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One of the most important parts of making data-driven decisions is having easily accessible and up-to-date data available when those decisions need to be made. Rather ...
Being Data-Driven
How to go from raw data to dashboards in just 10 simple steps
Power BI is a business analytics tool that packs a punch, revolutionizing the way companies analyze their data. It is a cloud-based business intelligence platform that ...
BI and Data Visualization
Power BI Best Practices
Using insights generated from company data is essential when making business decisions. Having reliable data enables a company to make strategic decisions to optimize ...
Data Stack
Top 6 Power BI Benefits For Your Business
Earlier this year we partnered with Square to tackle a common problem: how can Square sellers unlock more robust reporting, without hiring a full data team? While we ...
Analyzing Square Data with Panoply: No Code Required
Data visualization is defined as the graphical representation of information and data. Using visual elements like charts, graphs, and maps helps audiences to see and ...
Being Data-Driven
History of Data Visualization: Pivotal Moments Analysts Can Learn From
For years, Microsoft has been a leader in Gartner's quadrant for intelligence and analytics platforms. In other words: it has a complete vision and can execute it.
Data Analysis
How to Analyze DynamoDB Data in Power BI
Regina is a data analyst at Mocha, a fictitious coffee delivery company that provides local coffeehouses specialized technology, data insights, and shared services. She ...
BI and Data Visualization
Dashboards 101: Basics Of A Great Dashboard
MongoDB's data flexibility is a breeze for developers but can be a major headache for analysts and data scientists. Here's how to wrangle your non-relational MongoDB ...
Data Analysis
How to Analyze MongoDB Data in Tableau
The most difficult thing about choosing the right analytics tool is creating an apples-to-apples comparison.
BI and Data Visualization
Tableau vs. Power BI: A Battle of Business Intelligence Heavyweights
So much of the life of an analyst relies on the ability to quickly and reliably transform our SQL queries into impactful visualizations. While this may sound trivial to ...
BI and Data Visualization
Write SQL and Get Charts: Comparing SQL Visualization Tools
Last Friday, Chartio announced today that they’re joining Atlassian and that Chartio won't be usable as a BI tool outside of Atlassian starting on March 1, 2022.
BI and Data Visualization
How to Approach Your Chartio Migration
Chartio recently announced that they’ve joined Atlassian, the company behind robust tools like JIRA and Confluence. That's great news for Chartio, but what does it mean ...
BI and Data Visualization
Top Chartio Alternatives
If you're not monitoring your online store data and tweaking it accordingly, you'll probably find yourself left behind. Shopify's built-in reports are simple, ...
BI and Data Visualization
Top Shopify Analytics Tools
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
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
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
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 ...
MongoDB Business Intelligence: Connector Challenges and Alternatives
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
Data is the underlying force that drives modern marketing campaigns. But if you're an agency running multiple promotions across platforms, the data aggregation process ...
Top 5 Supermetrics Alternatives: Balancing Ease Of Use & Cost
The speed, flexibility and ease of setup of NoSQL-style databases have all contributed to the rapid rise in popularity of MongoDB in recent years. Despite its advantages ...
Data Analysis
How to analyze MongoDB data in Power BI
At Panoply, we get a lot of customers who are looking to use Grafana to analyze data stored in DynamoDB instances. If you’ve ever looked into this, you’ve probably seen ...
Data Analysis
How to analyze DynamoDB data in Grafana
Ecommerce is getting more competitive every day as big players like Amazon and Alibaba consume more markets and scrappy D2C players try to disrupt them. It is impossible ...
BI and Data Visualization
Building Shopify Dashboards in Tableau, Power BI and Google Data Studio
There are so many different types of business intelligence (BI) tools in the market now, such as Looker, Mode, Tableau, Periscope, etc. As the go-to-data-person at my ...
BI and Data Visualization
Tableau vs. Mode: Comparing Pricing, Integrations and Deployment
We recently worked with Aron Clymer, CEO of the data consulting firm Data Clymer to show you how you can consolidate all of your Shopify ecommerce data from any number ...
BI and Data Visualization
Building a Shopify Ecommerce Dashboard with Looker

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