SQL Social: Australia's Premier Data Networking event!
When: 2014/08/13 From 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: The Governors Lounge, The Royal Melbourne Hote (http://www.rmh.com.au/)l, 629 Bourke Street Melbourne, VIC, Austrlalia
Food & Drinks will be provided.
SQL Social brings together Database & BI professionals, industry experts and those with an appetite for learning more about data & information management, in a relaxed atmosphere to network, share ideas, impart knowledge, and have a great time whilst doing so.
We will provide you with plenty of food and drinks for the evening, all thanks to our fantastic sponsors (see below).
This is not your usual SQL Server User Group event. At SQL Social our aim is to give YOU the opportunity to meet with MVPs, well-known speakers, experienced professionals & industry experts and ask them about the data-related topics that matter to you. It is an opportunity to meet new people, make new friendships and find out what is going on in the data industry in Melbourne.
This Month's Speaker and Topic
Callum Sneddon - Automated Test Driven Development for Microsoft SSAS
Callum Sneddon (http://au.linkedin.com/pub/callum-sneddon/2/32a/650) is a Managing Consultant with InfoReady (http://www.infoready.com.au/). Callum has been working with databases for more than 14 years, the last 9 of which focusing on data warehousing and business intelligence with emphasis on Kimball, Agile and the Microsoft BI Stack. Callum has contributed to the implementation of many large scale data warehouse and reporting solutions using a range of technologies and is currently the business intelligence lead in an Agile team.
Callum will be demonstrating Test Driven Development of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Server (SSAS) models using the Cucumber language to test metadata and data quality.
Once again we are fortunate to have wonderful sponsors on board who will ensure that we are suitably fed and watered. A big thank you to Lobsterpot Solutions and Pluralsight for their ongoing support of this great community event!
LobsterPot Solutions (http://www.lobsterpot.com.au/) is an Australian company with staff in Adelaide and Melbourne, offering consultancy and training services around Australia. LobsterPot Solutions specialises in SQL Server, including performance tuning, Business Intelligence, and more.
InfoReady (http://www.infoready.com.au/) is a pure-play information management, business intelligence, marketing intelligence and consulting firm, recognised as one of the leading niche solution and services firms in Australia and recipient of many industry awards. The InfoReady team are all experts with many years experience in their respective IM/BI domains across a wide variety of industry sectors. InfoReady provides solutions and consulting services to our clients that focus on transforming information into actionable intelligence through the application of people, process and technology.
Our services include strategy, architecture, solution design, delivery, training, and delivery capability centres that span: Business Intelligence, Data / Information Management and Enterprise Marketing Management Solutions
C3 Business Solutions:
C3 Business Solutions (http://c3businesssolutions.com/) is an award winning Australian Information Management, Business Analytics and Business Intelligence company that delivers measurable business improvements for our clients.
C3 specialise in developing and deploying successful strategies end-to-end for large public & private sector organisations. While remaining vendor independent, C3 work with clients to establish current as well as future needs. Their team of top tier consultants continuously focus on delivering measurable business change.
Pluralsight is the global leader in high-quality online training for hardcore developers. The revolutionary Pluralsight training library provides developers with instant access to a rich collection of online training courses delivered by industry authorities. See what you can learn at pluralsight.com (http://pluralsight.com/) and join the @pluralsight (http://www.twitter.com/pluralsight) community on Twitter.
See you there!