Adam Saxton & Patrick LeBlanc

Enterprise Business Intelligence with Power BI

Power BI enables data analysts and business users to tell remarkable stories with data through interactive reports and live dashboards. In this session, learn how Power BI Premium can help you build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions that deliver actionable insights, while complying with the needs of enterprise security, scale, data modeling and more. From aggregations for big data and incremental refresh, to connectivity and programmability, to tooling for large models, learn how to leverage Power BI’s features to tell your most impactful data stories.

The day will include a look at guidance and best practices for the following:

Data modeling
Incremental refresh
Composite models
Aggregations (Summary tables)
Power BI Premium

Biography Adam

Adam Saxton is just a guy in a cube doing the work! He is on the Power BI CAT team at Microsoft working with customers to help adopt Power BI. He is based in Texas and started with Microsoft supporting SQL Server connectivity and Reporting Services in 2005. Adam has worked with Power BI since the beginning, on the support side, and with documentation. In addition, he produces weekly videos for his Guy in a Cube YouTube channel.

Biography Patrick

Patrick LeBlanc is a currently a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft and a contributing partner to Guy in a Cube. Along with his 15+ years’ experience in IT he holds a Masters of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He is the author and co-author of five SQL Server books. Prior to joining Microsoft he was awarded Microsoft MVP award for his contributions to the community. Patrick is a regular speaker at many SQL Server Conferences and Community events.

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