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The sixth stop of the   PUG World Tour   wrapped up on Thursday in Downtown Chicago. Attendees were met with cold, rainy weather but that didn’t stop us from having a great time. The event was filled with just over 140 attendees, great content, speakers and networking. Attendees and speakers from New Zealand, Atlanta, Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and many other cities met at the Downtown Chicago Microsoft office to spend two days learning and connecting with each other. Some highlights from the event included: An Ask the Experts Panel with Microsoft and MVP’s 60 people in the Intro to Power BI session Leila Etaati ...
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The fourth stop in the Power BI World Tour hosted by PUG wrapped up on 10/5/17 in Toronto, Ontario, the largest city in Canada and the most multi-culturally diverse city on the planet with over 140 different languages spoken! (https://www.pbiusergroup.com/pbiworldtour/locations/wt-toronto)   The event was sold out with 160 attendees and hosted excellent speakers from as far away as Poland and the Netherlands along with some fantastic content presented.   There were attendees from as far away as Vancouver and Dallas with many other cities near and far coming together at the Microsoft MPR in Mississauga offices to spend two days networking, learning ...
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The fifth stop of the   PUG World Tour   wrapped up on Thursday in sunny, San Francisco. The event was filled with 140 attendees, excellent speakers from as far away as Australia and New Zealand, and great content. Attendees from Florida, Memphis, Denver, Portland and many other cities near and far came together at the Microsoft Sunnyvale office to spend two days learning and connecting with each other. Some highlights from the event included: An Ask the Experts Panel with Microsoft and MVP’s A Microsoft Exam 778 Certification prep session with Armando Lacerda 60 people in the Advanced DAX session by Jeffrey Wang and a full house ...
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Congratulations to User Group Leader, Naveen Ajmera and the Dubai PUG on Winning the October PUG Leader Challenge . We sat down with Naveen to find out more about the Dubai User Group. Here are his answers.   What motivated you to start a PUG?   The spark to start a PUG was ignited by my love and passion for Power BI. I have this Power BI link A true love story never ends : Power BI & I to narrate my Power BI journey. Generally we see that when a business requires to get insight from its data, it depends on IT experts. What I realized that most business persons who lack fluency in IT language and IT experts lack a comprehensive ...
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Esta es la Agenda que hemos preparado para el 5º Evento del PowerBI Spain Users Group que se celebrará el próximo lunes día 2 de octubre de 2017 en las oficinas de Microsoft en Madrid, Spain en la Sala Ramón y Cajal de 16:00 a 20:00 horas: 16:00 a 16:05 Bienvenida y Presentación del Evento Dña. Paula Varona – MICROSOFT ESPAÑA 16:05 a 16:35 Capturando datos de paginas web D. Miguel Arroyo Perez – CEO en MAPERON & Co-Organizador del PUG Spain 16:35 a 17:15 Transformaciones sorprendentes con el editor de consultas de Power BI Dña. Ana María Bisbe – Lic. en Cibernética Económica con Máster en Ciencias Económicas & Member ...
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User Group Summit Nashville , October 10-13, is the can’t-miss conference for Microsoft Dynamics and Power BI users. Exclusive sessions give you a front-row seat to boosting your ability to get the job done every day - You’ll be amazed by how much you’ll gain. From roundtables to general sessions, you’ll geek out for days, swapping secrets with other users you’ll rely on for months and years to come. Organizations all across the world are leveraging Power BI to transform their data and find answers to their most important questions. Summit Nashville, known for being a powerhouse of knowledge and energy, is excited to offer expanded Power BI content, ...
