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IT’S ABOUT HOW WE CAN HELP YOU TURN
DATA INTO INSIGHTS THAT
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Where we share KNOWLEDGE

CI/CD of Synapse Serverless – Part 1/2

CI/CD of Synapse Serverless – Part 1/2

Introduction As can be noticed in several other blogposts, Azure Synapse provides a wide variety of functionalities to support organizations in creating a Data Platform. In this blog post, we’ll specifically focus on ‘Synapse Serverless’ which virtualizes data...

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Our first week @ Lytix

Our first week @ Lytix

Introduction A new start at a company is like writing a new chapter in a book, you have a general idea of the storyline however it can still go in various directions. Which new things will the characters learn? Which new characters will be introduced? What is the...

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Interview: Arne Polfliet

Interview: Arne Polfliet

What was your nicest experience at Lytix? There are so many it’s hard to choose! You know what? I’ll cheat a bit and divide this into the nicest moment on a professional level and a personal level. Professionally the nicest moment would have to be the training academy...

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The Data Lakehouse

The Data Lakehouse

Introduction Every year, a new buzzword emerges in Data and Analytics; get to know the ‘Data Lakehouse’. Will this be the future of all analytical projects, or will this just be another fuzz that will only be used in rare cases? This blog will guide you through the...

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Welcome Bo Vande Sompele

Welcome Bo Vande Sompele

iWhy did Bo choose for Lytix? Bo heard about Lytix via another consultant Tom Thevelein during a social event. Her interest was immediately sparked and the following conversations only made it more and more clear that this was the type of company she was looking for....

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Welcome Niels De Swaef

Welcome Niels De Swaef

Why did Niels choose for Lytix? The combination of the technical and business aspect of extracting insights from data sparked his interest. This is exactly the thing that Lytix is good at. He hopes to expand his knowledge and skills at this young and ambitious...

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Welcome Jani De Kort

Welcome Jani De Kort

Why did Jani choose for Lytix? After her internship in Power Bi, she was looking for a company which is an expert in BI using the Microsoft stack. During an online event she came across Lytix and after some research and a first chat, she felt an immediate match. Lytix...

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Welcome Joachim Depovere

Welcome Joachim Depovere

Why did Joachim choose for Lytix? Joachim is eager to learn and face new data related challenges which are clearly abundant in Lytix. In addition, the application procedure was very smooth and straightforward which matched perfectly with Joachim’s expectation. What...

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Welcome Yoren Lievens

Welcome Yoren Lievens

Why did Yoren choose for Lytix? During the job interviews with Sander, David and Wim, he really got the feeling there is a strong emphasis on the extension of knowledge in the different domains of data analytics. This was most appealing to him as his number one...

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Welcome Jef Van den Dungen

Welcome Jef Van den Dungen

Why did Jef choose for Lytix? After a first meeting with Wim and David, he immediately noticed that Lytix is an open and fun place to work. With a lot of in-house knowledge, where sharing this knowledge is very important. The wide variety of different projects also...

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Interview: Emma Willaert

Interview: Emma Willaert

How would you position the typical Lytix atmosphere?   The atmosphere at Lytix and Cubis is very welcoming, easy and fun. We like to laugh and make a joke, but also know the time to get serious.  While working at Lytix, I really experience a sense of encouragement...

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Interview Mattias De Coninck

Interview Mattias De Coninck

I am currently full time staffed at a client in the retail sector. There I am taking on the role as BI consultant in order to report on both the operational and budgetary inquiries the client may have. The operational aspect mainly tackles reporting the uptime, downtime, availability, etc. of cloud resources. Here my previous experience as a software engineer really comes in handy. This because I have worked with most of the cloud resources giving me a better understanding of what other metrics might be useful for the client.

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Composite Models

Composite Models

Imagine having your Data Model ready and everyone loves it.
Then you get this question all of a sudden.

“I have made this excel file and I would like to use and combine it with the Sales Dataset in PowerBI.”

The next thing you do is analyse the request…

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The Journey of attaining the Azure Data Engineer certificate

The Journey of attaining the Azure Data Engineer certificate

On February 23, 2021, Microsoft released a new beta certification exam, Exam DP-203: Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure. It is replacing the exams DP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution, and DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution. These previous exams DP-200 and DP-201 will retire on June 30, 2021.

