Apr 26, 2023 6:56 AM
Learning Together: The Power of Communities for Personal and Professional Growth with Kedeisha Bryan [Ep 60]
Are you struggling to find meaningful learning support in the data analytics field? Tired of the same ineffective advice and lacking the right connections to make a difference? Join us in this episode and learn how to unlock personalized learning support with data communities and AI technology – finally advancing your skills and career in data science.
Mar 29, 2023 12:49 AM
Data Immersion Supercharged by AI with Nikola Ilic [Ep 59]
In this episode of The Analytic Mind, host Sam invites data expert Nikola Ilic, also known as the Data Mozart, to share his knowledge on the latest developments in the data world. Nikola is on a mission to unlock the true potential of data by harnessing the power of Microsoft's ecosystem of tools and AI technology.
Mar 29, 2023 12:23 AM
Unlocking the Power of Data Architecture and Data Pipelines with Gilbert Quevauvilliers [Ep 58]
Joining us today is Gilbert Quevauvilliers, a highly experienced Microsoft data specialist with over a decade of experience in the field of business intelligence. Gilbert is an expert in various Microsoft tools such as Power BI, DAX, and the Power Platform, and has helped numerous organizations to unlock the value of their data through his consultancy services.
Mar 14, 2023 12:30 PM
The Power of Practice: Enterprise DNA's New Initiative "Workouts" for Data Analysts [Ep 57]
Join Sam and Brian in this episode to learn more about how Workouts can help you take your data analysis skills to the next level.
Feb 6, 2023 7:09 AM
Driving a Data Culture and Overcoming Challenges as a Power BI Sherpa with Thomas Martens [Ep 56]
Thomas "Tom" Martens has been awarded as an MSFT Data Platform MVP and works as Solution Architect at Munich Re (www.munichre.com). Tom is a regular speaker at international conferences and user meetings. Tom is the co-author of the book "Pro DAX with Power BI." When he is not working, Tom enjoys cycling and taking pictures. He also loves to blog and is passionate about helping others level up in the Power Bi space. Tom is an expert when it comes to creating complex solutions and architecting applications for large organizations.
Jan 30, 2023 2:09 AM
Uncovering the Power of Enterprise Data Modeling with Chris Barber [Ep 55]
Chris Barber is a Microsoft MVP and chartered accountant with a Masters in analytics. He has presented at Microsoft Reactor and the London Business Analysts Group, and runs the website Starchema.co.uk, which has over 1000 people taking his finance course. He specializes in large scale data modeling and financial reporting.
Jan 30, 2023 2:07 AM
Unpack the Impact of AI on Business, Jobs, and Education with Brian Julius [Ep 54]
Meet Brian Julius, the Chief Content Officer of Enterprise DNA, passionate about the potential of Artificial Intelligence. He recently appeared on the Analytic Mind podcast to discuss the impact of AI on the future of businesses and education. Brian believes that AI is already making a huge impact, and that its potential is only beginning to be tapped. He has spent the past few weeks playing around with AI and attempting to understand how it works. He is most impressed by how well it can understand complex questions and produce code that runs well, but he is also aware of its limitations. Brian is excited to see where AI is going and how it will shape our lives in the years to come.
Jan 30, 2023 1:57 AM
Building an Inclusive Data Culture with Chris Wagner [Ep 53]
Chris Wagner, a director of data solutions at Baker Tilly, has been working in the data analytics space for over two decades. Chris has worked at Rockwell Automation and Northwestern Mutual, managing their Power Bi and analytical platforms. He is passionate about helping organizations modernize their data and analytical strategy and empowering people to work with data. Chris will be discussing how to effectively develop and deploy Power Bi and how to create a data culture that drives value for everyone in the organization. So let's jump into the conversation!
Dec 30, 2022 11:24 AM
Finance & Accounting Through Power BI with Greg Hamper [Ep 52]
Are you looking to advance your analytics career? Then you won't want to miss this episode of Analytic Mind. In it, Greg Hamper, a financial analyst, and former Marine Corps crew chief share his journey from the military to the analytics space. He'll provide valuable tips on identifying, developing, and establishing an analytics career for maximum success. Greg will provide insight into how he used Power BI and Microsoft tools to achieve Scalable Integration Success when he was part of a team that was merging two businesses. We will outline Greg's system in detail and provide a look into how he architected his workspace environment and coordinated across multiple business units. Don't miss this episode of Analytic Mind to learn from Greg's experience and unlock your analytics career!
