Power BI illustrates the path of progression through Microsoft Office on-the-go

In a world fueled by growth and progression, efficiency has been on the front lines of booming businesses for the past several years. When speed and efficiency count, PowerBI’s ability to display eye-catching visuals within Microsoft Office keeps you on track for what matters — the success of your company. What’s new? With the January release of PowerBI mobile updates, the program becomes more user-friendly with not only Windows 10 users, but iOS users as well. In a world where lugging around that heavy laptop for work outside the office becomes more obsolete due to the payload of advancing tablets, PowerBI’s decision to…

Business Intelligence Software Trends to Watch for In 2016

Since technology is moving forward so quickly these days, it’s important to make sure you stay on top of it whenever a new year turns over. Business intelligence software is an area that’s particularly strongly influenced by new trends. Here are some trends coming up in the new year that you should take advantage of to ensure that your company doesn’t get left behind by competitors who make use of superior ways of analyzing, automating, and otherwise utilizing the inevitable new upgrades.   Self-service Data for Non-specialists It’s a fact that people are demanding more and more immediate data access from…

8 Ways to improve Supply Chain Planning

The supply chain is an integral part of any business. Without the increased attempts to improve the process we go through to get products from the beginning of the chain to the end, great delays in progress will occur. It is vital for companies of all sizes to continue their efforts of making improvements to the supply chain and planning for its success. This is where supply chain planning enters the picture. Supply chain planning is the attempt to improve the way products leave the hands of the supplier and enter the hands of customers who purchase them. There are…

Our Answers to Your Power BI Questions

Power BI If you have used Power BI, you have experienced the vibrant new avenue to streamlining data and finding opportunities to improve business daily. If you have not used Power BI to its fullest potential yet, or you are experiencing questions regarding the platform, MaxQ Technologies, Inc. specializes in finding solutions to your questions. We are here to provide support so your business can perform to its maximum capacity, so we have researched your Power BI questions to provide you with more insight into utilizing this product to its utmost ability. How do Power BI and Power BI…

7 Signs you should Upgrade your Distribution Software

With any business, growth is a natural part of the equation. As this growth occurs, it is important that you maintain your software systems and ensure that they are not ready for an upgrade. One of the most important software items that many businesses rely on daily is distribution software. This software manages everything from processing orders to purchasing and everything in between. Distribution software is an important part of the day-to-day process that many businesses go through. Keeping it up-to-date is something that is a concern for businesses of all sizes. If you are a company that relies on…

An Introduction to PowerBI

An Introduction to PowerBI   In his TechRepublic article, “Microsoft Power BI Brings Big Data to the Little Guys,” Tony Bradley neatly describes Power BI :   “Power BI enables users to search data within their own network, or access data from public sources. Users can query in plain English and easily convert the results into interactive charts or maps to put it into context that can help guide business decisions.”   Microsoft originally launched Power BI as part of Office 365 in July 2013.  In late July this year, it became generally available and by that time had gained 45,000 users in 185 countries.   The July updates included“new chart…