My Interview with Enterprise Times

I just completed another business leader interview, this time with Enterprise Times. Enterprise Times is a media source located in the UK...


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My 5 Startup Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

I love working with young people. I am fortunate that I get to mentor them in both the Microsoft Accelerator program and the U.W. School of...


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Pyramid Analytics is the ONLY On-Prem BI Platform for Microsoft Stack

Pyramid Analytics is a Microsoft co-seller and gold partner. Our enterprise analytics platform, BI Office, is the only business intelligence...


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My Interview with Geekwire

Just recently, I was selected as Geekwire’s “Geek of the Week.” Geekwire is a news site based in Seattle and primarily...


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5 Questions to Ask Before Looking for Venture Capital

In my role as a mentor, I am often asked about how to get venture capital funding for a new startup or business. It’s a great question and...


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Customer Service is the Oil in our Machine

Just yesterday my team forwarded me a very nice compliment from one of our customers. They were struggling with a technical issue and called...


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Tipping the Scales on Work/Life Balance

An article in Forbes Magazine caught my eye with this statistic, “94% of working professionals reported working more than 50 hours per...


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The Value of Mentorship in the Season of Giving

I have a lot of energy that I draw in many different ways. But, one way that might surprise you is that I get energy by giving my energy...


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Examining the Importance of Context for Every Story

You’ve heard it said, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” While there is some truth to that, a picture or even a thousand words...


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Examining if Big Data is Worth all of the Hype

I’ve never liked the term “big data.” It feels like a contrived term, born from opportunistic vendors anxious to sell more hardware...


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Exploring the ROI on Lessons from Failure vs. Success

Where I am from, we have a saying about the value of failing. Although it doesn’t translate well, it basically means that the tuition of...


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Building the Next Generation of Business Intelligence

The other day, I was thinking about BI and its adoption rate by the business. For the past couple decades, business intelligence has been...


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