Readers: This was something I saw in kdnuggets.com. It is from Dr. Michael L. Brodie (CSAIL, MIT) and was originally published in June 2014. Dr. Brodie discusses the first law of data science, the role of data curation in Big Data analysis, and Thomas Piketty economic theories. This excerpt is from the forthcoming article by […]

Attribute Roles The support of attribute roles is among the most requested features in the schema/modeling area. It is the result of a common modeling practice where two or more attributes are defined using the same lookup table and column. When these attributes are placed on the same report, the result may return no data. […]

Readers: This infographic is from Lifehack and provides us a Vitamins Cheat Sheet. Hoi Wan from Lifehack states: When it comes down to healthy eating and balanced diets, we need to make sure we get our fair share of vitamins. But what do they actually do? What are the benefits and what food sources are […]

Readers: It has been a while since I have discussed some of the latest creative thoughts on data visualization from Stephen Few. I have read all of Steve’s books, attended several classes from him, and religiously follow his blog and newsletter on his website, Perceptual Edge. For those of you who don’t know, Stephen Few […]

Readers: It has been a while since I have discussed some of the latest creative thoughts on data visualization from Stephen Few. I have read all of Steve’s books, attended several classes from him,  and religiously follow his blog and newsletter on his website, Perceptual Edge. For those of you who don’t know, Stephen Few is the Founder & […]

Deciding where in California to hang your hoody used to be quite simple: if your career goals even remotely touched on the entertainment industry, you went to Los Angeles. If tech was your thing, San Francisco had your name written all over it. So entrepreneurs, developers, and leagues of other tech workers knew exactly where […]

In MicroStrategy Report Services Documents, document datasets and their original source reports  (such as a grid report being used as a dataset) are not completely connected to each other. Depending on the changes made on the source report, it can be reflected differently on the document. Basically, the change can be divided into two types. Type […]