BlogsClassification: IOUG Press Corner
What Is It Like to Write a Book?
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: October 5, 2017, 1:18 pm
I’m often asked what it’s like to work with a publisher and write a book. Today I’m pleased to introduce Alexandru Jecan, who has graciously agreed to answer some questions and talk about his experience book.
Outside the Comfort Zone
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: September 8, 2017, 12:08 pm
Early June found me in a motel room in Rochester, Minnesota. I was staring at the parts you see strewn all over the table in Figure 1. You see, I had decided to build my first-ever bicycle wheel. This was an effort outside my comfort zone – intimidating to contemplate, as it is for many cyclists. Ye
Creating an Analytics and Dashboard Service over Breakfast
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: April 4, 2017, 6:36 am
Microsoft’s cloud-based Power BI service makes it easy to move data into the cloud and provide dashboards, visualizations and ad-hoc query capabilities to others in the same organization. Power BI is power to the people to ask questions and get answers.
Writing Incrementally: Chunking Through a Chapter
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: March 8, 2017, 9:01 am
Writing my first-ever book chapter, I began typing toward my 30 pages and threw in headings every so often as the thought occurred. The result was a disorganized tangle, and my poor editor spent the next several chapters educating me about structure and the proper use of headings.
Do You Hate Outlining?
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: February 9, 2017, 8:08 am
The secret to strong content is to first start with a solid outline. There a few different ways in which to approach the outlining process.