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October 12th User Group Meeting

  • 1.  October 12th User Group Meeting

    Silver Contributor
    Posted Oct 03, 2017 03:16 PM

    Please join us on October 12th at Microsoft for the Power BI User Group Meeting from 5 - 8 PM at Microsoft: 45 Liberty Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355. We hope you plan to attend this meeting where we have lined up sever exciting and informative speakers.

    Register Here: http://powerbiphilly.workoutloud.com/Event/20171012


    5:00 Check-In & Networking

    5:30 Recap Power BI World Tour NYC & What's New In Power BI

    6:00 Let's Talk About Your Model

    With examples of real problems and (attempted) solutions, this presentation will examine dimensional modeling techniques which simplify and speed up measure evaluation. A fast-paced and language/tool-agnostic look at some common and uncommon reporting scenarios, including:

    • All manner of date calculations and comparisons
    • Slowly changing dimensions
    • Events in progress
    • Conditional evaluation of measures

    By the end of this talk, you should have a stronger understanding of the right questions to ask that will make your BI solution simpler for end users and more performant at run-time.

    6:45 Break & Networking

    7:00 Power BI Hosting Demystified

    Free, Pro, Premium, Report Server – what does it all mean? Microsoft has been making a lot of changes to the licensing around Power BI. This presentation will clarify what each of these licensing models offer and help guide you in choosing the right model for your organization.

    7:45 Wrap Up & Networking



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    Caitlin Schober
    Power BI User Group of Philly Event Coordinator
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