Azure SSIS and ADF v2

Sean Forgatch   •   September 27, 2017

Data Lake Essentials

Sean Forgatch   •   May 29, 2017

Data Hygine: 5 Ways to Improve Data Quality

Jordan Anderson   •   May 17, 2017

In 2013, Garter estimated that poor-quality data costs organizations, on average, $14.2m annually. Poor-quality data are often hidden from the business under layers of cleansing code, business logic, mapping tables,...

SSIS Data Streaming Destination to Power BI

Sean Forgatch   •   December 15, 2016

Utilizing the SSIS Data Streaming Component to process Tabular Data for Power BI Prerequisites: WideWorldImporters Data warehouse Copy SQL Server 2016 Power BI Desktop Visual Studio 2015 Data Streaming Destination...

Talavant’s Meet Our Consultants Series Featuring: Dave DuVarney

Molly Gallmeier   •   October 21, 2016

Meet Talavant’s President, Dave DuVarney. Dave has spent spent most of his career in consulting. He quotes, “I really love it.” He actually started in Accounting, but quickly realized he...

Document Maps in SSRS

Arthur Wang   •   October 13, 2016

What’s a document map? A document map is an interactive feature of an SSRS report that can generate a hierarchy of links that you can use to navigate the report. The document...

Biml – Intro (Truncate and Load)

Sean Forgatch   •   October 6, 2016

This will be an ongoing tutorial working with T-SQL, SSIS, Biml, and C#. The primary purpose of this series will be to first introduce you to some of the formal...

Talavant’s Meet Our Consultants Series Featuring: Sean Forgatch

Molly Gallmeier   •   September 29, 2016

Meet one of Talavant’s Consultants, Sean Forgatch. Prior to starting a career at Talavant, Sean has worked as an ETL Engineer and Consultant in the Healthcare and Insurance industries. While...

Foundational Data Warehouse– Testing Phase

Jess Rabida   •   September 22, 2016

Continuing the blog series, Foundational Data Warehouse, we will be taking a closer look into the next foundational building block which is the Testing phase. The primary objective of this...

Talavant’s Meet Our Consultants Series Featuring: Gill Rowley

Molly Gallmeier   •   September 20, 2016

Meet one of Talavant’s Senior Consultants, Gill Rowley. Gill has been around data for the majority of his career. Working as a DBA for quite some time before transitioning to...

Talavant’s Meet Our Consultants Series Featuring: Jess Rabida

Molly Gallmeier   •   September 13, 2016

Meet one of Talavant’s Architects, Jess Rabida. Jess has worked as an Architect Lead in BI for quite some time, and has been responsible for overseeing the strategic direction, of...

Bench Time – How to Make the Most of It

  •   July 29, 2016

You’ve just finished up Phase I of a project at a client, but the budget for Phase II hasn’t been approved yet. You have no other clients in the pipeline...

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