Archive for category: Business Analytics

PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 Recap

14 May, 2014 (10:00) | Business Analytics, PASS, Professional Development | By: Mark V

Wow. That was quite a few days I had in San Jose last week. Since you follow my blog with rapt joy, you no doubt have already read my two Live Blogs of the keynote addresses. As you can see, there was a lot of great info flowing. It was really fun to participate in […]

PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 – Live Blog – Keynote Day 2

9 May, 2014 (10:00) | Business Analytics, Live Blog, PASS | By: Mark V

Good morning. It’s Day 2 here in San Jose, CA, for the PASS Business Analytics Conference. Today’s speaker is David McCandless, data visualization expert. Data Visualization is such an important field, in my opinion. There is a lot of junk out that that purports to be using data effectively but instead is just seeking to […]

PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 – Live Blog – Day 1 Keynote

8 May, 2014 (09:47) | Business Analytics, Live Blog, PASS, Power BI, SQL | By: Mark V

Good morning from the PASS Business Analytics Conference in San Jose, CA! The Day 1 Keynote by Mifrosoft’s Amir Netz and Kamal Hathi will begin soon after the opening by PASS President Thomas LaRock which begins in about 15 minutes. If you want to follow along on Twitter, pay attention to the #passbac hash tag.

Looking Forward to the PASS Business Analytics Conference

1 May, 2014 (10:00) | Business Analytics, PASS, Professional Development | By: Mark V

Next week, I have the great privilege to attend the PASS Business Analytics Conference in San Jose, CA. This is actually a bit of a surprise since the pieces only fell into place a few weeks ago for my being able to go. I have been given the opportunity to be part of the Blogger […]

Oprah And The 2014 PASS Business Analytics Conference

24 January, 2014 (10:00) | Business Analytics, PASS | By: Mark V

After the success of the 2013 PASS Business Analytics Conference, PASS is doing another one. The 2014 PASS Business Analytics Conference will take place May 7-9 in San Jose, CA. Last year, I was a speaker as well as part of the official Blogger Core for the event. You can read my posts on this […]

Power BI Demo Contest Entry

15 January, 2014 (00:55) | Business Analytics, DAX, Power BI, Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View | By: Mark V

Behold! I hereby present my entry into the Power BI Demo Contest! I am really pumped about this set of tools and hope this demo helps show off what Power BI can do. You can view it here on my YouTube channel. Getting a prize would be cool, but I have to say the fun […]

PASS Business Analytics Conference–Recap

17 April, 2013 (12:00) | Business Analytics, PASS, Presentations, Professional Development | By: Mark V

The very first PASS Business Analytics Conference (PASSBAC) has come to an end. And it was fantastic. Since you follow my blog with rapt joy, you know that I had the great honor of speaking at this shiny new event. While I have spoken many times to user groups and several SQL Saturdays, it was […]

PASS Business Analytics Conference – Live Blogging – Keynote Day 2

12 April, 2013 (07:58) | Business Analytics, Live Blog, PASS | By: Mark V

Greetings. Time for another live blogging entry from the PASS Business Analytics conference. This time it is Dr. Stephen Levitt, University of Chicago Economics Professor and author of Freakanomics and SuperFreakanomics.        

PASS Business Analytics Conference – Live Blogging – Keynote Day 1

11 April, 2013 (08:00) | Business Analytics, Live Blog, PASS | By: Mark V

Greetings! I have had the great honor to be asked to Live Blog the Keynotes for the PASS Business Analytics Conference here in Chicago. Behold! All set for the keynote to start. PASS President Bill Graziano taking the stage. Gartner: Business Intelligence is growing faster than any other business area. Connect-Share-Learn: Working together is key […]