PASS Summit is the largest conference about the Microsoft Data Platform technology. Started as a Professional Association for SQL Server community, now the PASS brand includes the many technologies included in the Microsoft Data Platform. It is a large and active community, and the PASS Summit is the biggest annual
In the second half of 2017 I will deliver sessions and preconference days in two big events. I’d like to recap my sessions here, let me know if you have any questions about them. Microsoft Ignite 2017 – September 25-29, 2017 – Orlando, FL Preconference full day – September 24
In a couple of weeks, I will move to Australia for 3 weeks, visiting Melbourne and Sydney for a number of events and training. This is the list of topics in public events you can attend (with link to registration pages – remember that SQL Saturday conferences
While I am teaching Mastering DAX and Optimizing DAX classes, I am always available to speech at local user group events. This week, I will present an updated version of the “Toolkit for DAX Optimization” in Amsterdam, on Thursday, November 26, 2016.
I’m sitting at the bloggers table at the Day 1 keynote of PASS Summit 2015 and I try to recap the important news for the BI community. SQL Server Analysis Services 2016 CTP 3 will be available in a few days here , but Microsoft already announced the news
I don’t usually blog about news, unless there is a relevant impact on future directions. Last week we have seen a huge number of announcements for Power BI ( Custom Visuals now available to anyone through a gallery online, you can import them in also
This is one of the few non-technical posts of this blog. Just skip it if you want to quickly come back to 100% BI related topics. Last Saturday we run the SQL Saturday 454 in Turin . I was part of the organization, and actually I was one of the promoters
I will be in Amsterdam for the Advanced DAX Workshop on March 17-19, 2014 (hint: there are still a few seats available if you want to do a last-minute registration), and the evening of March 18 I will speak at a PASS Nederland UG meeting (between 18:30
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about MCSM for BI certification . This raised an interesting discussion about the reasons why such a certification does not exists, whether it was really necessary, what it should include, and so on. There was
I received the communication from the PASS Program Committee that none of my proposals have been accepted at PASS Summit 2013 . Probably this year there was too many proposals and I made a mistake not using all the possible proposals available per speaker.