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  • Formulating a Power BI Enterprise Strategy Seminar – Atlanta

    August 8, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 9955 Views

    A year ago Microsoft unveiled the new Power BI platform consisting of the PowerBI.com cloud service, Power BI Desktop, and Power BI Mobile. Since then, Prologika has helped organizations of all sizes to plan and adopt Power BI. Packed with features, Power BI supports a dizzying variety of features and integration scenarios but it might be difficult to understand how Power BI fits in your data analytics ecosystem. Join Prologika and Microsoft for a 3-hour free seminar on Wednesday, August 31th, 8:30 AM -12 PM...

  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on July 25th

    July 24, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 23495 Views

    MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI and Power BI Group meeting on July 25th at 6:30 PM. Shabnam Watson will teach you MDX fundamentals. Pyramid Analytics, our sponsor, will show us why they are Microsoft Power BI preferred vendor. And I'll demo the Power BI Publisher for Excel. Rate this meeting http://aka.ms/PUGSurvey, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: A SQL Developer’s Guide to MDX Basics Level: Intermediate Date: Monday, July 25th, 2016 Time 6:30 – 8:30 PM ET Place: South...

  • Presentation for SQL Saturday Chattanooga

    June 19, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 1469 Views

    SQL Saturday Chattanooga will take place on June 25st at UT Chattanooga EMC Building, 784 Vine Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37403, United States. Your humble correspondent will sponsor the event and present "What's New for BI in SQL Server 2016" scheduled to start at 3:45 PM (the organizers decided to keep the best for last J). Join me for an hour of coverage of my favorite SQL Server 2016 new BI features. Get your questions answered. SQL Server 2016 delivers many...

  • Applied MDS and DQS Training Class Available

    May 31, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 13662 Views

    In my opinion, every mid-size to large organization should have a solution for master data management. Based on my observations, data quality issues have reached a pandemic level. Ironically, putting a "lipstick on the pig" with some cool visualizations appears to have a higher priority on the BI roadmap but it's just masking the underlying issues. The focus should be on centralizing data management and improving data quality. I know this is easier said than done and the problem is further...

  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on May 23th

    May 15, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 19445 Views

    MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI Group meeting on May 23th and 6:30 PM. I'll present the self-service data shaping and transformation capabilities in Power BI. Then Alteryx, who is also sponsoring the event, will show us how to bring Power BI data transformation and analytics even further with their products. I'll also showcase two interesting Power BI new features: narratives and row-level security. Rate this meeting http://aka.ms/PUGSurvey, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: Self-service Data Preparation...

  • Presentation for SQL Saturday Atlanta

    May 15, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 14168 Views

    SQL Saturday Atlanta will take place on May 21st. Your humble correspondent will present "What's New for BI in SQL Server 2016" scheduled to start at 8:15 AM. Join me for an hour of coverage of my favorite SQL Server 2016 new BI features. Get your questions answered. SQL Server 2016 delivers many data analytics and information management new features and enhancements. Join this session to discover what's new for BI in Database Engine, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, and MDS. I'll...

  • Prologika Power BI Showcase – Supply Chain

    April 27, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 11827 Views

    I'm excited to announce the second Prologika Power BI Showcase - Supply Chain that was added to the Power BI Partner portal! It's based on the work we did for the world's largest package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions. Prologika designed a Power BI-based solution for a Fortune 50 organization to consolidate data sources and customer service reports and make them available on mobile devices. Problem This large organization wanted to strengthen its value and growth by redesigning...

  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on Apr 25th

    April 21, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 1337 Views

    MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI Group meeting on Apr 25th and 6:30 PM. Paco Gonzalez will present the Azure Internet of Things(IoT) and I'll show you Power BI Embedded Azure cloud service. SolidQ will sponsor the event. Don't forget to RSVP at atlantabi.sqlpass.org so we can't an accurate headcount. Rate this meeting http://aka.ms/PUGSurvey, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: Introduction to Azure Internet of Things (IoT) Level: Intermediate Date: Monday, April 25th, 2016 Time 6:30 –...

  • Atlanta MS BI Group Meeting on Mar 28th

    March 24, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 12278 Views

    Atlanta MS BI fans, join me for the next Atlanta MS BI Group meeting on Mar 28th and 6:30 PM. Luis Figueroa will show us how to do cloud ETL with Azure Data Factory. Allegient will sponsor the event. Don't forget to register at atlantabi.sqlpass.org. ate this meeting http://aka.ms/PUGSurvey, PUG ID: 104 Presentation: A Closer Look at Azure Data Factory Level: Intermediate Date: Monday, March 28th, 2016 Time 6:30 – 8:30 PM ET Place: South Terraces Building (Auditorium Room) 115...

  • Prologika Power BI Showcase

    February 4, 2016 / No Comments » / Views: 6675 Views

    Microsoft launched a Power BI Partner Showcase section to help you "find the right solution for your organization" from certified partners like Prologika. I'm excited to announce the first Prologika Power BI Showcase! It's based on the work we did for an insurance company. This solution transformed the organization's data into a key strategic business asset, empowering employees like never before. It currently includes over 300 performance measures that can be analyzed across various dimensions, enabling business to collaborate and...