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The third stop of the seven city  PUG World Tour  came to a close on Wednesday in the heart of New York City. The sold out event was loaded with great content, speakers and attendees. Power BI users of all levels traveled to the Big Apple from around the world, including Norway, Florida, Boston, Seattle and many more locations to spend two days learning and connecting with others. Some highlights from the event included: A packed Data Modeling session for the New Business User An Ask the Experts Panel with Microsoft and MVP’s A Microsoft Exam 778 Certification prep session with an MCT A Popular PowerApps and Flow session An excellent ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in San Francisco on 4-5 October at the Microsoft Office will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is   Ajay Anandan, Senior Product Manager of Power BI at Microsoft! A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in San Francisco on 4-5 October at the Microsoft Office will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Joshua Vickery, Technical Solutions Professional at Microsoft. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from my ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in New York on 19-20 September at the TKP Conference Center will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Kathy Kinnier, Managing Partner at Data Ignite. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from my session (not ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in New York on 19-20 September at the TKP Conference Center will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Dustin Ryan, Solution Architect at Microsoft. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from my session (not found ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in New York on 19-20 September at the TKP Conference Center will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Neal Levin, VP, Business Intelligence & Analytics of Rightpoint. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in New York on 19-20 September at the TKP Conference Center will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Eric Kierstead, CIO of BeavEx Incorporated. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from my session (not found ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in New York on 19-20 September at the TKP Conference Center will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Brett Powell, BI Consultant & Owner of Frontline Analytics. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from my ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in New York on 19-20 September at the TKP Conference Center will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Dan Edwards, CPA at Crowe Horwath. A "golden nugget" attendees will take away from my session (not found in the ...
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The second stop (and the last one in Europe) of the 7 city   PUG World Tour   wrapped up yesterday, and it was a resounding success! Some of the more popular sessions included- How to prepare and study for the  778  certification exam How to make business data understandable at a glance Ask the Experts – last chance questions with Microsoft and MVP’s The presenters were outstanding and feedback on the sessions reflected that! The 30 sessions, broken into three tracks (Enterprise Business Intelligence, Technical, and Power User/Business Analyst) were all well attended.  A special shout-out to our Copenhagen Content Committee! Erik Svensen ...
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Congratulations to User Group Leader, Vivek Patel and the Toronto PUG on Winning the September PUG Leader Challenge . We sat down with Vivek to find out more about the Toronto User Group. Here are his answers.   What motivated you to start a PUG? o    My Power BI Journey is a passion for BI which turned into motivation. My BI journey started in 2001 with excel > 2004-Reporting Services > 2009-Performance Point Server 2007 > 2010-PowerPivot for Excel 2010 and PowerPivot for SharePoint > 2012-Power Pivot + Power View > 2013-Power Query + Power Map and on July 24, 2015 to Power BI. o    By Understanding ...
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The first stop of the 7 city PUG World Tour wrapped up today, and what a wrap it was! In fact, the final sessions on the second day (scheduled for 1 ½ hour) all went over their allotted time. It was a fantastic way to end the conference with these three sessions: How to prepare and study for the  778  certification exam How to translate the concepts learned into real-life business scenarios Ask the Experts – last chance questions with Microsoft and MVP’s The 26 presenters were of course the star of the show and they certainly deserve their fame! The 30 sessions, broken into three tracks (Enterprise Business Intelligence, Technical, and Power ...
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Una de las mejores integraciones y funcionalidad que he experimentado recientemente es la integracion de Viso y Power BI combinados y trabajando juntos.  La capacidad de mezclar mapas, planos y flujos con analisis y visualizacion de datos, lleva el 'Business Intelligence' a otro nivel. La integracion de Visio ofrece una capacidad para representar los datos de Power BI bastante flexible ¿Se imagina representar los datos de Power BI en flujos de trabajo de procesos empresariales o en un diseño real como plano de planta, diseño industrial o en un organigrama o cualquier ilustración de su elección? Con Microsoft Visio, se pueden crear fácilmente estos diagramas ...
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The upcoming  Power BI World Tour  in Copenhagen on 28-29 August at Microsoft Lyngby will have over twenty-seven educational sessions led by Industry Experts. But what is an Industry Expert? These are active members of the Power BI community who have volunteered to share what they've learned through their years of industry experience by speaking at events, writing articles and leading webinars. Their knowledge and expertise make them trusted resources in the community. One of such expert presenters at The Power BI World Tour is Peter Kjær, PPM Consultant at ProActive A/S. I am looking forward to: Networking! My advice for Power BI users ...
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