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Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your host BI author, speaker, and co-founder, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) as she pulls back the curtain on what’s working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence world and what is not. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. Visit analyticsonfire.com to subscribe and get weekly insights and freebies!
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Now displaying: September, 2020
Sep 30, 2020

Data isn’t just relevant in the US, it’s important all over the world. And currently, the Caribbean is experiencing something of a movement in relation to data. In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Raquel Seville, the CEO of BI Brainz Caribbean. Learn what’s happening in the Caribbean on the data scene, how data innovation is taking center stage, and how you can be a part of it.

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  • [13:49]  - What’s happening with data in the Caribbean right now
  • [21:07]   - What the rest of the world can learn from the data work happening in the Caribbean​
  • [21:07]   - What the rest of the world can learn from the data work happening in the Caribbean
  • For full show notes, and the links mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/67
     

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Sep 16, 2020

Data literacy is one of the most sought after cultural transformations of 2020. In episode #47 we discussed ‘Why we should stop saying ’data literacy’. Today’s guest, Jordan Morrow, shared the episode on Linkedin sparking off some very interesting and even defensive responses from the data literacy social media mafia.

Today, Jordan joins the podcast to share his unique point of view on the topic. Known as the pioneer of data literacy, tune in to learn how to start a data literacy practice, the best audience for data literacy skills, and what the most important data literacy skills are. Knowledge bombs galore!

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  • [16:43]  - Key Quote: “Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, but everyone should develop skills in data analytics in today’s day and age.” – Jordan Morrow
  • [22:53]  - The order that data literacy skills should be taught in​
  • [29:25]  - Other phrases that could be used instead of data literacy​
  • For full show notes, and the links mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/66
     

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Sep 2, 2020

Just a few years can be a lifetime in the data world, but there’s reason to expect that PowerBI, which has already taken the business intelligence world by storm, is set up for at least a ten-year reign? Why is that? What do you need to know about PowerBI?

That’s exactly what today’s guest Patrick Leblanc is going to cover! As the co-host of the famous Guy in a Cube YouTube channel (with over 100,000 followers), and Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, Patrick share’s his unbiased view of whether or not he feels that PowerBI is here to stay. He also shares practical ways to embrace PowerBI in your organization and gives some of his thoughts about the future about PowerBI! Whether you have Power BI or your considering it this episode is a must listen and share! Enjoy!

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  • [32:41] - Patrick on getting started in Power BI: “I say you take a really slow step toward that solution, and the first thing you need to do is really look at your data.”
  • [33:50] - Patrick on Power BI Adoption: “That’s the big tip, you have to be gradual with these people.”
  • [43:58] - Patrick on trying Power BI: “You can honestly just get into PowerBI desktop, which is free, do everything you need globally, kick the tires on it if it doesn’t work, it cost you some time, because of your human resource cost, but for the most part, you’re going to pay them anyway. So it costs you nothing.”
  • For full show notes, and the links mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/65
     

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