Date: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Danbury Hospital Auditorium
Presenter: Sean N. Henderson, CMS
Let’s say your boss asks you to monitor company sales, organized both by country and by customer type. First you try to set this up with some Excel spreadsheets. But you encounter all kinds of difficulties. The company has 5 million sales transactions per year, and you discover that Excel itself is limited to only about 1 million rows. Trouble. You also find that some of the data is on the company intranet, but some data is only available on the internet … and you need to manually enter the internet data into the spreadsheet. More trouble….
Enter “Business Intelligence” (BI) software. This is a whole class of software applications, with many applications available for purchase. At our March 6 General Meeting, Sean N. Henderson will tell us about Microsoft’s BI product called “Power BI”. [Read More…]