Putting the Power in BI
In this session we work through a complete self-service BI example using the new data discovery and analysis features in Excel (Power Query, Power Pivot, Power View, Power Map), with the collaboration capabilities in the new Power BI for Office 365 online service.
Toufiq will cover the Excel features and Jody will show us how to prepare and use Power BI for Office 365.
Jody will cover setting up the backend portal and how to provision access.
18:00 – 20:00 (Snacks & drinks will be provided from 17:30)
Microsoft Cape Town Office, Golf Park 3, Engen House, Raapenberg Road, Mowbray, Cape Town
Toufiq Abrahams is the Principal Consultant and Trainer at Osmosis Consulting. He has a passion for BI and a penchant for Microsoft BI products, especially the new self-service BI capabilities.
Jody Roberts, SQL MVP
Jody is a SQL Server MVP. He has worked in various capacities in multiple verticals from retail – manufacturing to government. His current position as aSolutions Architect at Aphelion Software Cape Town, South Africa, provides him with a mechanism to assist companies with architecting their SQL Server environment using “best of breed”, proven methodologies to foster innovation and growth. Jody Also server as Regional Mentor for Middle East and Africa for the Professional association of SQL Server (PASS).Jody runs the local SQL user group SQLCape and works closely with Microsoft and various like-minded people across the continent on SQL education.
We hope to see you there.
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