What we're about

We meet to discuss and collaborate on strategies, best practices, and experiences around the Microsoft Power Platform and Business Intelligence stack, including:

• Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Automate (formerly called Flow)

• SQL Server BI (SQL Server Analysis Services and Reporting Services)

You'll learn from the experts, meet your peers, and enjoy pizza and drinks at each meeting. Meetings are free and are held on the third Tuesday of each month. We're a 100% volunteer-run user group. Currently we meet virtually on Microsoft Teams. In 2022, we expect our meetings to be in person once again.

Upcoming events (1)

BI Platform Migration – Best Practices when Migrating to Microsoft Power BI

You will learn best practices for migrating from your existing BI platform to Microsoft Power BI. Seasoned BI expert Amy Spracklen has worked with many customers in the planning and execution of platform migrations. She will share tips and best practices including prioritization, technical considerations, resource planning, analysis and how to avoid potential surprises and/or roadblocks in your projects. Amy will discuss assessment tools and templates that she has found useful in her engagements.

You will learn:
* Key information and recommended tools for any organization considering a migration to Power BI
* Technical considerations and analysis tools related to data sources
* Platform technology differences
* How to balance complexity with demand to prioritize which reports get migrated first
* How to estimate timelines and effort and build the right project team

AmySpracklen Is a Senior BI Consultant with DesignMind. She is a seasoned analytics professional with 19 years of analytical leadership and data management experience. At DesignMind, she leads a team of Business Intelligence consultants and manages multiple Power BI engagements. Amy holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon and has certifications in Microsoft Power BI, Tableau and MicroStrategy.

Past events (131)

How To Render Pixel-Perfect Power BI Tables with HTML

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