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 business entrepreneurial class. These young students are so full of ideas, passion, and energy, and that recharges me as well.

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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 product able to host Power BI content. Given that, I want to address Microsoft’s Power BI Premium announcement. The announcement has caused quite a bit of chatter—a lot of it from confused Microsoft customers. Allow me to make clear what Power BI Premium means.

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A playbook for the Chief Data Officer: How to be successful in this ground-breaking role

The CDO leadership role is still new in the large majority of companies, according to Gartner, and they have many challenges to address. That is where Pyramid Analytics comes in.

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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 a very important one. I have these conversations often enough that I thought I would jot down my thoughts. I’ve come up with a set of questions that I walk through to help people decide if they are ready and what kind of business financing they may need.

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