Rhode Island – BI User Group – September 2015

Microsoft just released The Power Business Intelligence Desktop Designer. Join us as John Miner, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, demonstrates the new amazing capabilities of this cutting edge software. Learn how X-Velocity uses super compression to query data faster than ever. See how Power Query can access virtually any data anywhere turning it into business information. Discover how disparate data can be conceptualized into a single business view. New visualization technology brings all this together to see your business like never before. Topic: Power BI Desktop Designer Abstract: You have been…

Rhode Island – BI User Group – June 2015

  I am delighted about the opportunity to present at the Rhode Island Business Intelligence User Group on June 17, 2015. I look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones. I will presenting the following topic that night.   Topic: Azure SQL Database – Software As A Service Abstract: Are you tired of installing, configuring and patching Microsoft SQL Server? Azure SQL database maybe a way to move some of your existing infrastructure to the cloud. Depending upon your companies philosophy, it might be great for development, testing,…

Rhode Island – BI User Group – May 2014

I am happy about the opportunity to present at the Rhode Island Business Intelligence User Group on May 12, 2014. I have not been to Bryant University since last year and it will be great to see what is new since I last visited. I look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones. I will presenting the following topic. Topic: A brief introduction to Power Tools. Abstract: In recent months, there has been a big push for self service business intelligence tools by Microsoft. The center of this…