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May 2019 CBIG Meeting - Introduction to DAX

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Microsoft Office - left building, 2nd door from entrance roundabout

8055 Microsoft Way

Charlotte, NC 28273

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May 2019 CBIG Meeting: Introduction to DAX

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

5:30 pm: Dinner and networking with fellow CBIG members

6:00 pm: Introductions

6:10 pm: Power BI Tips with Michele Hart

6:20 pm: Main presentation with Venkatesh Umamaheswaran

Session Topic: Introduction to DAX

Session Description: This is an introductory session about the DAX language. DAX (Data Analysis eXpressions) is the native language of Power BI, Power Pivot for Excel, and Tabular models in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services as well as Azure Analysis Services. This session will set you up to take advantage of DAX to turbo charge your Power BI solutions. The target audience is geared towards business users and/or data analysts who are familiar with Power BI and/or Excel and want to leverage these technologies to support reporting and create better insights through visualizations.

Presenter: Venkatesh Umamaheswaran is a BI Data Analyst at XPO Logistics at Charlotte, NC. He has a passion for Data Science and an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. He believes that “Data is useless by itself, data is only useful when you apply it.” He loves applying statistical and analytical techniques to data and likes exploring several approaches to build a perfect model. He earned his M.S. in Information Technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and specializes in Data Science and Business Analytics. He is a sports lover, fitness enthusiast and an athlete. Connect via LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/venkatesh-umamaheswaran/

Meeting Location: Microsoft Office, 8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC 28273. We're in the AP1/1002 Redwood Conference Room in the left building - the 2nd door farthest from the entrance.


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