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Data Science comes to DTC

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tomorrow - Tuesday June 13, 2017 to be precise – is the initial meeting of a new meetup in the Denver Tech Center – it’s called Data Science in DTC.  My business partner Marc Beacom and I have been involved as leaders, organizers and participants in numerous community technology groups through the years.  We even met [...]

Getting started with PowerBI Part 3: Building Graphs

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Visualization|Tags: |

This is part 3 of the Getting Started with Power BI series. Power BI is a powerful reporting and dashboarding tool; in which, organizations of all sizes can leverage to tell their data story. This series walks through the creation of building out a social media dashboard. For Part 3, we will briefly touch on the [...]

Getting Started with Power BI Part 2: Getting Data

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Visualization|Tags: |

This is part 2 of the Getting Started with Power BI series. Power BI is a powerful reporting and dashboarding tool; in which, organizations of all sizes can leverage to tell their data story. This series walks through the creation of building out a social media dashboard. Pulling in Data Getting data is very easy and [...]

Team Productivity Practices – #TAPtips

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: TAPtips|Tags: |

Ensuring and maintaining team productivity practices is important for any organization, especially a small and growing team. The biggest part of the equation is each individual team member. Hiring productive employees is the foundation of any team or should be. Here is a list of items I’ve found to be important and have incorporated into our [...]

Getting started with Power BI Part 1: Setup

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Visualization|Tags: |

This is part 1 of the Getting Started with Power BI series. Power BI is a powerful reporting and dashboarding tool; in which, organizations of all sizes can leverage to tell their data story. This series walks through the creation of building out a social media dashboard. Introduction With the advent of SQL Server 2016 and [...]

Hiring Productive Employees – #TAPtips

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: TAPtips|Tags: |

Starting a business is easy. Have an idea, some skills, a customer or two, and you are in business. However, growing a business is tough. One thing you’ll learn, is to grow a business, you have to build a team. Hiring productive employees or team members will be a core focus as no one person can [...]

A New Year, A New Company and A New DenverSQL Chapter

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: News & Events|Tags: |

2016 was a great year, both personally and professionally. Personally, our family is well and the kids are growing into their personalities. Professional, DawaBI merged with Quanta Intelligence to form Datalere. Our intent with Datalere is to grow and be proactive in earning new customers. In the past, both Carlos and I kept our teams busy [...]

Setting Up a Productive Work Environment – #TAPtips

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: TAPtips|Tags: |

Having a productive work environment for you and your team is important to facilitate tasks being accomplished as well as having fun at the office. We spend so much time working that even the littlest of things can make the world of difference. Being a consultant, I’ve worked in a number of environments and settings. Some [...]

Team Collaboration with Microsoft OneNote – #TAPtips

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: TAPtips|Tags: , |

I was an early adopter of Microsoft’s OneNote and started using it in February of 2004 and have never stopped. I love it for the simplicity of use and ease of collaborating with a team. Team collaboration with Microsoft OneNote is a huge productivity gain and one of the main reasons I’m still a fan.   [...]

Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique – TAPtips

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: TAPtips|Tags: |

Today's TAPtips is about Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique.  Have you tried the Pomodoro Technique? If so, what were your results? Video Transcription: Today's TAPtips is on increased productivity with the Pomodoro Technique. I first learned of the Pomodoro Technique several years ago while reading Quora posting, and felt it was pretty simple and easy [...]