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Baton Rouge SharePoint User Group Meeting - November 2012

Baton Rouge SharePoint User Group

Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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Baton Rouge SharePoint User Group – Meeting #9 – 11/1/2012


Schedule: Thursday, November 1st 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Topic:  Unleash the Power of SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence in SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2013 Preview


With the recent release of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and the upcoming release of SharePoint Server 2013, we will examine the enhancements to the Business Intelligence capabilities in SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 and SharePoint Server 2013.  In this presentation, we’ll examine the changes to PowerPivot for SharePoint, the new Power View (previously codenamed ‘Project Crescent’) functionality, as well as architectural and capacity planning changes necessary in utilizing SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services as a full-blown, native SharePoint Service Application (SA).  Finally, we’ll cover the steps to optimize PowerPivot data for Power View consumption.


Attendees should be experienced with the SharePoint Service Application (SA) architecture, and have experience with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).  Additionally, exposure to tabular data models and/or SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) will be beneficial.


Bio:  Miguel Wood is the Director, Central Region and Chief SharePoint Architect for Planet Technologies, a National Systems Integrator (NSI) partner of Microsoft. Previously, he served as President and CEO of TekFocus, a minority-owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Miguel’s background includes consulting and mentoring organizations to better utilize technology to improve business processes. Miguel holds numerous Microsoft and industry certifications, including being one of the first to earn the prestigious Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) for SharePoint 2010, of which only a few in the world have attained. He has had the opportunity to train Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) and Product Support Specialist (PSS) roles within Microsoft around the world on various products and technologies in the Microsoft stack. His areas of focus include SQL Server, .NET programming, Security, Windows Server, and, of course, all released versions of SharePoint. Prior to his current positions, Miguel worked as a consultant for Sapient Corporation. He attended Louisiana State University (LSU), majoring in both Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering and is also a member of the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity. While at LSU, he was a lead singer for a rock band.  He has been stationed and travelled around the world while serving in the United States Army for over five years as an Airborne Infantryman. He resides in Dallas with his wife and two sons.. 


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Associated Grocers
8600 Anselmo Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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