Power BI night: PowerShell for PBI data sources & PBI Enterprise Deployment

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This afternoon we are lucky enough to have TWO sessions on Power BI! We have a local speaker, Alexander Holmeset as well as Marc Lelijveld, who is joining us all the way from the Netherlands. You don't want to miss out on this..

About Alexander:
Alexander Holmeset is Cloud Consultant at CloudWay. He currently blogs at alexholmeset.blog, and recently became a internationall speaker. He is very passionate about unified communication and automation. He has an extensive background from customer care, and have an eye for understanding what the end user needs. Experienced with international spread videoconference systems, IP Telephony, end user training/support and advanced troubleshooting. Alexander´s focus is everything Skype for Business, Office 365 and automation with PowerShell. He will strive to deliver stable and user friendly solutions that meets customer requirements and help them start taking use of the advantages in Office 365.Certified in ITIL Foundation framework and is an MCSE Productivity.

How can we use PowerShell to interact with Power BI? What are the possibilities. What to think about? I will demonstrate how to get started using PowerShell/PowerBI and show some simple reports created in PowerBi and updated by PowerShell. I will also show how to setup this in Azure Automation so you are fully automated in the cloud.

About Marc:
Marc Lelijveld is an Power BI enthusiastic, data & analytics consultant and has a passion for everything which transforms data into action! He works at Macaw in the Netherlands as a product expert with an specialization in Power BI. He likes sharing his enthusiasm, experience and best-practices with others about Power BI and other Microsoft data platform related topics. He mostly does this in public speaking at conferences and user groups, but you can also find him on Twitter, LinkedIn or reading his blog posts.

We live in a stressful era. We can’t wait for months to deliver our results to the business. In a agile way of working we continuously deliver small artifacts, but with that the risk of mistakes is growing exponentially as well.

Power BI is a great self-service tool to transform data into action in a fast and visual way. But how does this self-service tool fit for enterprise deployments? Governance and maintenance is often forgotten. We need to add some structure to it!

During this session Marc will share his thoughts and best-practices about how to apply DTAP (Development, Test, Acceptance and Production) to your Power BI solutions. A session which will give you handles to use Power BI on enterprise scale!