Power BI: Actionable Insights Recap

The new age of self-service analytics requires a trustworthy centralized version of the truth that is readily accessible to business users with various needs and levels of technical expertise. At Peters & Associates, we harness the power of Microsoft’s Business Intelligence stack to provide strategic Business Intelligence solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure, SQL Server, and Power [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:45:25+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|0 Comments

Microsoft’s PowerApps: The Basics

There has always been a digital divide between programmers who have the technical coding skills to build applications and the end users who interact with them. Often, we think of coding as a niche skill that requires years of practice, an advanced degree, or a genetic predisposition to sitting in front of a computer for [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:10:59+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Microsoft’s PowerApps: The Basics

Transform your Business with PowerBI (Overview 1:10)

Business Intelligence (BI) is more than just fancy dashboards or reports. BI solutions can truly help workers at all levels of an organization make more informed decisions and make them faster. However, too often organizations focus too much on the technology and not enough on the data or the business objectives and metrics that are [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:55:24+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Transform your Business with PowerBI (Overview 1:10)

BI QuickStart

Making good decisions is vital to stay competitive in today’s business environment. Businesses are surrounded by devices collecting data, but how can you translate this data into actionable decisions? You must know what questions to ask of the information and what metrics can answer those questions effectively. That’s where Peters & Associates comes in: with [...]

By | 2018-07-26T15:54:30+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on BI QuickStart

Overcoming Business Challenges of IoT with Microsoft Solutions

The meaning of "Internet-of-Things" (IoT) can be nebulous. The term came into the lexicon around the same time that your fridges and watches started to connect to the web. It loosely refers to the physical devices with sensors that connect to the internet, to other devices, and to users. These devices must collect and communicate [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:56:28+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Overcoming Business Challenges of IoT with Microsoft Solutions

Decisions without Data – what we can learn from Punxsutawney Phil

It is that time of year again.  Punxsutawney Phil, that Prognosticator of Prognosticators, will emerge from his burrow and tell us if there will be 6 more weeks of winter or an early spring.  I personally have never fully understood how the shadow interpretation process was determined since one would think a clear, sunny day [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:57:07+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Decisions without Data – what we can learn from Punxsutawney Phil

Back to School – BI Solutions Rule!

Primary and secondary schools need to focus on two main priorities: running a business and providing the necessary resources for educating their students.  Administrators are challenged to accomplish their objectives and goals with fewer and fewer resources.  Funding is tied to performance measures and stakeholders are constantly looking for updates and information.  Gaining insights leveraging [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:58:49+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Back to School – BI Solutions Rule!

Leveraging Business Intelligence to Enhance Organizational Agility

In the dynamic and fast-paced environment of business today, more and more organizations are realizing they need to be agile in order to thrive and, in many cases, even merely survive.  Additionally, the increased complexity of technology and acceleration of information volumes requires a higher level of coordination of activities between people than ever before [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:59:19+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Leveraging Business Intelligence to Enhance Organizational Agility

Time to Spring Clean (your Business Intelligence solution!)

The weather is getting nicer, the birds are chirping, flowers are starting to bloom – time for some spring cleaning (and allergies…)! We often focus on cleaning out our homes or desks and getting rid of physical clutter, but when was the last time you cleaned up your Business Intelligence (BI) solution? Let’s put on [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:00:37+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Time to Spring Clean (your Business Intelligence solution!)

Power BI Manufacturing Demo – Vendor Management

If you missed our Power BI Manufacturing Demo webinar on March 9th, watch this video for a quick overview of our Vendor Management solution using Power BI. If you would like help to evaluate how your organization can benefit from Data Analytics using Power BI or any other analytics tool, contact us at info@peters.com or [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:03:40+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Power BI Manufacturing Demo – Vendor Management