- Power BI Days 2019 01 - Conference Day 2 (Virtual)
This is the 2nd ever FREE virtual Power BI Days event. 1 full day of virtual learning from your own couch Visit www.powerbidays.com for the schedule and more information Register for this event to receive the links to the webcasts. If you're looking for the in-person event in Belgium, sign up here: https://www.meetup.com/Flemish-Power-BI-User-Group/events/254946920
- Power BI Days 2019 01 - Conference Day 1 (Mechelen)
This is the 2nd ever FREE Power BI Days event in Belgium. 1 full day of in-person learning Visit www.powerbidays.com for the schedule and more information If you're interested in the virtual event, sign up here: https://www.meetup.com/Flemish-Power-BI-User-Group/events/254946884/
- Financial reporting in Power BI
--- Description --- At this meetup, hosted by KPMG at their Zaventem office, we have an international speaker guide us through trueChart for Power BI, a Belgian speaker will give us a quick look at building reports in Power BI using Vena Solutions as a source and finally, Jan Verdickt from KPMG will tell us the tricks we all want to know to finally be able to use the report canvas in Power BI optimally. IMPORTANT: The address for this meetup is KPMG Belgium, Brussels National Airport 1K (Leopoldlaan) If you're joining us at this meetup, you HAVE to register in the KPMG system at this link for security purposes: http://www.kpmg-research.com/s.asp?u=BD7935DEED8DDFA022870A685A66FCC075ED32C2&ExtID=8899 If you have any questions or problems, mail me at [masked] --- Agenda --- • 18:00 - 18:30 - Arrivals, food & drinks (sponsored by KPMG) • 18:30 - 19:30 - trueChart for Power BI - The full benefits of IBCS® and commenting • 19:30 - 20:00 - Financial Performance Management in Power BI • 20:00 - 20:30 - Optimizing use of the finite amount of space on a Power BI report canvas • 20:30 - ??:?? - Lounge & network --- Session 1 --- * trueChart4PowerBI - The full benefits of IBCS® and commenting* Enabling faster, better decision-making across your organization In this session we are covering different aspects to give you an introduction of our custom visual trueChart4PowerBI. Besides talking about the architecture and environment that trueChart4PowerBI uses, we will show you not only how to create IBCS visuals but also how to enable your reporting pushing it to the next level by commenting inline as well as perspective. You will get a good glimpse at the functionalities of trueChart4PowerBI and how to work with it as well as speed up the design process by using templates. Since we are working steadily on improvements and new features, we are excited to let you know what will be on the roadmap regarding the future of trueChart4PowerBI. Speaker: Timo Baier Timo Baier is a BI consultant focusing on Microsoft technology at HighCoordination GmbH. He is dedicated to data warehousing as well as modelling and dashboarding in PowerBI with a focus on IBCS. Apart from that he is currently working on a research project regarding analytics applications. --- Session 2 --- * Financial Performance Management in Power BI * In this session, we'll use Vena Solutions OLAP engine as source of data for integrated operational and financial planning in Power BI, Speaker: Peter Tegenbosch Peter has 20 years of experience with setting up financial and operational performance management (FOPM) solutions. Budgetting, planning and forecasting are intensive actions at companies with a lot of data and different data sources. Peter helps companies with implementing solutions for this process. The combination of FOPM and BI means extra value in the reporting of a company. --- Session 3 --- * Optimizing use of the finite amount of space on a Power BI report canvas * In this session we will focus on various ways, both from a content & technical perspective, to optimize the use of the valuable default 1280x720 white space. Purpose of the session would be to add a couple of tips & tricks to your Power BI tool belt. Speaker: Jan Verdickt Senior Technology Advisor at KPMG & Data Enthusiast
- Experience report - Power BI Report Server in the enterprise
