Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Microsoft Power BI Team Selects "Sunburst" Custom Visual as Editor’s Pick



In September 2021, the Power BI team selected Sunburst by MAQ Software as September’s Editor’s picks. Sunburst enables you to break down complex hierarchical data into color-coded concentric rings. With Sunburst, you can identify patterns in your data that might have otherwise gone unnoticed. One of our most popular custom visuals, Sunburst has over 70,000 downloads on AppSource.

MAQ Software is the 2021 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year. Our 33 certified custom visuals enable business leaders to customize their data visualization experience. By simplifying the presentation of complex data, business leaders can quickly spot and act on valuable opportunities.

Download Sunburst by MAQ Software free from Microsoft AppSource.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

MAQ Software honored as the winner of 2021 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year Award

Redmond, WA, July 8, 2021 – Microsoft announced today that MAQ Software has won the 2021 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year Award. MAQ Software was selected for delivering innovative business intelligence and analytics solutions using Microsoft Power BI.

Our Global 2000 customers consistently recognize us for:

    Providing architecture and governance frameworks for thousands of Power BI reports across 30 companies globally
    Accelerating Power BI adoption time from years to months using proven migration strategies
    Migrating enterprises from outdated platforms and Excel files to Power BI to provide near real-time insights
    Optimizing Power BI reports to load up to 90% faster
    Enabling independent software vendors (ISVs) to embed critical Power BI capabilities needed to improve reporting
    Delivering innovative tools such as Export to Excel, Export to PowerPoint, and Dr. Power BI to save time for executives building reports and presentations
    Publishing 33 certified Power BI visuals free for unique needs of users worldwide (over 2.3 million downloads)
    Expanding Power BI community expertise through best practice guides and training programs

About MAQ Software

MAQ Software accelerates data-driven transformations for Global 2000 companies. Using data analytics, cloud technology, and data science, we help our clients build strong customer relationships, increase sales, improve operations, and analyze marketing results. We enable our customers to accelerate their digital initiatives using our globally distributed engineering centers in Redmond, WA, and Mumbai and Hyderabad, India.

As a member of the Microsoft Partner Network with 10 Gold competencies, our customers benefit from our breadth of proven expertise across the entire Microsoft platform. As the largest 3rd party publisher of certified Power BI custom visuals, we meet unique needs of decision makers to deliver critical business insights.

Inc. magazine has recognized MAQ Software on its prestigious Inc. 5000 list ten times for demonstrating sustained organic growth. For more information, visit www.MAQSoftware.com

Microsoft Power BI Team Selects "KPI Ticker" Custom Visual as Editor’s Pick



In August 2021, the Power BI team selected KPI Ticker by MAQ Software as August’sEditor’s picks. KPI Ticker is a simple, but vital visual that enables users to save space on Power BI reports by displaying multiple KPIs in a series of rotating tiles. With KPI Ticker, business leaders can understand the trends in frequently changing metrics at a glance. With over 47,000 downloads, KPI Ticker is available for free on AppSource.

MAQ Software is the 2021 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year. Our 33 certified custom visuals enable business leaders to customize their data visualization experience. By simplifying the presentation of complex data, business leaders can quickly spot and act on valuable opportunities.

Download KPI Ticker by MAQ Software free from Microsoft AppSource.

Friday, August 20, 2021

For the 10th Time, MAQ Software Appears on the Inc. 5000, the Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Redmond, WA, August 20, 2021 – Inc. magazine announced that MAQ Software earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for the tenth time. Inc., the leading magazine for mid-market companies, has been ranking the 5000 fastest growing private companies annually since 2007. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — independent businesses.

MAQ Software was first honored in 2007. In the past 15 years, 32,347 companies have appeared on the Inc. 5000 list. Only 307 companies (less than 1%) demonstrate the sustained growth to appear on the list ten or more times.

“We thank our customers for trusting in our team to deliver innovative solutions consistently,” says MAQ Software founder and CEO, Rajeev Agarwal, “I also want to thank our team for their agility and flexibility in adopting new technologies. The Inc. 5000 list is a great honor. Our customers know they can build long-term partnerships with us because we build great software.”

Number of times on Inc. 5000  Number of Inc. 5000 companies  Percentage of total Inc. 5000 companies 
15 8 0.02%
14 14 0.04%
13 23 0.07%
12 43 0.13%
11 81 0.25%
10 138 0.43%
9 235 0.73%
8 403 1.25%
7 660 2.04%
6 1,028 3.18%
5 1,612 4.98%
4 2,587 8.00%
3 4,072 12.59%
2 6,594 20.39%
1 14,849 45.91%

Source: Inc. 5000 listings between 2007 and 2021

About MAQ Software

As 2021 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year, we enable leading companies to accelerate their business intelligence and analytics initiatives. Our solutions enable our clients to improve their operations, reduce costs, increase sales, and build stronger customer relationships.

