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Webinars 10/4-10/6: Getting started using R in Power BI and Leveraging SharePoint Data with PowerApps

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There are two great webinars for you this week! We've done several sessions on R Script, and we're still getting request for more, specifically on how to get started and how to avoid common problems for beginners. Likewise, the user Power BI and Excel User Groups have been asking for more PowerApps content, so we'll have one of the Program Managers from the team walk through best practices for creating PowerApps applications against SharePoint data.


Power BI Webinar 10/4: Getting started using R in Power BI by Stacia Varga 

The R language is one of the most widely used programming languages among statisticians, data scientists, and business analysts. The Power BI service recently started supporting viewing and interacting with visuals created with R scripts. In this week’s Community Webinar, Stacia Misner will show us how to start taking advantage of this amazingly powerful visualization tool and avoid some of the common pitfalls. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. PT
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About Stacia Varga

Image result for Stacia VargaStacia Varga is a consultant, educator, mentor, and author specializing in business intelligence and performance management solutions using Microsoft technologies. She has over 25 years of experience with improving business practices through technology, and has focused exclusively on business intelligence since 1999.



Leveraging SharePoint Data with PowerApps

In this webinar, Senior Program Manager James Oleinik will walk you through how easy it is to use PowerApps to build business Applications against your existing SharePoint data. As part of the demo, James will show how to leverage SharePoint lists, display this data in your prototypical three screen application, and cover best practices and caveats.

(You can get the jump on this webinar by looking at the App from Sharepoint PowerApps tutorial!)

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. PT
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About James Oleinik

James OleinikJames is a Senior Product Manager on the Microsoft PowerApps team.