Fort Lauderdale :: An Introduction to DAX by Adriano da Silva & Raghu Kolli

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NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing Carl DeSantis Building

3301 College Avenue · Fort Lauderdale, FL

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DIRECTIONS: FROM I-95 (North/South) OR Florida TPike (North/South) > Take West I-595 > Take South on University Drive > Take East (Left) on SW 30th Street [Traffic Light] > Right on Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd > The Carl DeSantis Building is on the left

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An Introduction to DAX by Adriano da Silva & Raghu Kolli

- Abstract:

An Introduction to DAX exposes attendees with little or no experience with Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) to its concepts and uses, by focusing on the use of the DAX language in Power BI. Most importantly, the concepts presented and the majority of the materials covered are also applicable to SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) tabular model and Power Pivot in Excel.

> Topics Included:

* DAX Concepts
* Basic DAX Functions
* DAX Syntax
* Calculated Columns
* Calculated Measures
* Context in DAX
* etc...

These topics provide you with a fundamental understanding of Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) along with enough practical knowledge to start using the language. This is made possible by a clear explanation of the concepts which are illustrated by demonstrations of different uses and scenarios. At the end, you will be able to apply this knowledge into your analytical and data modeling tasks.

- Bio:

- Raghu Kolli:
He has been working in IT for 10 years. He started off as a Java programmer and transitioned into Data related roles and is currently working as a BI Developer. Mr. Kolli is currently helping his company move from IBM and other reporting tools to Microsoft and as such he is focused on developing Tabular models, PowerBI dashboards and moving some of their On-Premise databases to Azure. He is trying to get his hands dirty with more of Azure and everything in it.
Mr. Kolli is an experienced and certified IBM Cognos professional and recently started pursuing Microsoft certifications(certified in Exam[masked] and[masked]) to qualify for MCSA. Mr. Kolli is an active member of South Florida Power BI and SQL Server User Groups. He attributes his courage and motivation to start sharing the knowledge that he learned so far to these groups and to the individuals that made this possible today.

- Adriano da Silva is a Lead Power BI Trainer at Intellinsight LLC (http://intellinsight.net) and a principal consultant at Bright International Corporation a consulting company focused in addressing complex business problems with innovative, effective and robust Solutions in the BI, AI, Big Data and Machine Learning. He is experienced in partnering with businesses leaders to advise and implement technical and process oriented solutions.
He is engaged in knowledge sharing initiatives by presenting on conferences, user groups and authoring articles.

As a community contributor, he is part of South Florida user groups.

- Community Contributions:

* Lead Organizer at the South Florida Power BI User Group (SFPBI)
* Lead Organizer at the Microsoft BI User Group of South Florida (MSBISF)
* Power Platform World Tour - Tampa Organization Committee
* SQL Saturday South Florida Organizer

>>> Join SFLPBI - South Florida Power BI User Group <<<
- LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12137065/
- Power BI User Groups: https://www.pbiusergroup.com/Davie
- Twitter @SFPBI https://www.twitter.com/SFPBI

- Presentation Date & Time:

Thursday - October 17,[masked]:30 pm: Networking (Snacks Served)
7:00 pm: Presentation
8:00 pm: Networking
8:30 pm: Conclusion

- Location:

Nova Southeastern University - Davie Campus
Carl DeSantis Building
3301 College Avenue
Davie, Florida 33314

Room #: 2101 - 2102

- Directions:

. From: I-95 (North or South)
or Florida's Turnpike (North or South)
. Take West on I-595 Exit
. Take South on University Drive Exit
. Take East (Left) on SW 30th Street (Traffic Light)
. Turn Right Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd
. The Carl DeSantis Building is on the left
* The Parking Garage is on the right
* See Parking meter for instructions.

>>> Join SFLPBI - South Florida Power BI User Group <<<
- LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12137065/
- Power BI User Groups: https://www.pbiusergroup.com/Davie
- Twitter @SFPBI https://www.twitter.com/SFPBI

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