5:30 pm: Dinner and networking with fellow CBIG members
6:00 pm: Intro & "Spotlight Sponsor" presentation from Mariner
6:15 pm: Presentation by Joe Dib, Data Solutions Practice Manager, Cardinal Solutions
Topic: Overview of BI in SQL Server 2012
Description: A tour of SQL Server 2012 looking at different areas pertinent to Business Intelligence. This is a high level overview with some demonstrations. This session is perfect for managers and/or developers. We will also discuss how Microsoft tools of Excel, SharePoint, and SQL Server form the complete BI offering for self-service BI solutions and/or enterprise-wide BI platform.
About CBIG: The Charlotte BI Group (http://www.charbigroup.com) is a technical user group focused on Business Intelligence topics. As a member, you will learn about development, configuration & administration of the Microsoft BI stack + related toolsets. From time to time we'll also cover other important BI skills like analysis, requirements, usability, and testing. Our meetings will approach learning in a casual, fun & social way. You'll be given lots of opportunities to get to know fellow BI, SQL Server, and Data Analyst professionals in the area.