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MSBIC March 2014 Meeting

MSBIC is a community focused on promoting the discipline of Business Intelligence as a whole, for individuals that share a common goal of leveraging analytics to make better business decisions. Our mission is to foster a community that bridges the gap between technologists and business information consumers. We feel both groups should share an interest in leveraging their technology investments to optimize business performance.

Opening Presentation:

Hadoop Series Part 1 - Getting Started

Bryan Smith, Business Intelligence Technology Specialist Microsoft

Learn the basics of Hadoop through a combination of demonstration and lecture. Session participants are invited to follow along leveraging emulation environments and Azure-based clusters, the setting up of which we will address in our first session.

About Bryan:
Bryan Smith is a database professional focused on Microsoft technologies and Business Intelligence. He is experienced in industry, consulting, training, education, and technical sales. Specialties include Microsoft SQL Server, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, ETL Development, OLAP, TSQL, MDX, Big Data, Hadoop. He is co-author of several books on Microsoft Business Intelligence technologies including Microsoft SQL Server 2008 MDX Step by Step.

Icemageddon, the Dallas Cowboys and Power BI

Allyn Moeller & Scott Rylie Slalom Consulting

With energy suppliers revamping their grids to enable real time analysis of energy usage and consumption, a whole new set of insights are being gained. Energy suppliers will be able to adapt their pricing strategies to help spread daily energy consumption while engaging and communicating with their consumers in new ways. During this session, Allyn Moeller and Scott Rylie will present how Microsoft’s latest products were utilized to gain new insights into energy usage and the part weather plays in impacting energy demand. This analysis will include usage patterns around Icemageddon and Dallas Cowboys games among many other analyses. The solution utilized the latest suite of Microsoft products include Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and the Microsoft BI stack including Power BI.

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