Archive for tag: PASS

Upcoming Presentations Spring 2014

18 March, 2014 (10:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

It has been a while since I posted a list of upcoming presentations. In fact, some have come and gone without a blog post. Recent Past: SQL Saturday #241 Cleveland, OH – February 8, 2014 MDX Trek: First Contact DANGER: The Art and Science of Presenting West Michigan SQL Server User Group – February 27, […]

Upcoming Presentations: SQL Saturday #241 Cleveland

27 January, 2014 (10:17) | MDX, PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

        It is with great joy that I announce that I will be presenting at SQL Saturday in Cleveland on February 8th. I have driven through Cleveland before, but never stopped for long. So, this will be my first real visit. Although, if it helps, I used to love to play as […]

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 […]

PASS Summit Interview With Kamal Hathi

13 November, 2013 (10:00) | Azure, Interviews, PASS, SSAS | By: Mark V

For the third, and final, installment in my PASS Summit Interview series, I present my interview with Kamal Hathi, Director of Program Management for Business Intelligence Tools at Microsoft. Kamal is the one who is ultimately responsible for the direction of Microsoft BI. As with my other interviews, the byproducts of casual conversation have been […]

PASS Summit Interview With Kasper de Jonge

5 November, 2013 (10:00) | Interviews, PASS, SSAS | By: Mark V

I continue on with my Interview series with Analysis Services Program Manager Kasper de Jonge (Blog|Twitter). As before, some edits were made, with Kasper’s permission, to eliminate byproducts of casual conversation and make things flow better in writing. Transcript Mark V: How would you say my job as an SSAS developer would be different in […]

PASS Summit 2013 Interview with Matt Masson

28 October, 2013 (10:00) | Interviews, PASS, SSIS | By: Mark V

At PASS Summit 2013 in Charlotte, I had the opportunity to sit down with Matt Masson (Blog|Twitter), Senior Program Manager on the Integration Services Team at Microsoft. I was really honored when Matt explained how busy his week was and then offered me a half hour anyway. I want to give a tremendous THANK YOU […]

PASS Summit 2013 Recap of Madness and Mayhem

23 October, 2013 (10:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, Regional Mentor, SQL, Summit | By: Mark V

Greetings! Another PASS Summit has come and gone. This was my third Summit and I have to say that I am truly hooked on this spectacular event. I had the privilege to be a bit more involved this year than in years past. I love when I can give some of my time and energy […]

PASS Summit Keynote Live Blog – Day 1

16 October, 2013 (07:15) | Live Blog, PASS, Professional Development, SQL | By: Mark V

Good morning from the PASS Summit! I will be live blogging the keynotes this year. The room is filling up with a few thousand of my closest friends. <<Please click on the post title to see the Live Blog entries>>

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 […]