Schedule

Here is our schedule for the upcoming event. We've done our best to provide a good mix of topics and skill levels, we hope you'll find something of interest throughout the day. Our thanks to the speakers listed below for volunteering their time, we couldn't do it without them. If there are schedule changes we will make them here as they happen. We encourage you to check back a few days before the event just in case we have had to move one of your favorite sessions.

Note: Some speakers alternately upload their sessions to their own blog sites, which you can locate their site when you click on their session below.

Start TimeBusiness Intelligence - Business Track - Room: Pentland WestBusiness Intelligence – Technical Track - Room: Pentland East Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Applied - Room: Salisbury
08:45 AMJen Stirrup

Keynote and Introduction: SQL Server 2014 and BI overview

Level: Beginner
Jen Stirrup

Keynote and Introduction: SQL Server 2014 and BI overview

Level: Beginner
Jen Stirrup

Keynote and Introduction: SQL Server 2014 and BI overview

Level: Beginner
09:00 AMKennie Pontoppidan

Partitioning as a design pattern

Level: Advanced
Jen Stirrup

A One Hour Data Analysts Toolkit: using R and Power View

Level: Advanced
James Rowland Jones

Migrating to PDW? Lessons from the Field

Level: Intermediate
10:00 AMFusion IO

Fusion-io: Unleashing the full performance of SQL

Level: Advanced
André Kamman

Automate your SSIS development with BIML

Level: Intermediate
Ian MacDonald

Basket Analysis using BI Office and Analysis Services Tabular Edition

Level: Beginner
11:15 AMRegis Baccaro

Power View and the Cube

Level: Intermediate

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Rasmus Reinholdt

Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tables

Level: Intermediate

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Jonathan Woodward

Big data. Small data. All Data.

Level: Beginner
12:45 PMFusion IO

Fusion-io: A whole new level of performance

Level: Beginner
James Rowland-Jones

PDW Q & A

Level: Beginner
Microsoft Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Sessions

Level: Non-Technical
01:30 PMTillmann Eitelberg Oliver Engels

Web Analytics with Microsoft BI

Level: Intermediate

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Neil Hambly

MDS and DQS - Beyond the TLAs to Data Quality

Level: Beginner
Paul Bunting

Case Study: Self Service BI within Manufacturing

Level: Intermediate

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02:30 PMMihail Mateev

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Cloud Reporting

Level: Intermediate

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Kennie Pontoppidan

Autogenerating a process data warehouse

Level: Advanced
Niko Neugebauer

Clustered Columnstore Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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04:00 PMBrian Bønk

Dynamic Partitioning Cubes

Level: Advanced

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Chris Testa-O'Neill

Implementing and Managing PowerBI for the Business.

Level: Beginner
Allan Mitchell

SQOOP - Taking relational data to Hadoop and back again

Level: Intermediate


Submitted Sessions

Here is the list of sessions submitted so far. Our goal is to feature as many different speakers and topics as possible, but space limitations prevent us from accepting every session. This list is also a great way for those thinking about speaking to see what might be on the agenda and enter a session that doesn't collide with an existing one.

TitleSpeakerLevel
??? Question ??? - Has Power BI Q&A the answer?Oliver EngelsBeginner
4 things that could optimize your data warehouseDavid Peter HansenIntermediate
A One Hour Data Analysts Toolkit: using R and Power ViewJen StirrupAdvanced
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Autogenerating a process data warehouseKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
Automate your SSIS development with BIMLAndré KammanIntermediate
Basket Analysis using BI Office and Analysis Services Tabular Edition Ian MacDonaldBeginner
BI is maturing - BI applications for specific industriesMark StaceyNon-Technical
Big data. Small data. All Data.Jonathan WoodwardBeginner
BIML - the next step in Agile datawarehousingRegis BaccaroIntermediate
Case Study: Self Service BI within ManufacturingPaul BuntingIntermediate
Clustered Columnstore Deep DiveNiko NeugebauerAdvanced
Creating BI applications on Windows Azure with Visual Studio LightSwitchMihail MateevIntermediate
Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012David DyeAdvanced
Deep dive into SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012 internalsDavid Peter HansenAdvanced
Dos and Don'ts of Columnstore indexesRasmus ReinholdtAdvanced
Dynamic Partitioning CubesBrian BønkAdvanced
Fusion-io: A whole new level of performanceFusion IOBeginner
Fusion-io: Unleashing the full performance of SQLFusion IOAdvanced
Implementing and Managing PowerBI for the Business.Chris Testa-O'NeillBeginner
Keynote and Introduction: SQL Server 2014 and BI overviewJen StirrupBeginner
Location Location Location Preparing and Presenting Geographic DataDavid DyeBeginner
M versus P versus R - Languages for Data ExplorationOliver Engels Julian BreunungIntermediate
MDS and DQS - Beyond the TLAs to Data QualityNeil HamblyBeginner
Microsoft Master Data Services - Used for more than just data managementKenneth NielsenAdvanced
Microsoft PDW - What is this acronym about?Kenneth NielsenIntermediate
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SessionsMicrosoft MicrosoftNon-Technical
Migrating to PDW? Lessons from the Field James Rowland JonesIntermediate
Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tablesRasmus ReinholdtIntermediate
Overview of a PDW projectMark StaceyIntermediate
Partitioning as a design patternKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
PDW Q & AJames Rowland-JonesBeginner
Power BI - The self service BI Lifecycle in the cloudOliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergBeginner
Power View and the CubeRegis BaccaroIntermediate
Siena calling! Project Siena a RBID App?Oliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergBeginner
SQOOP - Taking relational data to Hadoop and back againAllan MitchellIntermediate
SSIS Patterns-Performance testing, parallel packagMark StaceyIntermediate
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Cloud ReportingMihail MateevIntermediate
Usage of R in SQL Server for better data understandingTomaz KastrunIntermediate
Web Analytics with Microsoft BITillmann Eitelberg Oliver EngelsIntermediate


Suggested Sessions

Thinking about participating as a speaker but no ideas for the topic? Often our attendees will have an idea for you! Or, submit a suggestion of your own.

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