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SQL Saturday #117 Pre-Con with William E. Pearson III - Practical Self-Service BI with PowerPivot for Excel!
Friday, June 1, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Want to get some great SQL training but can't afford to go to SQL Pass, SQL Connections, or some other big SQL Server conference? Would you like to extend your SQL Saturday experience with a full-day of SQL Server knowledge from SQL Server MVP and William E. Pearson III? What if I told you that you could get this training for less than the cost of parking at the airport for one of those fancy conferences, would you be interested?
If you answered yes to any of the question above the SQL Saturday #117Pre-Conference is where you want to be. For the low cost of only $99 you will not only get training from SQL MVP William E. Pearson III, but we are also going to throw in your lunch for free. This is the same pre-conference material that you would pay $500 plus the cost of the conference to get at something like SQL Pass or SQL Connections. And you only need to travel to Columbus, Ohio, located right in the center of Ohio.
We have limited tickets for this event so be sure to get your tickets while they last!!
Practical Self-Service BI with PowerPivot for Excel
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 MDXand 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.