need ETL to move data into that storage. To do that, you first extract data from an array of different sources. Then you apply ...
ETL

Top Python ETL Tools For 2021

Finding the right ETL tool for your business is essential. ETL pulls data out of a source (extract), makes changes according to requirements (transform), and then pushes ...
ETL

Top ETL Tools For 2021...And The Case For Saying "No" To ETL

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