Dec 20, 2022 12:37 AM
Exploring ChatGPT and the Future of AI with Brian Julius [Ep 51]
On the Analytic Mind Podcast, Sam McKay invited Brian Julius, the Chief Content Officer of Enterprise DNA, to discuss ChatGPT, a promising new tool that could revolutionize data analytics. They shared their initial thoughts on ChatGPT and its potential to enhance careers in the field, rather than pose a threat.
ChatGPT, short for "Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3," is an OpenAI language generation model that uses machine learning to generate human-like text. While it is not specifically related to Power BI, it could potentially improve certain aspects of Power BI workflows or development.
Dec 6, 2022 9:12 AM
Inside Microsoft Power BI Customer Advisory Team with Chris Webb [Ep 50]
After decades of experience in the BI world, Chris Webb's goal is to help large Power BI customers through his work at Microsoft and act as their voice, but the challenge is to balance making the tool easy to use while promoting best practices.
Chris Webb is an experienced Power BI expert working at Microsoft on the Power BI customer advisory team. He has been working with Microsoft BI since 1998 and is passionate about helping organizations create immense value with data.
Dec 6, 2022 9:08 AM
Automate Your Way To Success with Jarrett Moore [Ep 49]
In this episode, Jarrett Moore talks about how he learned to use Power Automate and Power Automate Desktop to automate his work and save time. He explains how he uses these tools to connect to different software and websites, extract data, and schedule reports. He also shares how he has used Power Automate to replace manual work for clients, freeing up their time to do more profitable work for their company.
Dec 6, 2022 9:03 AM
The Power of Analytics in Marketing with Mark Stouse [Ep 48]
What exactly is the power of analytics? And how can you unlock its potential in your own marketing efforts? Mark Stouse, CEO of Proof Analytics, has the answers. In this podcast, he outlines three steps to unlocking the power of analytics in marketing:
- Understanding what analytics can do for you
- Breaking down silos between data science and marketing teams
- Automating your analytics process
Dec 6, 2022 9:06 AM
Empowering Organizations Through Data with Aron Clymer [Ep 47]
In this podcast episode, Sam McKay is joined by Aron Clymer founder and CEO of Data Clymer. Data Clymer is a next-gen data and analytics consulting firm that empowers every client's success by unlocking the value of data. The team implements modern cloud data solutions that drive positive results through data accessibility and actionable insights.
Oct 5, 2022 7:17 PM
Overcoming the Hurdles to Power BI Adoption with Esteban Fabiani [Ep 46]
In this episode, we're joined by Esteban Fabiani from Argentina. Esteban is an expert in the Power BI community and has years of experience implementing Power BI for different organizations. In this episode, Esteban shares his insights on how to create value with Power BI and outlines different tools and visualizations that can be used to enhance the Power BI platform.
Sep 19, 2022 7:10 PM
Design Psychology in Data Visualization with Thomas Watkins [Ep 45]
Do you know what design psychology is? Thomas Watkins describes it as taking what we know about psychology and applying it to technology. Incorporating our knowledge of sensory perception and cognition into the product in order to ensure that it resonates with users.
Jul 18, 2022 7:08 PM
Inside Microsoft Modern Workplace Intelligence With Kristian Bubalo [Ep 44]
Ever wonder what it’s like to work in Microsoft Modern Workplace Intelligence? In this episode of the Analytic Mind Podcast, Sam McKay spoke with Kristian Bubalo, a Technical Specialist Intelligence in Microsoft Switzerland.
Jul 11, 2022 7:07 PM
Business Intelligence as a Service Solution with Erik Svensen [Ep 43]
A business intelligence (BI) service facilitates the use of structured data in order to enable data-driven decision-making across the organization. It is an end-to-end service that handles the extraction, organization, and maintenance of data.
