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Power BI Dataflows vs. Azure Data Factory

    Business Strategy & Perspectives

Get an easily digestible synopsis of Power BI dataflows and Azure Data Factory, two more popular cloud-based options from Microsoft for enterprise data integration, data prep and data transformation. We provide information for each including the typical audience, the editor used, methods for preparing and transforming data, how the technology works and pricing.

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Manually Scrubbing Data in Excel Is Bad for Your Analytics Health

    Business Strategy & Perspectives

It is estimated that companies waste over $60 billion annually by manually scrubbing data in Excel just so it can be used in a visualization tool like Tableau. Not only does this practice waste time and money, it isn’t scalable. It leads to inaccuracies, redundancies, performance limitations and security issues. The answer is to automate these data transformation processes and store the data in a data repository.

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