Quick Hit: Programming Font Preview Tool

Steven NgBusiness Intelligence, CodingLeave a Comment

Over at app.programmingfonts.org, you can try out various programming fonts to see how they look with some sample code you can paste in yourself. You might be asking, “But Steven, a monospace font is a monospace font is a monospace font. Why should I care?” In programming in particular, you want to be able to visually spot the difference between … Read More

Generating Rolling Start and End Dates Landing on Preset Weekdays From Any Date

Steven NgAnalytics, Business Intelligence, Coding, Cognos, Daily Debug Blog, ReportingLeave a Comment

I answered a Cognos question on Reddit last week, and figured the formulas I provided in the answer would be useful to other people. I’m writing this in generic pseudo code, so that it’s not Cognos specific, so you should be able to use this in anything by changing up the function names to your tool of choice. The Problem … Read More

Quick Hit: Create Visualizations Using YAML/JSON files

Steven NgAnalytics, Business Intelligence, VisualizationLeave a Comment

Daniel Kantor has a pretty nifty repo called just-dashboard that lets you make charts using YAML (Yet Another Markup Language) or JSON (JavaScript Object Notation). YAML and JSON for the most part are human readable and don’t have a huge learning curve to pick up. One neat feature is that the library will work with Github Gists. You can see the … Read More

7 Useful Management Reports for the Law Firm

Vince IarusciAnalytics, Business Intelligence, ReportingLeave a Comment

Reporting and Analytics for Law Firms If you’re a managing partner that isn’t actively measuring and tracking performance within the firm, you may be missing the performance indicators that your firm needs to grow and compete in today’s market. Your data currently exist in multiple systems such as leads, CRM, intake management, accounting, billing, cloud, web analytics and third-party sources but … Read More