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PASS Business Analytics Virtual Chapter August Meeting–Creating Forward Looking Dashboards and KPIs

Posted by denglishbi on August 7, 2014

The next PASS BA Virtual Chapter meeting is tomorrow, Thursday August 21 at 12 EST and Brian Larson will be presenting on designing dashboards and KPIs for your organization.

August 21 – Looking through the Windshield: Creating Forward-Looking Dashboards and KPIs (presented by Brian Larson)BAVCLogo (1)

Abstract: It is dangerous to drive forward while looking through the rear window. The same is true about guiding our organizations forward while looking only at the past. Yet, much of our business intelligence shows only the past. This session explores simple techniques to make our dashboards and KPIs visualize what is likely in the future. No fancy predictive algorithms are necessary–just an appreciation of what we know about our organization’s future and a recognition of past trends that are likely to continue.

Bio: Brian Larson is the Chief Technology Officer at Superior Consulting Services and has presented at SQL Server Connections, PASS Summit, and the Microsoft BI Conference. As a consultant to Microsoft, Brian contributed to the original code base of Reporting Services. Brian is the author of “Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Service: 4th Edition” and “Delivering Business Intelligence with SQL Server 2012: 3rd Edition.” as well as co-author of “Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power View.”


Just a reminder if you are planning on attending the upcoming PASS Summit Conference in Seattle, WA this November, you can save an additional $150 by using the following discount code – VCSUM04

Just a reminder if you want to stay in touch with the PASS BA Virtual Chapter here are some ways:


If you are interested in speaking we are always looking for speakers, please leave a comment or send me an email at denglishbi@gmail.com

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