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Power BI with an Exciting new TWIST

SQL Saturday Atlanta (#392) Organizing Committee

Friday, May 15, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Power BI with an Exciting new TWIST

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Patrick Leblanc

Patrick Leblanc & Brian Jackson

Power BI is Microsoft’s modern platform for delivering insights on a variety of data in innovative ways.   Learn about how to ask questions of your data in natural language, deliver dashboards that update in real-time and see alerts about your data on your phone.   Learn about the dramatic changes to the way Power BI content is authored, delivered and licensed.  No SharePoint environment or expertise? No problem.  Need your data stay on premise?  No problem.  Want to use Analysis Services Tabular?  No problem. Finally, Excel is no longer the only way to design models and reports.

Patrick LeBlanc is a Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence Technical Solution Professional. He has written several blogs and articles on his blog at Along with his 10+ years experience he holds a Masters of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He is the author and co-author of four SQL Server books. Prior to joining Microsoft he was awarded Microsoft MVP award for his contributions to the community.

Brian Jackson is a Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center specializing in the application platform, which consists of SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Microsoft Azure.  He holds the Microsoft Certified Master and Microsoft Certified Architect certifications for SQL Server and has 17 years of experience on the platform.  He has spent the majority of his 20+ year career as an architect consultant in Microsoft Consulting Services and Hewlett-Packard before that.  During his time as a consultant, he has delivered enterprise class solutions for many of the Fortune 100 and the US Federal Government.

A light breakfast and lunch (not pizza) will be provided and is included in the cost of your ticket.

IMPORTANT: Registration for a precon session does NOT include registration for SQL Saturday on May 16 - please register here (it's free!) for Saturday's event.

Have questions about Power BI with an Exciting new TWIST? Contact SQL Saturday Atlanta (#392) Organizing Committee

When & Where

Georgia State University Alpharetta Center
3775 Brookside Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30022

Friday, May 15, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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SQL Saturday Atlanta (#392) Organizing Committee

In conjunction with AtlantaMDF (Redgate's Best User Group Tribal Award winner for the last 2 years), the SQL Saturday Atlanta Organizing Committee has put together record-breaking SQL Saturdays for the last five years. Pre-conference training is one of the best values in deep SQL Server technical training, offering nationally known speakers presenting full-day sessions for roughly 1/3 the price charged by national conferences. Pre-conference sessions are designed to appeal equally to SQL Server DBAs, Developers, and BI Professionals. #SQLSatATL

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