Next Meeting: Wed, Aug 26 2015

Why You Need SQL Server Analysis Services

Speaker: Phillip Labry, Sr. BI Engineer Skyline Technologies

Summary: Do you write a lot of SSRS reports with SQL queries or stored procedures? Have you heard about analysis services but don't know if it's a good fit for you? Are you trying to decide whether you should go with Tabular or OLAP? Are you thinking about using Power BI? In this session Phillip will go over use cases for Analysis Services and highlight the differences and strengths of each flavor of SSAS. If you have a data warehouse and aren't using SSAS come learn how SSAS will make your users happy, self service BI users.

About Phillip: Phillip Labry is a Senior BI Consultant at Skyline Technologies with over 15 years experience in SQL Server and over 25 in IT. He has been lucky enough to work on data projects spanning telecom, banking, retail, law enforcement, health care, insurance and energy sectors. As a BI Engineer he provides clients with training and builds solutions utilizing the full MS BI stack. He is an active member of the Madison, WI PASS chapter and speaks at events in the USA and Canada.


  • 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM: General Announcements
  • 5:45 PM - 6:00 PM: Election
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Dinner & Networking
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Main Presentation


Event Time : Wed, Aug 26 2015 17:30 - 20:00 Central Daylight Time
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Meeting Location: 5250 East Terrace Drive Madison, Wisconsin

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