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MSBIC October 2017 Meeting

MSBIC

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

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Welcome to our October 2017 meeting!

We moved this month's meeting back a couple of weeks to take advantage of Marco Russo being in town.  It should be a great session on a topic very familiar topic.

Session: Time in Intelligence in Power BI

 

 

Time Intelligence is probably the most interesting feature of any analytical solution. Computing Year-To-Date, Month-To-Date, Same-Period-Last-Year, is quite easy in DAX but, as soon as the customer requests for time intelligence require working days’ evaluation, complex and custom calendar shapes, seasonal pattern recognition, the DAX formulas start to be harder to write.

In this session, we are going to show how to compute classical time intelligence with the built-in DAX functions. Then, we will show some more complex time intelligence formulas, which require thinking out of the box, using advanced data modeling and querying techniques to produce interesting and useful formulas.

About the Speaker

 

Marco is a Business
Intelligence consultant and mentor.  His main activities are related to data warehouse relational and multidimensional design, but he is also involved in the complete development lifecycle of a BI solution. He has particular competence and experience in sectors like financial services (including complex OLAP designs in the banking area), manufacturing, gambling, and commercial distribution.  Marco is also an author and, in addition to his BI-related publications, he has authored books about .NET programming. He is also a speaker at international conferences such as TechEd, PASS Summit, SQLRally, and SQLBits. http://www.sqlbi.com/author/marco-russo/
 

Doors will open at 5:00 for food and drinks and the session will start at 5:30 PM


Hope you can make it!

Cheers,
MSBIC

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Microsoft Offices in Las Colinas
7000 Hwy 161
Irving, TX 75039

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)


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