2012 Meetings

Jan 12/2012 Dan Evans – Knight’s 24-hour Business Intelligence Trainer – Section VI – SharePoint

Abstract:
This month we will be wrapping up the review of the 24-Hours of BI with the final section on SharePoint BI. Come learn the main concepts of SharePoint as they relate to your BI efforts. See how to deploy SSRS reports and create Dashboards in PerformancePoint. You can view how Excel services can help your BI efforts and maybe even see some neat things with PowerPivot. We’ll also highlight some basic security and administration features within SharePoint so you can maximize your investment in Microsoft technologies.

Bio:
Dan Evans is the Director and Market Lead for the Americas Business Intelligence Service Line at Avanade, Inc. He benefits from 20 years in information technology management in data analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, strategy, and consulting. Daniel’s key interests are in business intelligence, data warehousing, executive information strategy, and IT governance/compliance. His work crosses several industries such as retail, insurance, health services, manufacturing, marketing, logistics, telecommunications, and professional services. Daniel promotes technology for business use through various channels by sponsoring user groups like The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) Mid-South Chapter, the Mid-South Data Management Association (DAMA) chapter and is founder and acting president of the Memphis Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) chapter. Dan holds several MCPs in SQL Server and SharePoint and is Certified Business Intelligence Certification (CBIP) with Mastery in Leadership and Management, Business Analytics, Data Analysis and Design and Data Integration. Daniel is a nationally recognized speaker at TDWI, TechEd and PASS on topics related to SQL Server and SharePoint.


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