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Professor uses Skype for long-distance speech therapy


Dr. Dale Williams, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Florida Atlantic University, is using Skype to help people in Rwanda who stutter. Many such places in the world are short on speech therapists, and Skype is proving to be an effective means of providing long-distance therapy. “My brother worked … Read more »

Advanced analytics a change agent for global healthcare challenges


Tom Lawry, director of Worldwide Health at Microsoft, believes that advanced analytics hold the key to change. Having just returned from the fifth annual Microsoft Health Innovation Summit in Brussels, Lawry is excited about the innovative uses of data and advanced analytics solutions by such groups as Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System … Read more »

Vote for the best Power BI report contest finalist

Visit the “Best Report Contest Entries” forum in the Power BI Community to view the finalists. Check out each finalist’s “Best Report” and accompanying video, and click on the “thumbs up” kudos button at the bottom of a report to vote for it. The creator of the first place report … Read more »

Gartner: Microsoft a leader in BI and analytics platforms


While Gartner has positioned Microsoft in its “Leaders Quadrant” for nine consecutive years, the 2016 report recognizes the company for its best ever placement for “Completeness of Vision.” This acknowledgment is the result of new advances to Microsoft’s Power BI platform. Now anyone can develop rich and compelling stories based … Read more »


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