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
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 Jeopardy!
Main Topic Summary: Join us for a fun and fact-filled night of SQL Jeopardy, where we will invite lucky contestants to play in a high-stakes game of Jeopardy!, SQL Server trivia style. We have amazing SQL Server User Group prizes to give away to the winners, and if the contestants can't get the answer right, we'll let the audience try to steal!