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May Meeting


Agenda:

5:45 PM  Networking & Food Arrives 
6:15  PM  Meeting Starts  
                 Presentation 
7:30 PM  Wrap up and prize drawing

Presentation:

DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) is the formula language of Power BI Desktop and SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular.  We will look at how to get started with DAX calculations and give some helpful patterns to follow.  DAX has the reputation of being hard to learn.  In this talk, we will attempt to demystify DAX and set you on a learning path where you will not encounter as many hurdles.  We will also recommend resource for further learning.

Speaker: Will Harvey

Will Harvey is a Principal Consultant at T-Shaped Analytics working with Microsoft’s industry leading Business Intelligence (BI) technologies to create solutions for businesses.  He has been working in BI with SQL Server for over 10 years, and has been consulting in a variety of industries and projects for the past 5 years.  Will has experience with all four SQL Server 2016 report types including Power BI, Excel, Traditional Reporting Services, and Mobile Reporting Services (Datazen).  He has experience with helping clients choose the right tool for the task, and developing a solution from ETL to Data Modeling to Data Visualization and Security.  Will has an expert skill level in SQL, MDX, DAX and M.  Will also provides training to power users to empower them to use self-service BI technologies.

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/Nash_BI
Email: NashBI@sqlpass.org
Website: https://nashbi.sqlugs.com/

Sponsor:

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Connect with NashBI
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Nash_BI
Email: NashBI@sqlpass.org
Website: https://nashbi.sqlugs.com/

All registrations after Noon Wednesday 5/24 may not have dinner available. Food orders are created at Noon the day before the meeting.