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What is Power BI DIAD and How can it Benefit your Organisation?

September 10, 2019

Ian Stuart, Principal Consultant – Altis UK Microsoft’s Power BI Dashboard In A Day workshop has been developed over the past three years as a free event for those interested in exploring Power BI or furthering their Power BI knowledge.  It is aimed at those with some reporting expertise and prior knowledge of Power BI

How to customise the axis in Power BI

September 4, 2019

by Phoebe Parker – Consultant, Altis Melbourne   Recently, a client asked if it was possible to customise the axis on a line graph in Power BI, as there was no option for it in any menus. We did not want to change the chart type, as it was still the best way to visualise

Choosing the RIGHT internship for you!

August 27, 2019

So you have been inundated with information about upcoming internships and graduate positions, now it’s time to make the choice. Here are a few tips when looking to apply for the right internship for you: BE PREPARED. Most intern applications require current transcripts and an up to date resume. Make sure you include information that

Tired of the hidden costs and limitations of your current RDBMS for Data & Analytics workloads?

July 24, 2019

Richard Roose, NSW Delivery Lead shares his views on where Snowflake fits into a Data and Analytics architecture.   Whilst RDBMS’s have long been used for traditional transactional workloads (OLTP), the focus of this discussion is on their use for Data & Analytics workloads (OLAP).   In a world of on-premise vs. on-premise cloud vs.

Altis Sponsored 18 year old Paraglider Pilot achieves top third placing in World Championship

July 4, 2019

by Ian Stuart, Altis UK Recently I reported that Antonio Burian, aged just 18, won the Romanian National Championship and, as a result, qualified for the Paragliding World Cup in China. I am delighted to report that he was placed 31st in a field of 118 of the world’s top pilots.  This is a remarkable

Altis Sponsored 18 year old Paraglider Pilot wins Romanian National Championship

June 6, 2019

by Ian Stuart, Altis UK   Antonio Burian, aged just 18, has just won the Romanian National Championship and, at the same time, qualified for the Paragliding World Cup. He is on his way to China as I type to take part in that! This is his greatest accomplishment to date having previously: • broken

“Soft Skills” vs “Technical” problem solving. Whats the difference?

October 12, 2018

Neil Sparrow, Managing Consultant, Altis London When I started my career as a technical guy I firmly believed that “problem solving” in the realms of “technical” i.e implementing a specific system vs  “soft skills” such as business analysis were worlds apart. Over the last decade, working in mixed projects covering both aspects, I have changed my