Connecting Trello to Power BI for the first time

You have your Trello board. You have access to Power BI. You want to make the two of them talk. Here we show how to do this utilising the Trello board as a JSON file. (Do not worry if you don’t know what a JSON file is.)

How to: Measure Trello with Power BI

A fundamental tenet of the lean methodology is that you measure. As enterprises large and small move to a lean start-up principles they are using Trello to facilitate this. Here we use Power BI to measure Trello.

“The dog did nothing in the night-time. That was the curious incident” Sherlock Holmes

That is, the discussion has become about the box the data comes in, not the toy itself. Data, however could not be more strategic. We apply context to data and we get information. We apply context to information and we get knowledge. We all know what comes next.

The best way for a business to think of its data, then, is as a strategic resource.

Jack, Queen, Polymath, Shaman

Not an Expert, as I read it, means someone attaining a rarefied level of knowledge by servicing a wide diaspora of other’s needs. A person who acts as intermediary between the natural and supernatural [technical] worlds to attain a wide knowledge.

Goodbye, Recruitment

As I built the data model I realised that I was modelling nothing less than humanity itself.

What I talk about when I talk about data

It is tempting to think of today’s technology workers as the cats who got the cream, the geeks who inherited the earth. Whilst I don’t dispute this statement, it covers up a deeper truth.

The glory years of Excel (and how to recreate them)

London was a good place to be in the summer of 1995. The weather was hot, for ages, a specific kind of heat faceted by not only temperature but music, too. The heatwave actually sounded like Blur, Oasis and, erm, The Boo Radley’s. Cool Britannia was not only where we lived but how we lived it.