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23 February 2021
23 February 2021

Do something that scares you

Recently, the editor of SQLServerCentral.com, Steve Jones, shared a video in our team Slack channel that talked about how you shouldn’t feel like an imposter when you get out of your comfort zone. It talked about how incredibly successful people didn’t know how to do what they eventually accomplished back when they started. For example, … Read more
27 January 2021
27 January 2021

Falling out of the zone

If you are lucky enough to enjoy the work you do, it could be because you are frequently “in the zone.” The zone is a state of complete concentration, also called “flow,” where time seems to stand still, and performance is at its peak. Before I heard these terms, I often experienced deep concentration while … Read more
11 January 2021
11 January 2021

Visit your parents

Why is it such a cliché to complain about our parents?  You hear it from friends or in films all the time…”damn, I have to go to my folks for dinner. It’s gonna be rough.” It’s a tale as old as time.  As our parents age (and retire), they inevitably participate in the world less. They interact with the world far … Read more
04 January 2021
04 January 2021

DAX financial functions: Depreciation calculations

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson continues his series surrounding the DAX financial functions. In this article, he exposes four functions that are popular in the calculation of depreciation and amortization. Those accustomed to these functions within Excel will find the syntax, uses and operation of the functions familiar within the Power BI environment.… Read more
14 December 2020
14 December 2020

A year of giving back at Redgate

This year has been difficult for most of us, and it’s almost over. The lives of people throughout the world have been turned upside down. Many of us, myself included, already worked remotely, but now face a multitude of new challenges. When confronted with the looming crisis in March, Redgate thought first about the safety … Read more