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Marc Beacom

Marc Beacom – MCTS (BI, Dev), Principal Architect and Owner at DawaBI, has over 15 years of technical and business experience. DawaBI focuses on Making Data-Driven Decisions Possible by delivering user friendly and scalable data warehouse and business intelligence solutions. Marc is an active volunteer within the community and currently is co-organizer of the Colorado GiveCamp, served a year as a PASS Regional Mentor and served five years on the leadership board for the Denver and Colorado Springs SQL Server User Groups.

Archives: January 2017

Hiring Productive Employees – #TAPtips

Starting a business is easy. Have an idea, some skills, a customer or two, and you are in business. However, growing a business is tough. One thing you’ll learn, is to grow a business, you have to build a team. Hiring productive employees or team members will be a core… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 31 January 2017

A New Year, A New Company and A New DenverSQL Chapter

2016 was a great year, both personally and professionally. Personally, our family is well and the kids are growing into their personalities. Professional, DawaBI merged with Quanta Intelligence to form Datalere. Our intent with Datalere is to grow and be proactive in earning new customers. In the past, both Carlos… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 30 January 2017

Setting Up a Productive Work Environment – #TAPtips

Having a productive work environment for you and your team is important to facilitate tasks being accomplished as well as having fun at the office. We spend so much time working that even the littlest of things can make the world of difference. Being a consultant, I’ve worked in a… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 25 January 2017

Team Collaboration with Microsoft OneNote – #TAPtips

I was an early adopter of Microsoft’s OneNote and started using it in February of 2004 and have never stopped. I love it for the simplicity of use and ease of collaborating with a team. Team collaboration with Microsoft OneNote is a huge productivity gain and one of the main… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 17 January 2017

Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique – TAPtips

Today's TAPtips is about Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique.  Have you tried the Pomodoro Technique? If so, what were your results? Video Transcription: Today's TAPtips is on increased productivity with the Pomodoro Technique. I first learned of the Pomodoro Technique several years ago while reading Quora posting, and felt… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 10 January 2017

Launching #TAPtips – Valuable Tips from Decades of Practice

Launching #TAPtips Blog Posts While forming Datalere, Carlos and I wanted to continue with our contributions to the Denver, Colorado community. We have been active in this community for over a decade by running user groups, speaking at local, regional and international events -- but have only blogged occasionally. To… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 3 January 2017