Announcing the Sunlight Foundation’s Open Data Policy Guidelines, Version 3.0

In honor of Sunshine Week 2014, the Sunlight Foundation officially welcomes you to explore our updated Open Data Policy Guidelines! The annual celebration of Sunshine Week focuses us all on the importance of maintaining access to public government documents in order to achieve government transparency and accountability. While we would like to believe that public […] more…
Case Study: Using Analytics to Manage Open Data in ABQ RIDE …

Case Study: Using Analytics to Manage Open Data in ABQ RIDE …

“Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” – John Kenneth Galbraith Within the world of open data, the concepts of intrinsic value for the greater good and proving value through hard analytics exist in an often uncomfortable […] more…
On Data Sharing, Pharmaceutical Companies Finally Open Up – Corporate Intelligence – WSJ

On Data Sharing, Pharmaceutical Companies Finally Open Up – Corporate Intelligence – WSJ

Scientists at work in the lab of Pharmacyclics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Alison Yin for The Wall Street Journal By Ed Silverman Over the past few years, the pharmaceutical industry has been embroiled in controversy over access to clinical trial data. At issue is the ability for researchers to independently verify study results and, consequently, […] more…

Without stream processing, there’s no big data and no Internet of things

The Internet of things has been on everyone’s lips (and pen) lately, as the biggest new source of money, customer product innovation, investment opportunities, and Sci-Fi-worthy stories (like those of everyone who’s part of the Cyborg Foundation — really, look it up). The truth is the value of the Internet of things only comes from […] more…
Facebook wants your data for free, but Jana will pay 3.48 billion people for theirs

Facebook wants your data for free, but Jana will pay 3.48 billion people for theirs

Connect with leaders from the companies in this story, in real life: Come to the fourth annual VentureBeat Mobile Summit April 14-15 in Sausalito, Calif. Request an invitation. Facebook depends on its 1.31 billion users to contribute their data and attention for free, but mobile rewards company Jana plans to pay 3.48 billion mobile users […] more…

White House battles climate change with open data website

Can access to climate data affect the political discussion about global climate change? The White House intends to find out, with the launch today of a new website, data.gov/climate, that includes government data as well as an initial batch of tools. This pilot phase of the new site, which is a subset of the U.S. […] more…
Team Huachuca exhibits synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

Team Huachuca exhibits synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

Ray Ragan The Senior Enlisted Leader of the Joint Interoperability Test Command, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, left, chats with an Army Lean Six Sigma instructor, Moises Alvarez, during a break in instruction in the first week of Lean Six Sigma training at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, Feb. 25. The class was open to […] more…
User-Defined Conditional Logic In M

User-Defined Conditional Logic In M

Here’s a short follow-up to my last post on conditional logic in M. After that post went live, Ehren Vox of the Power Query team made a good suggestion on Twitter: rather than hard-code the list of conditions and values inside the query, why not take those values from the Excel spreadsheet too? That way […] more…
How open data can mitigate the floods of the future

How open data can mitigate the floods of the future

Live, open government data – collated on third-party platforms – can change peoples’ lives profoundly in a wide variety of ways. According to the UK’s Data.gov website: “The government has made releasing open data a priority because: it makes the government more accountable to citizens and strengthens our democracy (for example, the Department for International […] more…
Open Data Offers Huge Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Open Data Offers Huge Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Entrepreneurs are going to be the ones who shape the data revolution, but they’re going to face some weighty opposition from the legacy data holders. That was the conclusion of a lively, rapid-fire panel Tuesday morning at SXSW Interactive called “How to Capitalize on Open Data.” The […] more…
OData for Backends

OData for Backends

OData (Open Data Protocol) is a protocol for accessing data that consists of several specifications. It was originally developed by Microsoft and now gets developed by OASIS, an organization for standardization. Its purpose is the creation of REST-based web services and it allows accessing resources with the CRUD paradigm via URIs over HTTP. What makes […] more…
Publish your data to Tableau with OData

Publish your data to Tableau with OData

We know that lots of you use data from our astonishingly simple Twitter tools in visualisation tools like Tableau. While you can download your data as a spreadsheet, getting it into Tableau is a fiddly business (especially where date formatting is concerned). And when the data updates, you’d have to do the whole thing over […] more…
Scheduled Data Refresh of OData Sources in Power BI

Scheduled Data Refresh of OData Sources in Power BI

With the recent public release of Power BI it is finally possible to refresh Power Pivot workbooks online.Once a workbook is uploaded to SharePoint online and “Enabled” for Power BI you can schedule an automatic data refresh for the Power Pivot model. Though, at the moment only a very limit number of data sources are […] more…
The Agile Leadership Transformation

The Agile Leadership Transformation

Leaders in countless I.T. organizations see themselves as “the smartest person in the room.” They solve problems that exceed the grasp of their direct reports. They position themselves as decision-makers and information traffic cops. They established their reputations for brilliance early in their careers and were promoted quickly because so many I.T. organizations value subject […] more…
How to optimise the checkout process to reduce customer drop outs – Fourth Source

How to optimise the checkout process to reduce customer drop outs – Fourth Source

You work hard to make sure visitors can find your products and your website online, and even harder to funnel them towards the checkout with well-designed product pages, enticing product photography and customer reviews. But your onsite optimization shouldn’t end there. Recent checkout abandonment figures suggest that, even once you have succeeded in getting a […] more…
Red Hat Introduces Open Source BPM Suite – CIO Today

Red Hat Introduces Open Source BPM Suite – CIO Today

Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source solutions, announced an open source business process management suite, Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6, which includes the next version of its business rules platform, JBoss BRMS 6. According to a release, with JBoss BPM Suite 6, Red Hat brings a combination of business process management (BPM), […] more…
IBM as a Service

IBM as a Service

In what may have seemed like an eternity, at least in the way time is measured in technology and the cloud space, IBM has been putting the finishing touches on its different acquisitions and the development of the Big Blue Cloud Stack. Although IBM seems to be fashionably late to the cloud party, I believe […] more…
Social Analytics Platform Synthesio Secures $20M Series B From Idinvest Partners

Social Analytics Platform Synthesio Secures $20M Series B From Idinvest Partners

Synthesio, the global social ‘listening and analysis’ platform, has announced it’s secured a Series B funding round of $20 million in funding from a European private equity firm, Idinvest Partners. The cash will be used for product development, and development of the global teams located in offices in New York, London, Paris, and Singapore. The […] more…

Big data and analytics: Transforming potential into action | The Big Data Hub

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Conditional logic in Power Query

Conditional logic in Power Query

Writing a simple if statement in Power Query’s M expression language is straightforward. Using an Excel table called Input that contains a single value as the starting point: The following query shows how to use an if … then … else statement to test whether the value from the table is equal to 5: let […] more…
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