Category: Strategy

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Using OKRs today or want to learn how to use Objectives and Key Results using Power BI Goals? This post will show you how to support OKRs.

Learn about some common questions and confusion around Power BI Goals.

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Power BI Goals help you visualize and monitor your business’ statistics, analytics, and metrics (SAM) over time. I’ll show you how to…

Learn how to engage executives with metrics that matter in our new #PowerBI Book, “What Does Your Data Say?: With Conversation-Centric Design.”

I recently participated in SharePoint Saturday – Charlotte where I talked to many people about Power BI and how it could fit in, within their own organization. I heard the refrain, “No one really owns BI in our organization.” many times along the way. I found this concerning. Many organizations have product owners but not […]

Many organizations struggle to manage resource capacity. If they are following the OPRA Resource Capacity model, the need to track recurring operations work immediately becomes necessary. This article is based on real world experiences while managing large Project Implementations. Current tracking methods will be examined and some suggested approaches will be presented. The old way […]

When companies begin making their data more accessible via Self-Serve Power BI, they soon reach a critical break point in those efforts. The Project dashboards tell them something that isn’t pleasant or doesn’t match the narrative been publicized. The Reality in Your Project Dashboards Performance indicators go red. The data shows the stellar progress that […]

The need to extract Microsoft Project Task level data in an efficient manner is growing as many Project Server and Project Online clients are creating Power BI models over this data. Unfortunately, many did not account for this BI need when creating their project template structures. This leads to Project template designs that make it […]

[fusion_text]I was sitting in my graduate level statistics class when it hit me, Expected Value calculations could be used to solve my project contingency budget problem! My Quandary Earlier that same day, I was sitting in a project review with my senior management. The project team had identified a number of risks with the project. […]

When asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” you may have replied, “Firefighter.” If you did, I’m sure you meant one of the awesome individuals who provide medical services, rescues and ride the fire trucks. While, most of us never realized that dream, there are days at the office where you […]