--- Description --- Tonight is all about Power BI Report Server. Georg Gamsjäger is visiting us from Munich to share his experience in setting up Power BI on-premises. Following his presentation, we'll be holding a short Q&A. So bring your own troubles and questions and we'll do our best to help you! --- Agenda --- • 18:00 - 18:30 - Arrivals, food & drinks (sponsored by Ordina) • 18:30 - 20:00 - PBIRS - Power BI Reports Server On Prem - A real life story • 20:00 - 20:30 - Short break + Power BI Report Server Q&A • 20:3 - ??:?? - Drinks, discussions and fun --- Session 1 --- * PBIRS - Power BI Reports Server On Prem - A real life story * Experience of launching a Power BI Report Server in an enterprise environment * requirements * conditions * objectives * installation and configuration * security, data protection * licensing * tools, authors, versioning Speaker: Georg Gamsjäger (https://twitter.com/georggamsjaeger) (https://www.linkedin.com/in/georggamsjaeger/) IT architect for business intelligence and datawarehouse , Sana IT Services GmbH Georg Gamsjäger works as IT architect for business intelligence and datawarehouse at Sana IT Services GmbH. He has more than 5 years of business intelligence and datawarehouse experience in health care and more than 10 years of experience and deep understanding of Microsoft server technologies, especially Microsoft SQL Server. Previously, he was also a trainer for Microsoft server technologies and spokesman for various conferences. --- Session 2 --- * Power BI Report Server Q&A * Discussion on what makes Power BI Report Server work in your organisation and how to manage it. Bring your own questions and problems and we'll solve them together! Speakers: Georg Gamsjäger & Jan Mulkens
- Stay up to date: New Data Visualization Features and General features
--- Description --- With updates to Power BI being released every week, it's not always as easy to stay up to date with the new features. During this evening, MVP Heidi Enho will show off new data visualization features that you might have missed during the year. Pieter Muller and Jan Mulkens will close the evening with other features you might have missed throughout the year but that you will want to start using due to the high impact they can have. If you're not joining us in Mechelen, you will still be able to watch Heidi's session via this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1837508624898612491 --- Agenda --- • 18:00 - 18:30 - Arrivals, food & drinks (sponsored by Ordina) • 18:30 - 19:25 - (remote) New Data Visualization Features in Power BI • 19:25 - 19:30 - Short break • 19:30 - 20:15 - What’s going on with Power BI ? • 20:15 - ??:?? - Drinks, discussions and fun --- Session 1 - Remote Speaker --- * New Data Visualization Features in Power BI * Join this session by Heidi Enho, Power BI consultant, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Data Platform and Excel MVP. Learn how to use Power BI bookmarks, buttons, drill-through filters and for example brand new report tooltips to communicate insights in your data. Heidi will show in this highly demo based session many examples and tips how to use new navigation and storytelling capabilities. Speaker: Heidi Enho (https://twitter.com/heidienho) (https://about.me/heidienho) Heidi Enho has been consulting and training Power BI and it’s predecessors Power Pivot & Power Query since their release. She has a passion for data and visualizations and has two Finnish Power BI sites HExcelligent.fi and vilahdus.fi. Senior Consultant, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Data Platform & Excel MVP. --- Session 2 --- * What’s going on with Power BI ? * TBA Speaker: Pieter Muller & Jan Mulkens Pieter Muller, Microsoft BI consultant at Ordina In the past, Pieter mainly worked with Oracle back-end & front-end technologies (Oracle 11g DB + OBIEE 11g) and with SAP Buiness Objects 4.1. Since the beginning of 2017 he's working at Ordina, getting to know the different Microsoft BI tools better. (https://www.twitter.com/JanMulkens) (https://www.janmulkens.be) Jan Mulkens is a Microsoft BI Consultant and the Competence Center Lead for Microsoft Advanced Analytics at Ordina Belgium, User Group leader for the Microsoft Advanced Analytics User Group and the Flemish Power BI User Group.
