4 Ways BI Influences Profitability

Just how important is having a strategy, solution or partner that focuses on business intelligence? Extremely important, if you ask us. As a business owner, you should never underestimate the power of hardcore numbers. After all, businesses continue to run based on the positive, quantifiable nature of their sales and customers. Having the ability to… Read more »

5 Things to Look for in Your BI Solution

In today’s age of business, there are several resources for the workplace that aim to help you run your business easier and more smoothly. And if you’re in the market for a business intelligence (BI) solution to capture and analyze your company statistics, there are some important factors you must consider before investing in a… Read more »

SQL Pass Summit 2014 Great Success!

MDX, aggregations, scope assignments… SQL Pass Summit 2014 was data nerd heaven in terms of having access to uber experts who you can ask and learn from. Some learn from white papers only or maybe a book. Personally, I prefer face to face with real examples and it has been completely refreshing here at SQL… Read more »

What is Ross EPM? Our 2nd video in the series.

Are you confused as to where things are going with your Ross EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) Business Intelligence solution?  If you have second guessed what you own with Aptean’s Ross EPM, what value you currently have with the solution, and what the future holds for EPM, watch the second video in the series as Business… Read more »

SQL Pass continues with more exciting Power BI

Day 2 at SQL Pass. Couple logistical things that have been a challenge. The sessions have staggered starts. Like some sessions at 10:30 and some starting at 10:45. It’s a pain for sure. Also it rains a lot in Seattle. Who knew? After an evening of reflection, some summary thoughts on Day 1. The last… Read more »

SQL Pass Demos Power BI and Power Query – looking good!

First day coming to an end here in Seattle at SQL Pass Summit. One more session today. Lots of demos of Power Query and Power BI, and these tools continue to mature. It is hard to tell what is “about to be released” and what is actually out, but the demos are fun to watch.… Read more »

We are here – SQL Pass 2014!

Hello customers… one thing that defines us at Business Impact is our commitment to stay on top of what is happening in the world of business intelligence. We can do this dozens of ways, but our largest investment comes when we attend the SQL Pass 2014 Summit. Guess where Michele and I are today? SQL updates and… Read more »

ViewPoints 2015 Event Planning begins!

ViewPoints, Business Impact’s bi-annual customer event, is on track for 2015.  The informative event is two and a half days of training, networking, and learning the latest information on what is happening in Business Intelligence.  The event will be held in April 2015 and will kick off with two classroom training sessions on TARGIT’s latest… Read more »

Happy Anniversary Business Impact!

Okay, it feels like I’m a school kid, feeling a little giddy about our 9th birthday of Business Impact. To be honest, I started the company mainly to escape a setting where I felt the skills of business intelligence were vastly underappreciated. But today so many appreciate what we do – clients, co-workers, prospects, colleagues.… Read more »