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One Year at Lytix – Data Consultant Tibo Vandermeersch

One Year at Lytix – Data Consultant Tibo Vandermeersch

I’ve been working at Lytix for one year by now and I thought it was interesting to share what my experience was during the first year as a Data Analytics Consultant at Lytix. After the first day, I and other starters immediately jumped into a training program that Lytix put together. 💪💪

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Feature Store

Feature Store

Everyone who has already come in touch with data science, has already heard of features used in such models. One aspect that can become quite challenging, is reusing features in a consistent way, across several team members, projects and in environments. In this article, I will explain the most commonly used way to resolve these problems: a feature store.

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Connecting and Using MS Graph in Azure Data Factory

Connecting and Using MS Graph in Azure Data Factory

Companies are creating more and more data, on which they want to gain insights. One valuable source of data is data from within the company itself, from the companies’ structure. For this type of data, the MS Graph API is something to look at.
#MSGraph #Azuredatafactory

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Microsoft Ignite – The official Lytix Recap

Microsoft Ignite – The official Lytix Recap

Microsoft Ignite, the most prominent technology innovation event of the year, hosted by Microsoft, is just around the corner.
Who else than Lytix to keep you up-to-date with the most recently launched releases in the world of Microsoft?

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Kimball in a data lake? Come again?

Kimball in a data lake? Come again?

Kimball data modelling should not be limited to classical data warehouses. 📊

Read here how you can perform Kimball data modelling in a data lake with Spark!

Happy Learning!
#Kimball #Lytix #Spark

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Power BI: Paginated Reports

Power BI: Paginated Reports

Have you noticed Power BI is not the most printfriendly tool? 🖨
Have you heard of ‘Power BI Paginated Reports’?
Do you need to export reports to PDF, Excel, CSV, Word or PowerPoint?
Read this blog on Power BI Paginated Report and learn how this can be an added value in business!

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Transfer learning in Spark for image recognition

Transfer learning in Spark for image recognition

Want to learn how to harvest the power of Spark to classify images in parallel using transfer learning? 🤔💡

Take a look at our blogs and read Tom Thevelein his latest blog.

This blog gives you a clear step by step guide on how to do this!

#Spark #Lytix #Data

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Premium Per User (PPU) explained

Premium Per User (PPU) explained

Recently, Power BI launched a third license offering: Power BI Premium per User.
Read all about it in our most recent blog post!

What to expect?

✅ How did Power BI’s licensing model change over time?
✅ *New licensing offer* Power BI Premium per User – What’s in it for you?
✅ A quick tour to get your engine started with a free trial

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Things to consider when creating a Data Lake

Things to consider when creating a Data Lake

Dive into the world of data lakes with a familiar example.
Using a ‘Bronze, Silver and Gold layered approach’ makes sure you do not reinvent warm water.
Let the benefits of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 sink in.
I hope you enjoy the read! 📊

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Azure Synapse Analytics

Azure Synapse Analytics

Synapse Analytics is the go-to tool in for all your analytical needs concerning Big Data, Data Science, Business Intelligence, Self-Service Reporting and Self-Service Data Transformations.
Let the ‘SQL On-Demand’ functionality change how you store and process data, learn how!

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The Data Vault Methodology

The Data Vault Methodology

Discover how Hubs, Satellites, Links and Business Keys transforms how your organisation handles data! Data Vault provides a uniform modelling technique for all your sources, tracks history and simplifies integration.
Read this blog to learn more about this modelling technique!

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Interview Wim Roten

Interview Wim Roten

Next interview is with Wim Roten. 🎥
Wim started a couple of months ago at Lytix and we were wondering how he experienced the past (strange) months at our firm. In a brief interview he explains his vision over the situation.
Keep up the good work! 🍀💪

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Interview Tibo Vandermeersch

Interview Tibo Vandermeersch

In the coming weeks we’ll introduce you to some Lytix colleagues.
First we would like to introduce Tibo Vandermeersch. He has been working for Lytix for almost one year.
Find out how he looks back on the past year and what he’s done. 📊💼

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Pandas, Koalas and PySpark in Python

Pandas, Koalas and PySpark in Python

Using the Big Data architecture ‘Spark’ or ‘DataBricks’?
This blog explains the difference and best-practices between the Python 🐍 packages of Pandas 🐼, PySpark and Koalas 🐨.
Happy Learning!

