May 26, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 6: Performance Optimization

This is the sixth blog in my blog series, The Semantics of the Semantic Layer, where I discuss the seven core capabilities of a semantic layer. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the autonomous performance optimization capabilities that…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 10, 2022

Accelerate Data Science and AutoML with a Semantic Layer

At AtScale, we love talking to data and analytics technologists and hearing their stories. We recently hosted a tech talk (presentation and demo) with Ben Taylor, Chief AI Evangelist at DataRobot, about how AtScale and DataRobot can help align AI…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 3, 2022

Performant Power BI Analysis on Snowflake with AtScale

We've learned a lot working together with top technologists & strategists like Arun Ulag for Power BI (the leading BI tool) and Michael Gregory & Simon Field for Snowflake (the most popular data warehouse).  In this blog post, we’ll recap…

Posted by: Daniel Gray

March 10, 2022

AtScale + Tableau: What do Toyota, Wayfair and Tyson Have in Common?

When I talk to customers, they always find value in stories about how our other customers are progressing on their data and analytics initiatives and their journeys toward realizing self-service BI.  This post will do a deep dive into a…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

March 3, 2022

AtScale + Tableau | Accelerating Self-Service BI with a Semantic Layer

We've been publishing a lot of new case studies based on our experience helping customers get value from AtScale's semantic layer.  With that in mind, we’d like to delve into our partnership with Tableau. The well-known data visualization tool is…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

February 24, 2022

Data Leader Interviews: Lessons Learned from Cigna, Visa, Amazon & HCL

I recently connected with a few of the top data leaders to discuss the role of business analytics and machine learning at their organizations. We chatted about the nuances of global data programs, promoting data literacy at large enterprises, measuring…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

October 7, 2021

How to Leverage the Power of AtScale with Ad Hoc Analysis in Excel

No matter how sophisticated and agile an enterprise BI program may be, there is always a need to go deeper than canned reports and dashboards. Business analysts’ primary role is to figure out what the data is saying and support decision…

Posted by: Mario Mathiss

September 22, 2021

How a Semantic Layer Turns Excel into a Sophisticated BI Platform

Microsoft Excel has been the workhorse analytics tool for generations of business analysts, financial modelers, and data hacks. It delivers the ultimate flexibility to manipulate data, create new metrics with cell calculations, build live visualizations and slice and dice data.…

Posted by: Josh Epstein

August 5, 2021

AtScale in Action: How to Make Power BI Perform on Snowflake

Many enterprises today choose the Microsoft stack because it fits seamlessly with the Windows OS and existing business applications. That’s why AtScale has partnered with Snowflake to streamline reporting and analytics with Power BI. If you haven’t seen our previous…

Posted by: Dave Mariani