Web Services And POST Requests In Power Query

Web Services And POST Requests In Power Query

In my recent post on web services in Power Query I mentioned that while the Power Query Web.Contents() function generates a GET request by default, you can make it generate a POST request by specifying the Content option. Since this is a useful thing to be able to do I thought I’d put together a(…)

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Integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking

Integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking

Two approaches that can complement and benefit Lean Startup and Design Thinking are both promising approaches to target innovation The Lean Startup concept is an appropriate choice for creating new businesses through development of an already existing idea or vision. Design thinking, on the other hand, might be preferred if the right business idea has(…)

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Virtualisation key to modern data centre

Virtualisation key to modern data centre

Companies take the modern data centre route thinking that they can amend its requirements at a later stage, says Warren Olivier, regional manager at Veeam. Virtualisation is a rapidly growing technology, with lots of companies virtualising and is central to the modern data centre. It is seemingly becoming the standard going forward and having the(…)

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Big Data in Real Time Demands Hardware Designed for the Task

Big Data in Real Time Demands Hardware Designed for the Task

- Mike Yang, general manager of Quanta QCT, says” A new server from global hyperscale datacenter hardware supplier Quanta QCT is aimed at an emerging but fast-growing segment of the market: large enterprises and service providers that want to perform big data in real time. Big data applications built on commercial Hadoop distros and proprietary(…)

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CIOs should prepare for the battle between old BI and new BI

CIOs should prepare for the battle between old BI and new BI

A war is brewing in the business intelligence and analytics market. “We’re about to see rapid adoption of BI and analytics in 2014 and going forward,” said Gartner analyst Dan Sommer during his session at the Gartner BI and Analytics Summit. That’s after years of slowed-down — and even flat — market share growth. Dan(…)

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Big data and open data: what’s what and why does it matter?

Big data and open data: what’s what and why does it matter?

Not all big, open data comes from government, such as scientists’ research in astronomy. Photograph: Eso/Vista/J. Emerson/EPA Big data and the new phenomenon open data are closely related but they’re not the same. Open data brings a perspective that can make big data more useful, more democratic, and less threatening. While big data is defined(…)

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Microsoft’s new data platform spans Office, Azure, & SQL

Microsoft’s new data platform spans Office, Azure, & SQL

How can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat, May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs. Register now and save $200! Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella envisions a world where every company has a data-centric culture. And, ideally, those companies use Microsoft(…)

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SMOKA

SMOKA

** Dear SMOKA users ** JST=UT+9 [NOTE!!] SMOKA account registered before 31 March 2014 was expired on 31 March 2014.Please register again from the Online User Registration (Apr. 01, 2014). [New Feature] SMOKA provides public science data obtained at Subaru Telescope, 188cm telescope at Okayama Astrophysical Observatory, 105cm Schmidt telescope at Kiso Observatory (University of(…)

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State of the Art: Virtual Desktop Security

State of the Art: Virtual Desktop Security

User experience drives virtual desktop deployments and can either make or break them. If the user experience is awful, users will find other, often less secure methods for doing their jobs. VDI sits at an interesting crossroads where storage, memory, networking, CPUs, and GPUs must be properly tuned. Any adverse impact from any one of(…)

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How to utilize cloud computing, big data, and crowdsourcing for an agile …

1Executive Summary The world is undergoing unprecedented change with political instability, economic turmoil, technological shifts, globalization, and the demands of a new generation of workers. Every organization, regardless of industry, must continually reassess what it does in order to survive and prosper. This revolution will have profound implications, and all organizations need to consider how(…)

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