Sponsored By: Blue Fin Data (http://www.bluefindata.com/)
5:45 - 6:15 pm: Networking and Dinner with the other user groups
6:15 - 6:30 pm: Announcements and Sponsor Message
6:30 - 7:00 pm: User Group business
7:00 - 8:00 pm: Main Topic Speaker
8:00 - 8:30 pm: Raffle and Giveaways
Main Topic: SQL Server SSRS 101
Main Topic Summary: Ground floor introduction to the tools and best practices surrounding SQL Server's built-in web-based, enterprise-level reporting engine.
Main Topic Bios: William Assaf and David Nguyen, Sparkhound
William and David are development consultants at Sparkhound focusing on SQL Server development and administration, are certified SQL Server professionals, and graduates of the LSU ISDS program (10 years apart!).
Posted May 6, 2015, 6:42 AM by BRSSUG SQLPass BatonRouge
Join BRSSUG Founder and Microsoft TSP Patrick Leblanc to learn how to use Microsoft’s self-service Business Intelligence platform, Power BI. In the first part of the session, the instructor will lead you through a Microsoft dataset and demo teaching you the basic elements of Power BI.
Each attendee should bring his or her laptop with a copy of Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus or Professional Plus 2013 installed, specifically Excel. In addition, each person should ensure that Power Query has been installed on their machine. Power Query can be downloaded from this link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39379.
As part of this course, students will be creating:
· Data Mash-ups: Discover and Combine Data using Power Query
· Create Data Models using Power Pivot
· Share Data: Learn how to add your data to the catalog for others to use
· Explore, Visualize Data using Power View
12:00 PM – Arrivals & Networking 12:30 PM– Introductions and Overview 1:00 PM - Power BI Lab Walk through 2:30 PM - Break 4:15 PM – Wrap-up & Close
Space at these exclusive events is limited, so please reserve your spot today.
Starts: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:00 PM Ends: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:30 PM Time zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) WelcomeTime: 11:30 AM Location: Sparkhound Corporate Office
Suite 600 (6th floor, look for signs) 2900 Westfork Drive Baton RougeLouisiana70827