Next Meeting: Wed, Feb 24 2016

Navigating through Microsoft BI Tools

Speaker: Brijeet Akula, BIDW Architect Unity Point Health

Summary: This is an exciting time in the BI world! It seems like everyday new companies are entering this space by offering various types of tools that aim to provide self-service BI and flashy charts. Microsoft currently has three main offerings in this space, DataZen, Power BI and SSRS. It is very easy to get excited over these new offering and start using them for all solutions. We will spend this time carefully evaluating each of these offerings (including the new SSRS 2016), going over their strengths and weaknesses. Our goal will be to come out of this presentation with a clear understanding of which tool to use when and for what specific use case.

About Brijeet: Has been working with Databases ranging in Microsoft products, MySQL and proprietary systems for over 10Yrs. Over the past 5Yrs, he has been working more exclusively with SQL Server and the Microsoft stack. He has worked on both sides of the fence, as a DBA and a Developer. Currently, he is working at UnityPoint Health as a Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Architect

Agenda

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM: General Announcements
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM: Dinner &Networking
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM: Main Presentation
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM: Raffle Prizes & Wrap-up

When

Event Time : Wed, Feb 24 2016 17:30 - 20:00 (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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Where

Meeting Location: 5218 E Terrace Dr Madison, Wisconsin


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https://meet.lync.com/madpass/brijeet/8H6Y6KTC

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