Tag Archives: pdf

Why I don’t have a lot of personal info on the internet- OLAP – BIGDATA and the future of privacy

By | July 19, 2015

I was asked this question while having a chat with a few friends. Mainly the complaint was I don’t have a lot of social media presence. The only real social media I follow is LinkedIn and that’s because it is mostly a Professional network. But more importantly, the reason why I don’t have a massive… Read More »

Sometimes common sense takes a back seat to BI

By | March 9, 2015

This post has to do with how we sometimes loose the tree for the forest (no this is not a mistake), I had written a blog post sometime back about game theory and how it can help decide the outcome of certain business cases. I came across two instances in the last week where game… Read More »

Indexes – F1 Crash Course

By | January 16, 2015

There are a million articles, blogs post etc. about indexes out there, I am guilty too of contributing to it. Here is my attempt at correcting the vast amount of theory with a quick crash course on index F1 style, ideally in a few quick minutes you should go from 0 to 300 What I… Read More »

Business Intelligence on a Phone Bill

By | October 7, 2014

I often tell my trainees that BI can be done on pretty much anything. A common example of this is the Phone Bill or the Bank statement. Your phone bill or statement can give an idea of not just your spending habits or preferences but even your routine and much more. I recently decided to… Read More »

Displaying a report in Landscape mode when exporting to PDF

By | April 2, 2014

Often the report doesn’t fit within the boundaries of the page and these results in part of a tale being moved to the next page. When you want to get rid of this behaviour and try and render the report within the single page try changing the report layout to landscape mode by doing the… Read More »