Azure Databricks Demos

Dave Wentzel Blog A great Azure managed Spark offering, now with a few good demos Read More ›


Chicago BI User Group Presentation: So You Want to Be a Data Scientist?

Dave Wentzel Blog Let's discuss one of the hottest topics for database professionals today. Read More ›


So you are starting a blockchain project...

Dave Wentzel Blog You've just been asked by your business to start a blockchain project, how do you begin? Let me tell you how I think about blockchain projects. Read More ›


How I Manage Successful Customer 360 Projects

Dave Wentzel Blog Starting a Customer 360 initiative at your company? Not sure what's next? Let me show you how I show value quickly and run a project with a high rate of success. Read More ›


Why your EDW projects fail

Dave Wentzel Blog Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) projects have a high fail rate. In this post I'll show you why...and how to achieve a better success rate. Read More ›


Cloud Vendor Lock-in

Dave Wentzel Blog I often here the comment made that 'We do not want to use Azure and be locked-in to one vendor'. Let me show you why that is not really an issue if you design your architecture smartly. Read More ›


Case Study: Scaling Your Data Scientist

Dave Wentzel Blog 'Can you help us scale our data science team?' is a common ask I get from customers. This post is some case studies in what customers really need and how I have helped them. Read More ›


Jekyll is so much better than Drupal and Wordpress

Dave Wentzel Blog I migrated my website to a static site generator. Let me tell you why. Read More ›


New Book: SQL Server 2017 Machine Learning Services with R

Dave Wentzel Blog I was the book reviewer for a great new book on SQL Server and R integration. Read More ›