Archive for category: Presentations

Upcoming Presentations and More

9 October, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

Wow. I have the tremendous joy to have 4 presentations coming up in the next few weeks. I love when that happens. October 12 – SQL Saturday #238 Minnesota I will be giving two sessions at the SQL Saturday here in sunny Minnesota. 1. MDX Trek: First Contact 2. DANGER: The Art and Science of […]

A Milestone: Presenting at PASS Summit

15 August, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development | By: Mark V

I have been presenting for several years. I can’t properly explain how much I love it. Since before I even attended my first PASS Summit, it has been a career goal that I would one day present at the premier SQL Server focused training event on the planet. When I got the email a while […]

SQL Saturday #239 East Iowa Recap

29 July, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

I just returned home from a fantastic SQL Saturday in Iowa City. Ed Leighton-Dick (Blog|Twitter) and his team did an excellent job. Many thanks to them and to all of the folks that worked so hard to make this event what it was. I had the joy of presenting twice. In first time-slot of the […]

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 […]

Upcoming Presentations–April 2013

21 March, 2013 (09:30) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

I have the great joy of presenting at a handful of events in April. I absolution love presenting, so having 3 opportunities to present within the same month is pretty great. PASS Business Analytics Conference – April 10-12, Chicago IL Hailing Frequencies: Analysis Services Terms and Concepts SQL Saturday #211 Chicago – April 13, Chicago […]

Business Analytics and PASS: Yes Please!

14 February, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development | By: Mark V

Over the past few years, I have been truly amazed at the power of Business Analytics. I know that part of that is due to my increased exposure to it through client projects. But it seems clear to me that the understanding of what analytics brings to the table has grown as well. One example […]

Who’s Got Two Thumbs And Is Speaking at the PASS Business Analytics Conference?

24 January, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SSAS | By: Mark V

That would be my friend, Doug Lane (b|t). Oh, and me, too. We are actually co-presenting a Star Trek themed session: Hailing Frequencies: Analysis Services Terms and Concepts. Abstract: In this Star Trek-themed presentation aimed at non-technical folks, we will explain the terms and concepts important to understand when participating in projects involving SQL Server […]

Upcoming Presentation: MDX Trek: First Contact on August 21st

9 August, 2012 (13:00) | MDX, PASSMN, Presentations | By: Mark V

I will be giving my MDX Trek: First Contact presentation to the mighty Minnesota Chapter of PASS (PASSMN) on Tuesday, August 21st. You can come live and in person to the Microsoft office in Edina or attend via Live Meeting. Get more details of register here. Happy days.

Upcoming Presentation: MDX Trek: First Contact on August 1st

17 July, 2012 (09:30) | MDX, Presentations | By: Mark V

Digineer, the consulting firm I work for and adore, is starting up a shiny new webcast series. As part of that series, I will be giving my MDX Trek: First Contact presentation via those Internets on August 1st at 1PM Central. Hazzah! If you are interested in attending, or just like clicking on things, please […]

Upcoming Presentation: PASS DW/BI Virtual Chapter June 11th

5 June, 2012 (09:30) | MDX, Presentations | By: Mark V

We had some confusion around time zones last time, so we are teeing it up again. I will be delivering my MDX Trek: First Contact presentation to the PASS Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter. Hazzah!