• Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on January 30th

    January 27, 2017 / No Comments » / Views: 35913 Views

    MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI and Power BI Group meeting on Monday, January 30th at 6:30 PM. One of our most experienced consultants, Neal Waterstreet, will share his real-life experience in master data management with SQL Server MDS. I'll update you on the latest with Power BI and SQL Server 2017. Prologika will sponsor the meeting. Rate this meeting, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: Master Data Management with SQL Server 2016 MDS Level: Intermediate Date:...

  • Customer Success Case – ZynBit

    January 23, 2017 / No Comments » / Views: 9252 Views

    One of our customers, ZynBit, made the Power BI blog today! Initially, ZynBit was considering Tableau but abandoned it in favor of Power BI because of the Power BI superior data modeling capabilities and the cost effective licensing model of Power BI Embedded. Prologika helped ZynBit to transition their solution to Power BI, including designing the data model and integrating reports with Power BI Embedded. Read our case study here.

  • Make BI Great Again!

    January 19, 2017 / No Comments » / Views: 30610 Views

    …with the second edition of my "Applied Microsoft Power BI" book. After seven books and starting from scratch every time, I finally got to write a revision! Thoroughly revised to reflect the current state of Power BI, it added more than 20% new content and probably that much content was rewritten to keep up with the ever changing world of Power BI. Because I had to draw a line somewhere, Applied Microsoft Power BI (2nd Edition) covers all features that...

  • A Special Cyber Training Offer This Week!

    December 6, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 18695 Views

    What a better gift to give you than increasing your BI IQ? Don't miss my highly-discounted ($150 per person only) Power BI Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) session this Friday! It's one of the three precon sessions of SQL Server Saturday BI Edition 2016. There are only three days left to register and there are still a few seats available. Then, join me on Saturday at 9 AM at SQL Saturday to learn how to embed reports using Power BI Embedded....

  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on December 5th

    December 2, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 13827 Views

    MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI and Power BI Group meeting on Monday, December 5th at 6:30 PM. I'll review the tremendous success that Microsoft BI had in 2016. We'll took a glimpse of the new Power BI navigation experience. Julie Smith will talk about Azure Data Factory Slices for our Prototypes with Pizza. Enjoy catering by Subway, thanks for Microsoft sponsoring this event. Rate this meeting, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: Microsoft BI 2016 Review...

  • Power BI Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) for SQL Saturday BI

    October 25, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 39146 Views

    I'm doing a full-day Power BI Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) for SQL Saturday BI on Friday, December 9th for only $129. I'm also sponsoring the event and presenting "Embed Interactive Reports in Your Apps" presentation on Saturday at 9 AM. SQL Saturday Atlanta BI Edition is proud to announce this full day training, register at today! Power BI Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) is a one-day training designed by Microsoft to accelerate your Power BI experience with a comprehensive training...

  • Presenting at Atlanta Code Camp 2016

    October 1, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 4685 Views

    I'm presenting Power BI Embedded at Atlanta Code Camp on Saturday, October 15th. You have the app. You have the data. What if your app could put the power of analytics everywhere decisions are made and allow your customers to gain insights? Modern apps with data visualizations built-in have the power to inform decisions in context—for any user and on any device. Join me to discover how you can embed data analytics in any app and on one device powered...

  • MVP for 13 Years!

    October 1, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 58273 Views

    Microsoft awarded me again with the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for Data Platform. This is a prestigious annual award given to selected individuals in recognition for their expertise and contribution to the community. There are 387 Data Platform MVPs worldwide and 92 of them are in the United States. his makes it 13 consecutive years for me as Data Platform MVP!

  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on September 26th

    September 18, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 19662 Views

    MS BI fans, join me for the next must-attend Atlanta MS BI and Power BI Group meeting on September 26th at 6:30 PM. The Microsoft Ignite conference takes place this year in Atlanta, starting on Sep 26th. Kamal Hathi (General Manager for Power BI at Microsoft) and Pratap Ladhani (Sr. Program Manager at Microsoft) will be in town for Ignite and we will present at our meeting! This is a must attend session for everyone using or planning to use Power BI. Join...

  • 2-Day Applied Power BI Workshop – Atlanta

    August 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 2285 Views

    Are you looking for an agile self-service platform that doesn't require reporting and query skills to get basic analytics done without reliance on IT?  Or, perhaps you've heard or evaluating Power BI but not sure where to start or how to take the most out of it? If so, this workshop is for you. A year ago Microsoft unveiled the new Power BI platform consisting of the cloud service, Power BI Desktop, and Power BI Mobile. Since then, Prologika has...