- Managing Power BI Development
--- Description --- This session is a full DevOps demo for PowerBI in the enterprise. From IDE to Environment Pipeline and source control. Andreas' session is a virtual one, you can attend it from anywhere. To receive a link, register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5827450503601230594 Sign up for this meetup to receive updates. --- Agenda --- • 20:00 - 21:00 - (remote) Managing Power BI Development --- Session 1 --- * Managing Power BI Development * Speaker: Andreas Bergstedt Andreas Bergstedt is a Generalist Specialist in the IT sector with over 22 years experience. Efficiency focused in process, performance and product development for the MSP sector. Highly focused on the value and returns of performance management thru Business Intelligence, system integration and workflow automation. Find him at http://twitter.com/AndreasBergsted http://bintelligence360.blogspot.com/
- Power BI in the Enterprise, how to and lessons learned
--- Description --- This evening we'll have 2 speakers who have experience with rolling out Power BI in the enterprise. Lex Smeets will show us what tools we have available, which isn't always evident, especially when you need to take into account the licensing model. Next up is Johan Ludvig Brattas who will take us through his experience rolling out a gigantic Power BI project in Norway. Ludvig's session is a virtual one, anyone can attend it. Go over here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4665169956717126412 --- Agenda --- • 18:00 - 18:30 - Arrivals, food & drinks (sponsored by Ordina) • 18:30 - 19:25 - Power BI, which tool to choose from • 19:25 - 19:30 - Short break • 19:30 - 20:15 - (remote) Lessons learned with Power BI in the Enterprise • 20:15 - ??:?? - Drinks, discussions and fun --- Session 1 --- * Power BI, which tool to choose from * Power BI is gaining popularity and it’s toolset is expanding rapidly. Meanwhile the Power BI stack consists of several tools with all the specific purposes. On top of that that there is a licensing model that is not always easy to understand. In this presentations we look at the components that make up Power BI. There will be a demo of the most import tools and how they can be combined and fit together. Speaker: Lex Smeets Lex Smeets is currently a Business Intelligence Architect with the focus on SQL Server and other Microsoft technology and has over 18 years of experience with databases and business intelligence platforms. He has experience with creating ETL processes in SSIS, designing and developing cubes in SSAS and designing reports in SSRS. Lex regularly writes blog on datahelden.com and is MSCA and MSCE certified. --- Session 2 - Remote Speaker --- * Lessons learned with Power BI in the Enterprise * register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4665169956717126412 Power BI has gained massive popularity as a self service BI solution, and is increasingly adopted as the go-to reporting tool for small and larger businesses. And this is when the fun starts - as Microsoft didn't offer Power BI as an enterprise ready tool. Join me to learn how Norway's largest production released Power BI implementation got implemented, the pitfalls we discovered and what we did to handle them. We will also look at how to monitor usage, and why Power BI Premium might be a good option. Speaker: Johan Ludvig Brattås (https://twitter.com/intoleranse) Johan Ludvig Brattås is a managing consultant at Capgemini, and a dedicated community guy. He has worked with MS SQL server since late 1999, mostly with BI in one form or another. The last 3 years, most of his work has been in Azure working on both VMs, data lakes, PowerBI and the last year focusing on Azure IoT and Stream Analytics. Combining his passion for MS SQL Server with his passion for sharing knowledge, he started speaking at various events in the SQL Community. This is also a way to give back to the community for all the things he has learned over the years. When not working, Johan Ludvig either spends his time with his kids, playing with new technology or teaching coeliacs how to bake glutenfree food.
- Power Query: Tips and tricks for testing/validating/debugging
--- Description --- This is a VIRTUAL meetup. Please register at the link below. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8803920839190450956 --- Agenda --- (all times UTC+2) • 19:00 - 20:00 - (remote) Tips and tricks for testing/validating/debugging your M & M's --- Session --- * Tips and tricks for testing/validating/debugging your M & M's * In this session I will give you my tips and tricks to secure an easier way to debug, test and validate your queries in your datamodel. I will show how you can use parameters, lists and more to control how your queries dynamic and bulletproof when murphy's law kicks in. OBS - The use of the user interface query editor will be limited so we will spend a lot of time in the advanced editor. Speaker: Erik Svensen Erik Svensen is a Power BI MVP, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Leader of Power BI Usergroup Denmark - Speaker at SQL Saturdays and a huge Power BI fan :-) Find him at https://twitter.com/donsvensen http://eriksvensen.wordpress.com/
- Power BI Days - Conference Day 2 (Virtual)
The first ever FREE Power BI conference in Belgium. 1 full day of in-person learning 1 full day of virtual learning from your own couch Visit www.powerbidays.com for the schedule and more information Register for this event to receive the links to the webcasts.