Welcome

Welcome to my website! I am a Business Intelligence Business Analyst at Trek Bicycle Corporation in Waterloo, Wisconsin. Before that I was a Senior Application Engineer at Summit Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin. I'm on the organizing team for SQL Saturday Wisconsin and I regularly present on Business Intelligence topics at local usergroups and SQL Saturday events. Finally, I am the author of two books about ExpressionEngine, a web publishing platform. You can read more about what I do on my LinkedIn profile.

Please note that everything on this website is my personal opinion and does not reflect that of my employers (current or past). I am not paid by any organization for anything published here.

What is Business Intelligence?

That's a fantastic question and I'm glad you asked! I have written an article that introduces Business Intelligence and how it differs from regular reporting. Read it here: What is Business Intelligence?.

What is this website?

This website is meant as a central point for information about my work, including my books. You can also follow me on Twitter (I'm @phonetictalk) or subscribe to my blog's RSS feed.

Most recent blog post: Simple Math (13th April 2014)

If you thought simple math was hard, you're not alone. Indeed, you might be surprised to know that Excel agrees with you.

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