Our clients consistently recognize us for providing architecture and governance frameworks, implementing best practices to optimize reports, and building team capability through training programs. Our innovative tools and 33 certified visuals expand Power BI capabilities to save time for decision makers.

As a premier supplier to Microsoft for two decades, our clients benefit from our extensive insights on the platform and engineering practices. As a Microsoft Partner with 10 Gold competencies, our clients improve their implementations with our breadth and depth of expertise.

With globally integrated teams in Redmond, Washington, and Mumbai and Hyderabad, India, we deliver solutions with increased velocity and tech intensity.

Check out a summary of all companies on the Inc. 5000 list from 2007 onwards using our Inc. 5000 interactive report.

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Saturday, August 14, 2021

Investing in the Future: MAQ Software Commits to Reducing Carbon Emissions by 55% by 2030

Redmond, WA, August 13, 2021 – Investing in sustainability means investing in the future, which is why in January 2021, MAQ Software officially announced its sustainability strategy and bold new sustainability goals. With Microsoft announcing its intention to be carbon negative by 2030, the tech industry has quickly fallen in line with a new, green strategy for the upcoming decade.

Today, MAQ Software affirms its investment in green initiatives by launching its sustainability web page. The page outlines the company’s sustainability initiatives, timeline, and goals. MAQ Software’s sustainability goals including migrating all facilities to renewable energy by 2030, becoming carbon neutral by 2025, becoming carbon negative by 2030, and reducing overall carbon emissions by 55% by 2030. The company’s sustainability strategy consists of a two-part approach that focuses on reducing carbon emissions and investing in carbon offsets or removal programs.

To achieve its goals in the set timeline, MAQ Software has also outlined five guiding sustainability principles and yearly micro-goals. The principles are:
1.    Ground our goals in science and math
2.    Invest in green energy
3.    Reduce and remove
4.    Transparent tracking
5.    One global (green) team

MAQ Software’s 2021 goal is centered around awareness, which includes the public launch of its sustainability strategy and website, and tracking its carbon emissions via the CDP, an international non-profit that helps companies and cities disclose their environmental impact. For more information, please review the MAQ Software Sustainability Report (2020) or email Sustainability@MAQSoftware.com

Monday, July 5, 2021

Microsoft Power BI Team Selects "Brick Chart" Custom Visual as Editor’s Pick



In June 2021, the Power BI team selected Brick Chart by MAQ Software for June's Editor’s picks. Brick Chart offers a colorful and intuitive alternative to the traditional pie or donut chart. With Brick Chart, business leaders can easily understand the percentage breakdown of their largest data sets, such as customers by demographic or global sales by region. MAQ Software customers have rated Brick Chart 4.5 out of 5 stars on Microsoft AppSource. An easy-to-use, versatile visual, Brick Chart has been downloaded over 50,000 times.

MAQ Software is the 2021 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year. Our 33 certified custom visuals enable business leaders to customize their data visualization experience. By simplifying the presentation of complex data, business leaders can quickly spot and act on valuable opportunities.

Download Brick Chart by MAQ Software free from Microsoft AppSource.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Microsoft Power BI Team Selects "Ratings" and "Box and Whisker Chart" Custom Visuals as Editor’s Picks



In May 2021, the Power BI team selected Box and Whisker Chart by MAQ Software for May's Editor’s picks. Box and Whisker Chart enables business leaders to quickly compare data distribution across multiple data sets, such as sales numbers across quarters and geographies. Users can tailor the visual to display personalized insights with options such as customizable dot sizes, hierarchical axes, and the ability to color-code data points. One of MAQ Software’s most popular Power BI custom visuals, Box and Whisker Chart has been downloaded over 116,000 times on AppSource.

In March 2021, two months earlier, MAQ Software had been honored by the Power BI team in their Power BI March 2021 Feature Summary. The team selected Ratings by MAQ Software among the monthly Editor’s Picks. A simple visual to use and analyze, Ratings offers the ability to add ratings or scores to Power BI reports. With Ratings, business leaders can view performance data and performance or approval scores from within the same Power BI report, enabling quicker decision-making. Ratings by MAQ Software has over 30,000 downloads and is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars on AppSource.

MAQ Software’s wide array of custom visuals enables business leaders to customize their data visualization experience. By simplifying the presentation of complex data, business leaders can quickly spot and act on valuable opportunities.

Download the free visuals from Microsoft AppSource now:
Ratings on AppSource
Box and Whisker Chart on AppSource