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MN SQLSaturday #796 Pre-Cons

Posted by denglishbi on September 13, 2018

We are just a few weeks out from #sqlsatmn and over 250 have registered! Don’t miss out on securing your spot, register today! sqlsat796


Checkout pre-con events and the earl-bird pricing while it lasts:)  Early-bird pricing on pre-cons ends 9/14, so sign-up today and save:)

We have paid, full-day pre-conference sessions on Friday, October 5th, 2018 (also at Saint Paul College).

These full day training sessions are a great value, current early-bird pricing of only $99 plus fees! (early-bird pricing is good through Friday, September 14 and then the price will increase to $125)

Click the links below to get more details about the pre-con training events:

You must register and pay through Eventbrite for these pre-cons.


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MN SQLSaturday #796 Schedule Posted – Oct 6

Posted by denglishbi on August 27, 2018

The schedule has been posted for this year’s Minnesota SQLSaturday event which will be held on October 6 at Saint Paul College. sqlsat796

I will be speaking in the afternoon on Power BI: Dashboard in an Hour Walk-Through.

This session will provide a walk-through example showcasing the Power BI tools including the Desktop, Service, and Mobile application. You will see how you can quickly access and explore data and gain insights from any device as well as collaborate and share the content with others. The content and examples will be provided after the session so that you can go through the walk-through examples on your own.

This session is perfect for anyone that is new to Power BI and is looking for an overview and a demonstration of what the toolset can do and provide for reporting and analytics.



Make sure you register today and secure your spot before it fills up – register now!

Hope to see you there!

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MN SQLSaturday #796 – Oct 6

Posted by denglishbi on July 9, 2018

This year’s MN SQLSaturday will be on October 6 at the same venue as last year, the Saint Paul College. This is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence, Database Development and Analytics.

SQLSaturday #796 - Minnesota 2018


The call for speakers ends on Sunday, July 15.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!





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MN SQLSaturday #682–Oct 7

Posted by denglishbi on August 31, 2017

The schedule has been posted for this year’s Minnesota SQLSaturday event which will be held on October 7 at Saint Paul College.SQLSaturday #682 - Minnesota 2017

I will be speaking in the afternoon on Analyzing Healthcare Open Data with Power BI.

In this session we will explore and evaluate Healthcare data that is freely available to the public. You will see how easily we can consume and integrate the data to analyze and investigate. In the demos you will see some of the latest enhancements and features that have been included with Power BI such as ArcGIS (Esri) maps, forecasting, Top N filtering, grouping / binning, clustering, custom R visuals, and maybe a few more along the way. If you are interested in Open Data, Healthcare, or have to perform a lot of data manipulation in Excel or other tools to provide analysis for your job then this is the session for you. Leverage the free capabilities of Power BI, advanced analytics, and help simplify your everyday workload and wow your boss!


Hope to see you there!

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