Jul 4, 2022 7:06 PM
Power BI Self-Service Implementation: What Is Required to Ensure Success With Lars Schreiber [Ep 42]
If you are working in the BI & Analytics field, you may have heard of self-service business intelligence (BI). In fact, you might also have a strong interest in implementing Self-service BI into your organization.
Jun 27, 2022 7:04 PM
Power Platform: Real World Experience and Applications with Henry Habib [Ep 41]
Technology-based on no code enables effective citizen development where business users can rapidly develop apps and virtual agents without extensive IT assistance. In order to meet this business need, Microsoft's Power Platform combines the strengths of Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents.
Jun 20, 2022 7:02 PM
Hiring in Analytics and Improving Data Literacy with Tim Freestone [Ep 40]
A company’s success directly correlates with its people which is why employers and HR/talent acquisition personnel are constantly improving how they find, hire, and retain the best candidates. Data analytics plays a major role in this process.
Jun 13, 2022 6:58 PM
Improving Data Literacy with George Mount [Ep 39]
Businesses are increasingly recognizing the importance of data analytics in making informed decisions across all aspects of their operations. However, simply having access to data is not enough. They need to be able to extract value from it as well. They also need to have the skills and tools to analyze it effectively. How can businesses become more literate about their data in order to identify and respond to opportunities and threats strategically?
Jun 6, 2022 6:55 PM
Power BI External Tool with Greg Deckler [Ep 38]
Analyzing, interpreting, and monitoring data is crucial for a business or an organization, and things have never been easier than using Power BI.Microsoft Power BI creates an analytical environment for monitoring data and sharing reports. It delivers interactive data visualization BI capabilities allowing users to see and share data and insights throughout their organization.
May 30, 2022 6:53 PM
Leveraging the Power of Business Intelligence with Pascal Kiefer [Ep 37]
There’s no question that it is important for companies to understand their data. The challenge most businesses face, however, is that they lack the time and manpower to gather, analyze, and report all of their relevant data. Moreover, big data has made it even more difficult for business owners to make decisions based on information spread out across multiple systems. How can businesses find solutions that will allow them to slice and dice data in many ways so that they can understand how different areas of the business perform?
May 23, 2022 6:42 PM
Marketing Your Data Analytics Skills As An Analytics Architect with Reid Havens [Ep 36]
Data analytics skills are in high demand. Increasingly, companies are hiring data analytics skills not just to conduct research and generate reports, but also to act as thought leaders who will help companies gain a competitive edge by leveraging their skills strategically. No matter how experienced you are in data analytics, there are many marketing strategies you can implement as a data architect. You can demonstrate your value to employers by staying up-to-date on the latest technological innovations.
May 16, 2022 6:41 PM
The Importance Of Utilizing Unstructured Data With Kirk Marple [Ep 35]
Data are not all created equal. There are structured (machine-generated) and unstructured (human-generated) data, and each requires a different approach. As a result of the increased use of digital applications and services, unstructured information is growing rapidly. 80-90% of company data is unstructured, and it continues to grow at an alarming rate per year.
Feb 12, 2022 6:38 PM
From Intern to Founder: A Data Analytics Journey [Ep 33]
In this episode, Brian talks to Haroon Ali, founder of Stellify BI, on how he made the jump from corporate to consulting. In just six short years, Haroon went from being a graduate student in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering with no data analytics experience to becoming an Enterprise DNA intern, and from being a skilled corporate BI Analyst to founding a successful consulting firm.
May 10, 2022 6:39 PM
Building An Automated Machine Learning Platform To Create A Better Data Culture With Shashank Kalanithi [Ep 33]
Data is among the most valuable resources in an organization. The data analysts extract insights from said data to make smart business decisions. Analysts, however, can only work so fast. To extend the capabilities of Shashank's team of data analysts, they developed a proof-of-concept based on machine learning to automate the analytics process and significantly accelerate the generation of actionable insights.
Dec 23, 2021 6:37 PM
What It Takes To Develop A Successful BI Consultancy [Ep 32]
In this episode, Brian talks to a range of BI experts who have managed to start and grow a successful consulting business out of their foundational skills.
