Doug Burke Data Blog

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Power Query (M)agic: Super SubVars

Here is another post I created for my friends at Power Pivot Pro. The topic is substitution variables.


Alvin and Heidi Toffler (Futurists and the Fourth Wave)

It's been 10 years since the iPhone came out. Has society ever been the same? Why have so many changes occurred? Where do we go from here? Information economy . . . product demassification . . . knowledge as the primary source of wealth creation These ideas were described by Alvin and Heidi...


Power Query (M)agic: Right-Click Your Way To Data Cleaning Happiness

Here is a post I created for my friends at Power Pivot Pro. I hope you find it useful. If you’re like me, you get crappy data from your source systems. Not that the data is inaccurate. No. It’s just that the data does not fit your view of the world. It doesn’t suit your needs right out of...


In The Time Of Your Life - Live

My previous post was very 'left brain' and technical. Time to mix it up and go the opposite direction to something decidedly 'right brain' and conceptual. Here is an article I cut out from a magazine many years ago and have reread many times. It's titled "In The Time Of Your Life - Live",...


Welcome To Doug Burke Data

Are you looking for a course that takes you from a complete beginner to building your own powerful financial data solutions? Or have you taken other Excel and Power BI courses or tutorials but still wonder how to create a real-world system? Then you have come to the right place. I’m Doug Burke...