Welcome to SQL Social.
We regularly meet on the First Wednesday of the Month. If you have a topic you'd like to present then send me a note here and we'll get you scheduled in
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). Networking
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
Julian Tintinger - Augmented Analytics
Julian is a Principle Consultant at Triatin. He has 32 Years experience in Information technology, 20 in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. Drafted to Marines after high school before being trained in Cobol programming by IBM.
He used this experience in Retail applications for 10 years, after which he started in Data Warehousing on MS Access, Oracle and SQL server. He founded Triatin 11 years ago.
He is passionate about data, numbers, and helping people experience as many “Aha!” moments as he can.
Gartner calls it “The next disruption in Analytics and BI”. It has also been called “The future of BI”. Augmented Analytics is here and as a paradigm is changing the architecture and model in corporate Business Intelligence around the world. Triatin has been working on Augmented BI with their SQL server based ABBIE product for three years, and have developed a way to augment existing data warehouses quickly bringing predictive analytics, metric reporting and whole world views to business intelligence consumers.
This session will provide an overview of Augmented Analytics and the ABBIE platform.
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 and Pluralsight for their ongoing support of this great community event!
LobsterPot Solutions (http://lobsterpot.com.au/) 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.
At Quest (http://www.quest.com), our purpose is to solve complex problems with simple solutions. We accomplish this with a philosophy focused on great products, great service and an overall goal of being simple to do business with. Our vision is to deliver technology that eliminates the need to choose between efficiency and effectiveness, which means you and your organization can spend less time on IT administration and more time on business innovation.
Pluralsight (https://www.pluralsight.com/) 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 and join the @pluralsight community on Twitter.
See you there!