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

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)

Illinois ASBO Conference – Leverage Data for Effective Business Decisions

I recently had the privilege of presenting at the 2018 IASBO Conference. The Illinois Association of School Business Officials is a professional and collaborative association dedicated to providing their members the tools, resources, and services that promote the effective use of educational resources and best practices in school business management.  In alignment with that mission, [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:55:58+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Illinois ASBO Conference – Leverage Data for Effective Business Decisions

Power BI Apps – A Roadmap to Improved Deployments and Enterprise Scalability

A source of frustration for many people as they have scaled out Power BI deployments was their ability to manage and distribute content efficiently and effectively.  On May 3, 2017, Microsoft announced their solution to this problem: Power BI apps. They also released a roadmap for future development.  In this blog post, I will describe [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:00:04+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Power BI Apps – A Roadmap to Improved Deployments and Enterprise Scalability

Using Data to Succeed in a Competitive Industry

Earlier this year, Peters & Associates and the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) began a partnership through Microsoft’s Community Connections program. Together, we’re providing guidance and advice to NSGA’s member organizations on leveraging technology to improve their businesses. The NSGA is an industry group made up of manufacturers and retailers of sporting equipment and accessories. [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:00:14+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Using Data to Succeed in a Competitive Industry

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

Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

Through our blogs and recent events, we have been engaging in the conversation of how the Internet of Things (IoT) can transform your business and enable you to capitalize on new opportunities by harnessing the data of connected "things." However, this also brings about security concerns including secure management of IoT devices, as well as [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:00:56+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Business Intelligence, Collaboration|Comments Off on Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)