Welcome to Off the Charts!

At Off the Charts, we'll be covering everything YOU need to navigate the ins-and-outs of a...

The Five V's of Big Data

Big data is the use of extremely large data sets that may be analyzed to reveal trends, pa...

What Is Active And Passive Failover And Why Does It Matter In BI?

You need to consider different backup strategies when it comes to delivering enterprise-qu...

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Aggregators

Every Business Intelligence and Data Analytics tool uses the idea of aggregation when expr...

With Natural Language Querying, Business Intelligence Comes Naturally

Natural Language Querying is becoming more and more common in Business Intelligence. But w...

KPI 101 - The Basics

In this video, we talk about some of the key terminologies around Key Performance Indicato...

The Importance of Annotations in Business Intelligence

Context and communication are vital when it comes to providing good visualizations to your...

Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Flexibility of a BI Tool

If you’re evaluating a BI tool, you need to make sure that the tool you choose will be abl...

Databases are Trash Cans

A poor database can be the bane of a BI project. Let’s talk about the problems that databa...

Drill-Down vs. Drill-Through

Put down that thesaurus! In this video, we cover the differences between the business inte...

Why Does Flexibility Matter in a Business Intelligence Tool?

Most BI tools aren't flexible enough to meet your requirements. Let's dive into why flexib...

Why Business Intelligence Projects Fail

In this video, we’re going to tell you the most critical factors in ensuring your business...

Dashboards vs. Reports

Dashboards and reports are often used interchangeably, however, there are distinct differe...

Self-Service on a Silver Platter

Explore the differences between self-service and silver-service and provide some alternati...

How Does Licensing Work?

We’ll cover the different license types in Dundas BI and how they can impact your bottom l...

4 Things to Look for in a Business Intelligence Vendor

Are you evaluating business intelligence vendors? You've probably noticed there's A LOT ou...