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Supporting continuous Slide Shows in Power BI Storytelling add-in

PowerPoint lets you play a presentation continuously. This is handy when you want to show information on public screens without anyone having to control it. In this update, we added…

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easystats, an R package

The easystats R package in on my to-try list. easystats is a collection of R packages, which aims to provide a unifying and consistent framework to tame, discipline, and harness…

Analytics

✚ Letting the Data Play Through

A good chart shows patterns that you otherwise wouldn’t see in a spreadsheet. To some, this means showing all the data at once so that you can see a full…

Analytics

AI Has an Uber Problem

This article originally appeared in The Information on March 5th, 2024. “The economic problem of society…is a problem of the utilization of knowledge which is not given to anyone in…

machine-learning

Creating Seams in a Mainframe’s Batch Pipelines

Mainframe processing is often organized into pipelines of batch processes consuming and creating data files. Alessio Ferri and Tom Coggrave show a couple of ways they found to introduce seams…

machine-learning

Uncovering Seams in a Mainframe’s external interfaces

Alessio Ferri and Tom Coggrave move on to analyzing the internal seams of the application by treating the database as a coarse-grained seam. They describe how they introduced seams into…

Analytics

Deep dive into DAX query view with Copilot

Boost your productivity in DAX query view with Copilot to write and explain DAX queries. Source: PowerBI

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Radar Trends to Watch: April 2024

There are lots of new models, including one from Apple, but that’s hardly news. AI news is infiltrating other sections of Trends (particularly Programming and Security)—but that’s also hardly news….

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#SWDchallenge: Napoleon's April

The other day I was watching the recent Apple-produced movie Napoleon, featuring Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte and Vanessa Kirby as his first wife Joséphine.  I’m not a history buff…

machine-learning

Joining LinkedIn

As the enmuskification of Twitter continues, I’ve increasingly heard that more people are using LinkedIn to keep up with new professional material. So, a couple of weeks ago, I set…