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Devin Knight

Devin is a BI consultant at Pragmatic Works Consulting. Previously, he has tech edited the book Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services and was an author in the book Knight's 24-Hour Trainer: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services. Devin has spoken at past conferences like PASS and at several SQL Saturday events. He is a contributing member to the Business Intelligence Special Interest Group (SIG) for PASS as a leader in the SSIS Focus Group. Making his home in Jacksonville, FL, Devin is a participating member of the local users’ group (JSSUG).

Archives: September 2016

This Week In Data – Episode 6 (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 reasons why companies are adopting Power BI.

Power BI is a cool tool that allows users to pull data… Read more

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Posted in Devin Knight on 28 September 2016

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 18 – Stream Graph)

In this module you will learn how to use the Stream Graph chart Power BI Custom Visual.  The Stream Graph is similar to a Stacked Area Chart but has more of a fluid look and feel to it. You’ll find this visual often useful when displaying data across time.

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Posted in Devin Knight on 27 September 2016

This Week In Data – Episode 5 (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… Read more

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Posted in Devin Knight on 21 September 2016

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 17 – Sunburst)

In this module you will learn how to use the Sunburst chart Power BI Custom Visual.  The Sunburst chart is similar to the standard donut chart but allows you to show multiple level at once, which is great when presenting hierarchical data.

Module 17 – Sunburst

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Posted in Devin Knight on 19 September 2016

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 16 – Bubble)

In this module you will learn how to use the Bubble chart Power BI Custom Visual.  The Bubble chart allows you to show the value of categories proportionally represented by the size of the bubble.

Module 16 – Bubble

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Posted in Devin Knight on 15 September 2016

This Week In Data – Episode 4 (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… Read more

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Posted in Devin Knight on 14 September 2016

This Week in Data – Episode 3 (What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?)

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 answering the question, “What is the Internet of Things?”

Most of you have probably been hearing about Internet of Things (IoT) and are curious… Read more

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Posted in Devin Knight on 7 September 2016

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 15 – Table Heatmap)

In this module you will learn how to use the Table Heatmap Power BI Custom Visual.  The Table Heatmap has the look and feel of a pivot table or matrix report.  However, instead of seeing traditional values in the table you actually see colors that represent your values instead.

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Posted in Devin Knight on 6 September 2016