Microsoft Power BI Desktop (the “BI” stands for “Business Intelligence”) connects the world of spreadsheets and programming – it has an interface not too distant from Excel, but also enables you to design complex data loading processes and enhanced built-in transformation features with snippets of real code.
Launching something new – especially when it’s innovative – naturally bears a risk of failure. Although the reasons for an offering’s lack of success are often complex, there are overarching themes that link the failure of new products. Luckily, there's a way to avoid all of these traps. In this article, we'll show you why prototyping is so important and why you should never start developing a big software solution without the right preparations.
Until last year, business pivoting was mainly associated with new ventures. It seems natural for startups to pivot their business when it’s not doing as well as expected. There might be various reasons for early on failures, for example, an incorrectly identified customer group, but currently, due to COVID-19 and subsequent limitations, even well-established companies have problems to run their business as usual – every day brings the risk of huge revenue losses and bankruptcy. Pivoting may be an answer to this issue.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, travel bans have been issued and meetings of all kinds cancelled... If you’re in a business where client-facing workshops are an integral part of your work (like us) then this hits home particularly hard. Questions might come to mind like: how do I keep my colleagues’ attention? How can I run this meeting as effectively as possible?