Scott Stamper Posts

February 3rd, 2017
Scott Stamper
Industry Solution Architect, Microsoft
On Woodworking, Lincoln Logs, and Self-Service BI

Self-Service BI has offered a wonderful promise over the years, yet its potential has only been partially realized at best.  Now the game is changing with new technologies and analytics platforms that are readily accessible to, and usable by, businesses of all sizes,...

Categories: Business Intelligence
August 5th, 2016
Scott Stamper
Industry Solution Architect, Microsoft
5 KPIs to Drive CRM User Adoption & Success

If you can’t know whether or not key pieces of your CRM system are actually being used as expected, then how do you plan to reap the full benefits of your investment? Experience has shown us that one of the primary predictors of success in implementing a CRM system is USER ADOPTION.

Categories: Business Intelligence, Microsoft Solutions
May 16th, 2016
Scott Stamper
Industry Solution Architect, Microsoft
Reflection on Data Insights Summit March 2016

Power BI Updates! Microsoft is moving forward on industry specific solutions for Power BI; Excel now has a plugin that connects to Azure Machine Learning for sentiment analysis; Adoption, Pipeline, & key Manufacturing Business Intelligence dashboards...

Categories: Business Intelligence, Microsoft Solutions
February 23rd, 2016
Scott Stamper
Industry Solution Architect, Microsoft
Datapenia

Datapenia [da´tah-pe´ne-ah] Absence, or lack, of good data and good analytics. Or perhaps it should say lack of access to, and understanding of, good data and good analytics. Datapenia, a quasi-medical term coined by Dubner and Levitt in Superfreakonomics, drives good...

Categories: Business Intelligence