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DAX Pattern: Top X and Others

DAX Pattern: Top X and Others

📊 Always wondered how to visualise your data in a ‘TOP X and Other’ manner?
📊 Ready to comprehend Power BI in a new way?
📊 Ever used the TOPN function?
📊 Read this blog and put your DAX knowledge to the test.

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Power BI and Spotify – A match made in heaven?

Power BI and Spotify – A match made in heaven?

Data isn’t life. They say music is. Well, is it?
Wouldn’t it be awesome to simply combine both worlds?
Let’s find out if this could turn out to be a perfect marriage. Read all about the beautiful love story of Power BI and Spotify.

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Power Apps

Power Apps

‘App Development’ has always been an expensive and long-during project. Using PowerApps, this will not be the case anymore. Create your own applications with a simple drag-and-drop GUI enabeling the business to ensure a fast time-to-market.
Interested in a demo/PoC? Contact us!

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This is how we keep our team spirit high!

This is how we keep our team spirit high!

As a data & analytics consultant, our goal is to spread our KNOWLEDGE on the projects of our clients. Next to applying and increasing our knowledge one of our core values is FUN. A crisis should not stop this! It’s definitely more challenging for us to organize...

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10 Performance tips to speed up your Power BI reports

10 Performance tips to speed up your Power BI reports

Arriving at work and the first thing you do is opening your Power BI report and going for a coffee while waiting for the report to render. Seems familiar? Well, it shouldn’t.
Luckily enough there are some tips and tricks to melt your frustrations like snow in the sun.

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Governed Corporate Power BI

Governed Corporate Power BI

Carl’s customer, Oleon, is at the forefront of the growing market of natural Chemistry. As lead of the Analytics team at Oleon it is my desire to provide useful easy-to-read business driven reports. Hereby I want to share some of the insights I have gained during this exciting journey! I hope you enjoy the read!

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Managed Big Data: DataBricks, Spark as a Service

Managed Big Data: DataBricks, Spark as a Service

Learn why DataBricks is recognised as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant, what DataBricks can help you with and how our XTL layer will improve your Spark projects. Providing enterprise features for Big Data and Data Science.

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Lytix’ XTL Framework

Lytix’ XTL Framework

Learn from the experts and get to know our XTL Framework!
📈 Scalable, Built for the cloud
📈 Fast Time-to-Insights
📈 Best-Practice
📈 Future Proof

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Power BI Governator: Auditing Made Easy

Power BI Governator: Auditing Made Easy

There’s no denial that Power BI has been maintaining a steep growth since its release in 2015 in terms of capabilities. Consequently, the same positive trend also applies to its community and user base, shifting greater priority towards the art of Power BI governance.

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Azure Analysis Services vs Power BI Premium

Azure Analysis Services vs Power BI Premium

Both technologies have been enriched with some nifty features. They share a lot of their functionalities. Nevertheless, making a substantiated trade off is vital in nowadays’ reporting environments. Find out which technology suits your business best!

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Lytix’ Power BI 360° Certified: Uplift your Power BI game

Lytix’ Power BI 360° Certified: Uplift your Power BI game

Hello analytics enthusiasts! Lytix organizes four (4!) free meetups that demonstrate to you the 360 degree process of using Power BI within an organization. After completing the four hands-on session, you’ll be granted the ‘Lytix 360° Power BI’ certification.  Are you...

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Having Power BI on SAP BW using a gateway?

Having Power BI on SAP BW using a gateway?

With the on-premises gateway, you can directly connect to your SAP BW system. This allows you to refresh the reports that are in the Power Bi cloud solution. The gateway is very simple to set up. However, if you are not from the US, you will run into one of the...

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Keep those Power BI reports in (source) control!

Keep those Power BI reports in (source) control!

While self-service is an easy way of creating and changing existing reports, organizations may struggle with version control of the reports that are published to a Power BI service. We’ve often heard the sentence “Sh**, I’ve overwritten one of my important reports!”....

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5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI

5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI

Excel is not dead! We often notice organizations starting their self-service / Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) project by stating the goal ‘getting rid of Excel’. On the otherhand, Excel does provide added value if you can put it to proper use.

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Governed Self-Service: a Power BI Rollout

Governed Self-Service: a Power BI Rollout

  Power BI has gained a lot of op popularity in the past years. Due to the large portfolio of functionalities and the high customer adoption, Power BI has become the preferred go-to tool for analytics and reporting. In the first steps of a self-service tool...

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