SQL Saturday #223
SQL Saturday is a training event for
SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This
event will be held Saturday Aug 24th 2013 at the Sheraton Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Road Midwest City, OK 73110. Admittance to this
event is free, but there is an optional $10.00 fee so that we can provide a lunch
- not pizza! Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and
colleagues know about the event.
OFFICIAL SQL SATURDAY
OKC PRECON - FRIDAY 8/23/13
Practical Self-Service BI with PowerPivot for Excel by William E. Pearson
SQL Server MVP and Business Intelligence
Architect Bill Pearson leads this full-day, hands-on introduction to using
PowerPivot for Excel to deliver self-service business intelligence. The
focus of the course is to help those new to PowerPivot to become familiar with
the assembly of data from diverse sources into models that deliver business
intelligence upon demand. Participants will gain exposure to accessing
and relating data, and to employing the Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
language, to construct and share PowerPivot applications that support analysis
and reporting throughout the enterprise.
Bill Pearson, MVP (SQL Server BI), CPA, CITP, CMA, CIA, MCDBA, MCSE, is
a consultant, author, mentor and business intelligence architect who has been
working with business intelligence for over 18 years, and with the integrated
Microsoft Business Intelligence solution since its inception. Bill has
been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Player multiple times for his
technical experience implementing Microsoft BI, as well as his contributions to
the community as an author and speaker. Bill’s recent series’ include the
Stairway to MDX and Stairway to PowerPivot
and DAX columns at SQLServerCentral.com, and he presents regularly at SQL Saturdays and other
diverse events all over the United States and elsewhere.
Upon completion of this course,
attendees will be able to:
- Assemble and relate data from diverse sources into a
PowerPivot model to support self-service business intelligence
- Employ DAX functions to create basic calculations
within the PowerPivot data model
- Construct PowerPivot applications that support
enterprise analysis and reporting
- Understand deployment options for PowerPivot via
*We do ask that you consider to OPT-IN for the Sponsors of this event. Without their assistance, we cannot bring this FREE event to you. You can always opt-out if and when they contact! Thank you for your consideration.
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