Schedule

Here is our schedule for the upcoming event. We've done our best to provide a good mix of topics and skill levels, we hope you'll find something of interest throughout the day. Our thanks to the speakers listed below for volunteering their time, we couldn't do it without them. If there are schedule changes we will make them here as they happen. We encourage you to check back a few days before the event just in case we have had to move one of your favorite sessions.

Note: Some speakers alternately upload their sessions to their own blog sites, which you can locate their site when you click on their session below.

Start TimeMicrosoft SQL Server 2014 - Room: Pentland EastBusiness Intelligence - Business Track - Room: Pentland WestBusiness Intelligence – Technical Track - Room: Salisbury Room
08:30 AMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
  
08:45 AMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Kevin Chant

Delivering PowerView with SQL Server 2014 and SharePoint 2013

Level: Beginner
André Kamman

Automate your SSIS development with BIML

Level: Intermediate
09:45 AMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Mark Stacey

BI is maturing - BI applications for specific industries

Level: Non-Technical
Kennie Pontoppidan

Partitioning as a design pattern

Level: Advanced
10:45 AMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
  
11:00 AMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Chris Testa-O'Neill

Implementing and Managing PowerBI for the Business.

Level: Beginner
Rasmus Reinholdt

Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tables

Level: Intermediate
12:00 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Regis Baccaro

Power View and the Cube

Level: Intermediate
Niko Neugebauer

Clustered Columnstore Deep Dive

Level: Advanced
01:00 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
  
02:00 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Tillmann Eitelberg Oliver Engels

Web Analytics with Microsoft BI

Level: Intermediate
Neil Hambly

MDS and DQS - Beyond the TLAs to Data Quality

Level: Beginner
03:15 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
  
03:30 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Mihail Mateev

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Cloud Reporting

Level: Intermediate
Microsoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
04:30 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
Brian Bønk

Dynamic Partitioning Cubes

Level: Advanced
 
05:30 PMMicrosoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
 Microsoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical


Submitted Sessions

Here is the list of sessions submitted so far. Our goal is to feature as many different speakers and topics as possible, but space limitations prevent us from accepting every session. This list is also a great way for those thinking about speaking to see what might be on the agenda and enter a session that doesn't collide with an existing one.

TitleSpeakerLevel
---Eric LawsonBeginner
??? Question ??? - Has Power BI Q&A the answer?Oliver EngelsBeginner
4 things that could optimize your data warehouseDavid Peter HansenIntermediate
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Analytical Data Mining - Using Data Mining to Understand DataPaul te BraakIntermediate
Analyzing Text with SQL Server 2014Dejan SarkaAdvanced
Autogenerating a process data warehouseKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
Automate your SSIS development with BIMLAndré KammanIntermediate
BI is maturing - BI applications for specific industriesMark StaceyNon-Technical
BIML - the next step in Agile datawarehousingRegis BaccaroIntermediate
Clustered Columnstore Deep DiveNiko NeugebauerAdvanced
Creating BI applications on Windows Azure with Visual Studio LightSwitchMihail MateevIntermediate
Data quality with DQS component in Integration ServicesAlexander KarlIntermediate
Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012David DyeAdvanced
Deep dive into SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012 internalsDavid Peter HansenAdvanced
Delivering PowerView with SQL Server 2014 and SharePoint 2013Kevin ChantBeginner
Design a Metro Style Dashboard with Excel & PowerPErik SvensenAdvanced
Dos and Don'ts of Columnstore indexesRasmus ReinholdtAdvanced
Dynamic Partitioning CubesBrian BønkAdvanced
Fraud Detection – Notes From the FieldDejan SarkaAdvanced
High Performance Statistical QueriesDejan SarkaAdvanced
Identity Mapping and De-Duplicating Dejan SarkaAdvanced
Implementing and Managing PowerBI for the Business.Chris Testa-O'NeillBeginner
Integration Services SCD (slowly changing dimensions) with T-SQL MERGE instead of SCD-ControlAlexander KarlIntermediate
Location Location Location Preparing and Presenting Geographic DataDavid DyeBeginner
M versus P versus R - Languages for Data ExplorationOliver Engels Julian BreunungIntermediate
Market Basket AnalysisDejan SarkaAdvanced
MDS and DQS - Beyond the TLAs to Data QualityNeil HamblyBeginner
MDX, it is not that hard!Peter ter BraakeIntermediate
Microsoft Master Data Services - Used for more than just data managementKenneth NielsenAdvanced
Microsoft PDW - What is this acronym about?Kenneth NielsenIntermediate
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SessionsMicrosoft MicrosoftNon-Technical
Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tablesRasmus ReinholdtIntermediate
Overview of a PDW projectMark StaceyIntermediate
Partitioning as a design patternKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
Power BI - The self service BI Lifecycle in the cloudOliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergBeginner
Power View and the CubeRegis BaccaroIntermediate
Reporting Services with Geospatial VisualizationAlexander KarlIntermediate
Siena calling! Project Siena a RBID App?Oliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergBeginner
Smart SSIS with BIMLJoão LopesIntermediate
SSIS Patterns-Performance testing, parallel packagMark StaceyIntermediate
Ten cool trics in SSRSPeter ter BraakeIntermediate
The BI Trinity: modelling, reputation & the data analystEric LawsonBeginner
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Cloud ReportingMihail MateevIntermediate
Transitioning from Reporting to Business Intelligence SolutionsEric LawsonNon-Technical
Usage of R in SQL Server for better data understandingTomaz KastrunIntermediate
Web Analytics with Microsoft BITillmann Eitelberg Oliver EngelsIntermediate
Whaf if I could use my Microsoft BI tools on my wife…David SmeetsNon-Technical


Suggested Sessions

Thinking about participating as a speaker but no ideas for the topic? Often our attendees will have an idea for you! Or, submit a suggestion of your own.

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