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Why People Are Running to SQL Server

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we discuss why companies are deciding to move to SQL Server. In our industry, we often hear people talking about being on or migrating to SQL Server, but a lot

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Debunking Popular Cloud Myths

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we debunk popular cloud myths. There are so many myths about the cloud that it’s hard to know which myths are true. In this episode, Adam and Devin expose popular myths such

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Data Visualization Best Practices

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we’re discussing some data visualization best practices. Data visualization is a hot topic right now Particularly because of the capabilities of Power BI and the release of SSRS 2016 Mobile Reports.

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Who’s Caring for the Data Caregivers?

Hey there data people! Today’s data teams are not getting the investment they need from their companies. I get it. Budgets are tight and money goes towards what “makes money”. This is an outdated attitude and while some companies are changing their perspective, many are still struggling with the realizations that we

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Hacking Your Professional Development

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we discuss hacking your own professional development. Having a plan for your professional development is essential when tackling your career goals. You need to have a firm plan in place to accomplish

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How to Interview a Customer

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we discuss how you should interview a customer. Understanding the needs and wants of your customers is vital to the success of any working relationship. The only way you’ll accomplish these goals

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Getting Started with Azure

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we discuss how you can get started with Azure. Azure is here and is not going anywhere. Whether you’re all in or just starting out, we are here to keep you

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Mastering the Tech Interview

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we’ll tell you how to master a technical interview. Interviews can be very stressful. But technical interviews can often be more stressful, because you have to show your expertise in

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Why Companies are Choosing Power BI

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we’re going to discuss the top 5 reasons why companies are adopting Power BI. Power BI is a cool tool that allows users to pull data from a variety

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What is Slack?

Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week’s episode, we’re discussing how Slack can improve your company’s internal communication. Over the past year, the Pragmatic Works team has been successfully using Slack for internal communications. As we all know,

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Let’s Make Strides Against Breast Cancer!

People deserve every opportunity I remember coming into the office right after I started at Pragmatic Works and I saw a group of nervous people in our conference room. That the first day of our foundation class. where we help people with less opportunity find a new path through technology training and

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