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Getting Started with R

Piraeus Consulting - R

  In our first R blog post, Everything You Need to Know About R, we explained what R is and why it is widely used in advanced analytical practices. Indeed, R was ranked the #1 software for data science in…

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Piraeus Consulting - Clock

  Recently, I have been working on a project involving tabular models. For the uninitiated, tabular models are a recent development in SQL/Excel PowerPivot that combine the flexibility of a conventional database with the data density of a multidimensional cube….

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Piraeus Consulting - Understanding Conceptual Data Models

  Recently, I attended a brown bag where one of our senior consultants, let’s call her Michelle, outlined the basics of conceptual and logical data models. I’m nowhere near Michelle’s level of technical expertise, but I still found her presentation…

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Business Intelligence Piraeus Consulting

Business intelligence (BI) is both ubiquitous and invisible in today’s world. For those who have heard of BI, the definition is either fuzzy, inaccessible or confusing. Those who have not heard of BI are oblivious to a powerful, complex process…

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Data Lake - Piraeus Consulting

  In the span of my 16-year career, I’ve witnessed firsthand the incredible maturation of data processing and storage in the context of many large business intelligence projects. In the early days, setting up a new data environment was an…

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Machine Learning Piraeus Consulting tree

Part I, Data Selection  Modern business intelligence (BI) strategies, especially those that deal with large quantities of real time data of varying quality, are best handled using machine learning (ML) for efficient, effective and automated data parsing. This is the…

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Machine Learning Piraeus Consulting

  I had done some machine learning in the past but never using Azure’s Machine Learning Studio, and I wanted to give it a try. The following example uses machine learning to predict how individuals respond to a bank’s direct…

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3NF Piraeus Consulting

Third normal form is a critical tool in the data developer’s kit, but it is often poorly understood. Typical explanations of it simply parrot highly formalized definitions from the white papers that defined and standardized it, principally Codd’s. This can…

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data_reporting Piraeus Consulting

If you’re a seasoned analytics developer, you may be able to relate to the following scenario: You’ve spent more hours than you’d like to admit designing a report that will blow your director away. It has time series drill downs…

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Power BI Designer Piraeus Consulting

  For those who have followed my previous posts on the new Power BI application from Microsoft, you’ve probably already created some fantastic-looking visuals to tell the story of your data. If the art of tapping into a variety of…

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