Dec 16, 2021 6:36 PM
10 Things You Need To Build For A Successful Data Career - Lessons Of The Past 30 Years [Ep 31]
In this episode of The Analytic Mind, our Chief Content Manager, Brian Julius talks about why pursuing a career in data analytics is worth it.
Dec 2, 2021 6:34 PM
Advancing Your Data Analytics Career Pt. 1: The Interview [Ep 30]
In this brand-new episode, we’re trying something new for a change. Brian Julius rounds up a panel of Enterprise DNA experts and asks them the most common questions that are being asked in a job interview for a data analyst position.
Aug 19, 2021 6:31 PM
Strategies For Building Challenge Entries With Enterprise DNA Experts [Ep 28]
In a brand-new episode of The Analytical Mind, the Enterprise DNA experts sat down to discuss their different approaches when making entries for the Power BI Challenges.
May 25, 2021 6:27 PM
The Benefits Of The Power BI Service In An Enterprise Setting With Andrew Swan [Ep 27]
In this episode, Andrew Swan talks about how implementing analytics and incorporating data can greatly transform the way law firms work. Andrew also talks about how data governance can deliver great value for organizations in the long run.
May 4, 2021 6:15 PM
Learning Data Analytics & Data Governance With Wendy Zhang [Ep 26]
Listen to Wendy Zhang as she talks about how you can learn analytics if you want to pursue a career in data. She also talks about how a data analytics education can come in many forms, and not just from having a formal degree.
Nov 11, 2021 6:33 PM
Python vs R: Why Learn Another Language To Augment Power BI And Which One? [Ep 26]
Join Brian Julius, Gaelim Holland, and George Mount as they talk about the advantages of learning a second programming language when using Power BI.
Apr 27, 2021 6:14 PM
Utilizing Small Analytical Teams In A Big Organization With Bharath Natarajan [Ep 25]
In this episode, Bharath Natarajan talks about how we can successfully utilize small analytical teams in a big organization.
Apr 20, 2021 6:13 PM
Stream Analytics With Anirudh Kuthiala [Ep 24]
In this episode, join Anirudh Kuthiala of Groupon as he talks about the importance of stream analytics when it comes to detecting relevant patterns and developing insights real-time to enable data-driven decisions.
Apr 13, 2021 6:12 PM
Fraud Analytics With Douglas Rahden [Ep 23]
In this episode, Douglas Rahden talks about the importance of fraud analytics so that organizations can detect fraudulent practices and take precautionary measures to curb them.
Apr 6, 2021 6:11 PM
Building A Data Strategy In The Government Space With Alexs Thompson [Ep 22]
Join Alexs Thompson as he talks about what it takes to build a successful data strategy.
Mar 30, 2021 6:10 PM
Challenges In The Data Engineering Space With Gert Haegdorens [Ep 21]
Gert Haegdorens talks about being an engineer in the analytics space. He says that the recipe to success is choosing a good data lake strategy, having a data catalog, and using the right ETL tools.
Mar 22, 2021 6:08 PM
Customer Experience Analytics With Rashmi Menon [Ep 20]
Join Rashmi Menon of FedEx as she talks about how customer experience analytics can be used by businesses so that they can better understand their customers and make their experience more enjoyable
Mar 17, 2021 6:07 PM
Analytics In The Life Insurance Industry With Christine Greenleaf [Ep 19]
Join Christine Greenleaf as she discusses how analytics helps the insurance industry. In this podcast episode, she also talks about how the lines between data science and data analytics are blurring, and how these two fields can help industries that have exponential data growth.
Mar 1, 2021 5:56 PM
The Value of Data Analytics with Adam Heppe [Ep 18]
In this episode, Adam Heppe talks about how analytics tools can help showcase the value of analytics, but having the right mindset is important more than anything else.
Feb 24, 2021 5:54 PM
Business Intelligence In The Aerospace Industry With Bruno Reis [Ep 17]
In this episode, Bruno Reis discusses the impact of business intelligence in the aerospace industry. He talks about the challenges he encountered and how building a strong governance model helped his organization scale up.
Feb 22, 2021 5:47 PM
The Importance Of Mindset When Creating A Culture Of Analytics With Aleksandar Lazarevic [Ep 16]
Join Aleksandar Lazarevic as he talks about how companies can create a culture of analytics by changing the mindset of its people.
