This is a group dedicated to the Modern Excel and Power BI users. For people that are using or aspiring to use Power BI or advanced features of Excel (PowerPivot/Power Query) in their day to day lives. We wanted to have a place where like minded individuals can share knowledge and stories about how they leverage these modern tools to provide reporting and analytics.
Title: Practical Use Cases for Composite Models Speaker: Kevin Arnold
Details Have you heard about “DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services”, AKA composite models, and wondered about using them? This session will cover some practical and simple feature uses to help develop thin reports. We will also cover some caveats and areas to avoid.
About the speaker Kevin Arnold is the Director of Architecture and Managing Partner at Expert Analytics, overseeing software management methodologies, deployment strategy, and optimal data architectures for clients. He is a senior data architect with over 20 years’ experience, including at large-cap consultancies Price Waterhouse and EDS. He has spoken at numerous conferences and user groups, including the DAMA International and CA World Conferences. His areas of interest include Power BI, Analysis Services, SQL Server, PowerShell, DevOps, Azure, and Power Query. His work focus within the Microsoft BI Stack has been on Analysis Services, Power BI and Azure SQL Server. He is a co-leader and frequent presenter for the Dallas/Fort Worth Power BI User Group. He actively promotes worldwide user groups by sharing the Power BI Meetup Report.