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Sessions and preconference at Microsoft Ignite and PASS Summit

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

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Conferences and Training in Australia Feb/Mar 2016 #dax #sqlsaturday

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

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User group session in Amsterdam on Nov 26, 2016: Toolkit for #dax optimization

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.

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Announcements at PASS Summit 2015: #SSAS CTP3 and more #sqlpass #summit15

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

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PASS Summit 2015 and news about on-premises BI #ssas #tabular #sqlpass

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

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A new hope. Tale from SQL Saturday 454 #sqlsat454

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

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Amsterdam PASS UG Meeting on March 18 #dax #tabular #powerpivot

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

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Microsoft shut down MCM/MCSM/MCA programs–my recap #msmcm

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

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Not selected as a speaker at PASS Summit 2013 #sqlpass #sqlfamily

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.

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How Far Can You Push Tabular? Birds of a Feather at TechEd 2013–North America #msteched #ssas #tabular

I and Alberto Ferrari will moderate the following Birds of a Feather session at TechEd North America 2013 : CODE: BOF-ITP21 TITLE: How Far Can You Push Tabular? SPEAKER: A. Ferrari; M. Russo TIMESLOT: June 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm ROOM: 263 Abstract: Tabular