Guest blog post by: PASS VP of Marketing Denise McInerney – a Data Architect at Intuit – began her career as a SQL Server DBA in 1998 and now applies her deep understanding of data to enable analytic solutions to business problems. She is founder of the PASS Women in Technology virtual chapter, and a speaker at user group meetings and conferences. You can follow her on Twitter at @denisemc06.
On your mark… Get ready… Get set for a free day of online analytics learning at the PASS BA Marathon webinar series Tuesday, Feb. 3, kicking off with an inside look at the new Power BI platform, redesigned for data professionals, business analysts, and business users.
Featuring six back-to-back live webinars with an exceptional lineup of business analytics and data experts from around the world, the BA Marathon will preview a slice of top speakers and sessions coming up at the PASS Business Analytics Conference, April 20-22, in Santa Clara, CA.
The BA Marathon is excited to have Jen Underwood, Sr. Program Manager of Microsoft Business Intelligence & Analytics, and Miguel Martinez, Product Marketing Manager for Power BI, participating in the webinar series and sharing how business analytics and BI professionals can get more from Power BI and Excel.
- Jen will sound the BA Marathon starting gun with a demo-rich tour through what’s new in Power BI in her session Introducing the Reimagined Power BI Platform, beginning at 9:00am ET / 14:00 GMT.
- A couple of hours later, Miguel will join Blue Hill Research Chief Research Officer Hyoun Park and data visualization expert, author, and data strategist Jen Stirrup, from the PASS Board of Directors, for a live panel discussion on the hottest topics in business intelligence, business analytics, and big data: What’s Next for Business Analytics in the 21st Century? (11:00am ET / 16:00 GMT).
- And don’t miss the last session of the day, as PowerPivotPro’s Avi Singh and Excel MVP Chandoo (Purna Dugirala) show you how to take advantage of the Excel and Power BI dynamic duo in Productivity Revolution in Excel (2:00pm ET/ 19:00 GMT).
Then see how to continue your analytics learning at the PASS BA Conference, with 60+ real-world sessions from these Excel and Power BI all-stars and more. Get the best rate when you register by Feb. 16 – and save an additional $150 with discount code BAMSFTBL150. I look forward to seeing you in Santa Clara!