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Data Analysis, Data visualization

Review of Google Data Studio 360 (Beta)

At Excella, one of our goals in the BI Specialty Area is to evaluate new...

AWS, Cloud

5 Ways to Secure your AWS Environment

This fall, we began a process to identify some of the most important items to...

Data Science, Python

Full Stack Data Science in Two Weeks: A Painful Retrospective

In the wake of the announcement that the city of Washington, DC would receive its...

Data Analysis

The Data Governance Journey

How would you answer the following? I trust the accuracy of data I use in...

Data Analysis, Tableau, Tools

Microsoft Power BI vs. Tableau

Microsoft and Tableau are two of three BI software vendors who are listed as leaders...

AWS, Data Analysis, data integration, Open Source

Reviewing AWS Data Integration with Matillion

This month, we extended our overview of ETL tools from Open Source to include Matillion,...

Data Analysis, Visualization

5 Great Data Visualization Libraries

The data visualization community is constantly growing and as a result so is the number...

Data Analysis, data integration

Open Source ETL Tools

Imagine that you have been charged with getting data from multiple sources – a flat...

Data Analysis, Tools

Comparing No-Cost Business Intelligence Tools

Every organization uses data to make informed decisions, but there are many different ways to...

Business Analysis, Data Analysis, Tools

Self-Service or IT Managed BI Tools – What You Need to Know

My non-techie spouse just built his own small business website for a fledgling custom guitar-making...

data integration, Tools

Why Use a Data Integration/ETL Tool?

The process of moving and blending data from multiple sources and turning it into a...

AWS, Cloud, Data Analysis

Enabling Hadoop in the Amazon Cloud

At Excella, we wanted a Big Data sandbox area for our research and prototyping efforts....