Past Meetup

SQL Social No. 40 - Power BI and SQL Saturday Melbourne!

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This month's event is a joint affair. SQL Social and Power BI Melbourne are joining forces at Servian's Melbourne offices to provide you with the latest news about what is happening in the Microsoft community.

Haven't heard of Power BI? Then head on over to Power BI Melbourne ( and find out.

This Month's Agenda

• Welcome by Martin Cairney & Luke Hayler

• SQL Saturday Melbourne Conference

• Power BI updates

• Power BI Demo - Migrating Excel files to Power BI

Our Sponsors:

As always, we are very fortunate to our core sponsors on board who will ensure that we are suitably fed and watered. A big thank you to Lobsterpot Solutions, C3 and Pluralsight for their ongoing support of this great community event! And of course, Servian for the venue for this month's event

Servian ( is regarded as one of Australia’s most trusted data consultancies and IT advisors. Major organisations have come to rely on our thought leadership on Data Integration, Analytics, Data Warehousing, Application Development as well as the value we provide in support and maintenance. Servian has a proven track record in delivering tailored programs, technological processes and specialist advice that boost business capabilities, operational performance, internal processes, customer service, stakeholder communication and much more.

LobsterPot Solutions is a specialist SQL Server consultancy. Founded in 2008 we specialise in Data Platform and Business Intelligence including Data Warehousing and Reporting technologies. LobsterPot Solutions also has a strong focus on training with most of our consultants being Microsoft Certified Trainers who regularly present at local and international events. This combination allows us to offer advice, mentoring and customised training as part of our standard service offering.

C3 Business Solutions ( 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 ( and join the @pluralsight ( community on Twitter.

See you there!