The Effect of Inflation on Buying Power

There has been much discussion around the increasing financial distress experienced by the United States middle class.  Out of curiosity, I decided to do a little research and discovered that while the average salary has increased almost 12% total (1.6% compound annual growth) over the 7 year span considered below, something pretty interesting happened when looking at that salary increase…

Charticulator makes building Power BI custom visuals easy

One of the key differentiating factors between Tableau and Power BI has always been Tableau’s ability to create a truly custom visualization.  It seems that Microsoft has finally done something about that fundamental disadvantage and put a great free tool out in the world in the process.  Charticulator is a new app from Microsoft’s Research which allows anyone to create…