• Stepping back into the ring.

    I am happy to share with you all that I am stepping back into the ring. After a ‘brief’ period (“It has been 6 months, how can you call that brief?”) I am back. And better than…

  • Machine learning is like washing clothes

    Automating a data wrangling pipeline using chained Azure Functions. This post and its code was co-authored with Codeprincess. Machine Learning is all about data… and algorithms. But first and most importantly it’s about data. And it’s not just…

  • First look: Esri ArcGIS Maps in Power BI

    Esri is a leader in the GIS industry and ArcGIS is a very popular product to build great maps. Now, you can use ArcGIS maps in Power BI (in preview). See the official information here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-arcgis-maps-for-power-bi-by-esri-preview/. This…

  • Speaking at Experts Live 2015 on BI and Big Data

    Just a quick post: Inviting all to visit Experts Live 2015, 19th of November in Ede, the Netherlands. I will be speaking on BI and Big Data. See http://www.expertslive.nl/ for more info on the event. Hope to…

  • R Plotting using Azure Machine Learning

    Azure Machine Learning is Microsoft’s cloud data mining and machine learning solution. It features a studio that is fully web based. One of the best features is integration with R through the ‘Execute R Script’ component. One…

  • Happy new year!

    I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy and data-filled 2015. Thanks for visiting my blog this past year! Data nerd as I am, I could not resist sharing with you…

  • Power BI for partners

    Frequently, partners ask me about getting access to Power BI for a little longer than a trial period. Up until recently the only answer I could give was there was nothing available. However, there is news! Partners…