Presentations

My current list of presentations is below.  If you are interested in a topic but do not see it, let me know and I’ll work on creating a session for you.

What is Power BI?

You’ve heard all the buzz about Power BI, but you have no idea what it is or how it works. This session explains what Power BI is, who can use it and why you would want to. It’s an introductory session that gives you the information you need to determine if Power BI is right for you and your organization.

Level:  Beginner/Intro

Target Audience:  Anyone who is interested in learning more about what Power BI is and if it’s right for you.  For people with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.

Slides:  What is Power BI – Updated 11/07/2017

Demo Files:  Demo Files

Upcoming Presentations:

  • None currently scheduled

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Intro to Integration Services (SSIS)?

This session is a very basic introduction to Integration Services (SSIS).  We’ll cover the basics; what it’s used for and the various parts and pieces to get you started creating your own projects in no time.  We’ll talk about packages, connections and project parameters and their respective tasks/properties.  We’ll also cover some basic performance tuning to make your packages run faster.

Level:  Beginner/Intro

Target Audience:  Anyone who is interested in learning more about what Integration Services is and if it’s right for you.  For people with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.  Perfect for the DBA who wants to start learning about the world of BI.

Slides:  What is Integration Services Updated 9/15/2017

Demo Files:  Demo Files (coming soon)

Upcoming Presentations:

  • None currently scheduled

Presented at:

Data Types Do Matter

They’re just numbers, right? A date’s a date. It’s just string data, who cares? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard these phrases. This session will help you understand why choosing the correct data type for your data is so important. It affects data quality, storage and performance. It can even produce incorrect query results.

Level:  Intermediate

Target Audience:  DBA’s and Developers

Slides:  Data Types Do Matter – Coming Soon

Demo Files:  Coming Soon

Upcoming Presentations:

Presented at:

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