Why the focus on women in STEM at MicroStrategy World was so important to me

I remember attending my first MicroStrategy World eight years ago, and being one of only a handful of women at the conference. I was only a couple of years out of University so this was all new territory for me, and of course it was striking how few women were represented – a sight I

Some simple observations from MicroStrategy World 2017

I have been fortunate enough to have been attending or exhibiting at MicroStrategy World for over nine years. Yet out of all the years I’ve attended, this year felt different, and in a positive way. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it at the time, so while I sat at the airport to fly

Attending conferences leads to our best ideas

The decision to attend or exhibit at an out of town conference (particularly a multi-day one) is difficult. By the time you factor in travel, conference fees and hotel costs, you need to be certain your business will strongly benefit from attending. Of course, MicroStrategy World is a

MicroStrategy and AWS are a match made in heaven

In the past, I have talked about Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the information one should know prior to moving your data to the cloud. After spending the last week at MicroStrategy World in Washington, D.C., our team was happy to hear that MicroStrategy has made it even easier to depl

The types of trade show attendees, ranked

One thing I didn’t truly consider until we opened the booth on the first night of last week’s World conference are the types of people that visit booths at trade shows. I mean, we certainly considered the various levels of decision makers: The C-suite, developers, analysts, and other

Why we love the new MicroStrategy community portal

While attending MicroStrategy World this past week, we were happy to celebrate 20 years of the event with everyone who attended. Amidst all the celebrations, one new development piqued my interest:  MicroStrategy has started a new community page, a place for MicroStrategy product enth

Flashy visualizations: They look good… but so what?

Over the past several weeks and recently at MicroStrategy World I’ve been involved in conversations where we reviewed different types of data visualizations and what value can be derived from them. While many people who request visualizations want something flashy that seems to answer

Convincing reluctant business users to adopt visualizations

After talking to many people across all different industries at the recent MicroStrategy World conference, this was my biggest takeaway: Grid is still number one for business users. The biggest challenge IT practitioners face is trying to convince business users to view their data as

Welcome to GeoDash 4

View the press release on MarketWired here. Project X Labs revitalizes geospatial analytics with GeoDash 4 Complete with new UI, dynamic zoom, cluster operations and in-building analytics (TORONTO) Project X Labs Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of GeoDash™ 4 our location intel

MicroStrategy Symposium Giveaway – Winner!

A huge thanks to everybody who stopped by our booth to chat with Graham, Ted, Aly or Jay. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to talk MicroStrategy and analytics with us, and hope to see you all again at upcoming events. There can only be one winner of the DJI Phantom 3,