Feb 17, 2021 5:45 PM
How Data Analytics Can Transform Real Estate With Matthew Brown [Ep 15]
Listen to Matthew Brown as he talks about how data analytics is changing the real estate space. Find out how analytics is being used by eco-friendly builders to create sustainable buildings.
Feb 15, 2021 5:42 PM
Empowering Data Analytics Through Design Thinking With Brett Cohen [Ep 14]
Listen as Brett Cohen discusses the importance of assigning value to your data assets and creating a data-driven culture
Feb 8, 2021 5:40 PM
Building AI Solutions With Prashant Natarajan [Ep 13]
Listen as Prashant Natarajan talks to Sam McKay about how AI is making the world a better place. He discusses both tactical and strategical frameworks when it comes to building AI solutions.
Feb 1, 2021 5:36 PM
Managing The Data Assets of Startups & Enterprises With Joel Dunahoe [Ep 12]
Listen to Joel Dunahoe as he talks to Sam McKay on how to manage the challenges of acquiring new data assets during an acquisition. They also talk about the differences between a startup and a Fortune 500 company when it comes to handling data assets. The two also discuss the advantages of having and sticking to a playbook, and how to convince stakeholders on the value of implementing data initiatives.
Jan 25, 2021 5:33 PM
The Importance Of Data Engineering With Richie Bachala [Ep 11]
Listen and learn as Richie Bachala discusses the practical applications of data engineering to real-world operations.
Jan 18, 2021 5:30 PM
How To Prioritize Data Initiatives With Juan Orozco [Ep 10]
Listen to Sam McKay and Juan Orozco of US Foods as they talk about how you can prioritize the various data initiatives you want to implement in your own organization.
Jan 11, 2021 12:51 PM
Data Analytics in Government with Greg Philps [Ep 9]
Listen as Sam McKay and Greg Philps discuss the importance and challenges of a data-driven culture in the government and public sector
Jan 4, 2021 12:48 PM
The Art Of Storytelling In Data Analytics with Alex Badiu [Ep 8]
Join Sam McKay and Alex Badiu as they discuss the role of storytelling and creative thinking in a data-driven world
Dec 28, 2020 12:39 PM
Unique Data Insights in the Healthcare Space with Anuj Kapoor [Ep 7]
Join Sam McKay and Anuj Kapoor as they talk about how data analytics is helping the healthcare industry save lives. Anuj also discusses the importance of establishing a problem statement and having quality data to work with
Dec 21, 2020 12:36 PM
How Data Analytics Make Companies More Resilient By Shiv Misra [Ep 6]
Listen as Sam McKay talks to Shiv Misra on why companies need to have an appetite for change and embrace data analytics
Dec 14, 2020 12:26 PM
How Data Literacy Is Changing The Way People Work With Jamie Beason [Ep 5]
Listen as Sam McKay talks to Jamie Beason about the importance of data literacy, and learn how an analytics summit can help promote data culture within a large-scale industry
Dec 10, 2020 12:19 PM
The Role Of Geospatial Data In Logistics With Paul Lucassen [Ep 4]
Sam McKay talks to Paul Lucassen, one of our Enterprise DNA experts, about the role of geospatial data analytics in the transportation and logistics industry
Nov 30, 2020 12:12 PM
The Rise of Self-Service Business Intelligence with Alex Moy [Ep 3]
Listen as Sam McKay talks to Alex Moy on how he implemented a self-service business intelligence environment for a large-scale financial operation
Nov 26, 2020 12:05 PM
Imagine the Possibilities of Data Products with Power BI [Ep 2]
Listen as Jarrett Moore talks to Sam McKay on how he scaled a data analytics system for his own company and built a separate data product on top of it
Nov 17, 2020 11:52 AM
Creating a Data Culture Using Power BI with Brian Julius [Ep 1]
Sam McKay talks to Brian Julius on how to integrate data culture in one’s own organization. Brian is an Enterprise DNA expert who has a thriving career as a project management lead for Power Platforms in the public sector, where he uses data to improve government processes.