Sydney BI Social is Thursday 22nd Aug – “Mini Sessions”

This Thursday 22nd August Sydney BI Social presents “Rapid Fire Mini Sessions” – presented by a range of experienced BI professionals giving a quick overview of a topic they are experts in. The sessions are:

Session 1: Power BI in action, the exciting new BI functionality in Excel 2013 and Office 365

Session 2: 5 tips for better data visualisation

Session 3: A day in the life of an SQL DBA

The venue as usual is City Hotel – Pizza is being provided courtesy of our sponsors Citi Recruitment – come and join the 22 BI professionals who have already decided to join us!

Also – for those with an eye further on the horizon, on Weds Sep 18th we have Stephen Samild presenting on “The Data to Decision Landscape”.

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Sydney BI Social is Wednesday 17th – “BI & NoSQL”

This Wednesday 17th June Sydney BI Social presents “BI & NoSQL” – presented by Stephen Young, CEO of GraphBase and architect of the GraphBase DBMS. Steve will give an overview of the various classes of NoSQL database, their advantages and disadvantages, with an emphasis on Graph Databases and the novel ways that they can be used for Business Intelligence purposes.

The venue as usual is City Hotel – Pizza is being provided courtesy of our sponsors Citi Recruitment – come and join the 33 BI professionals who have already decided to join us!

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Sydney BI Social group is TOMORROW – Wednesday 19th June

Reminder the Sydney BI Social group is TOMORROW!! http://lnkd.in/Gf8j9y – the topic: “When Projects Go Bad” – 29 attending, 21 slots left – for a chance to learn from others (and get some Pizza from our sponsors Citi Recruitment). We have Mikkel Kristiansen of Crossjoin.net and Paul Fuller providing some of their stories – both experienced professionals who will have a lot to share!

Look forward to seeing you there tomorrow :)

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Sydney BI Social Group (SYBIS) – Wednesday May 15th

I’m pleased to say that we now have a second session of SYBIS scheduled, with the topic of “Agile BI“. As a reminder, the aim of the group is focused more on networking rather than technical knowledge sharing, so if you like to talk BI (among other things) – it’s a great opportunity to meet some new faces and reconnect with others.

I’ll be there at the next event – from 5.30pm, Wednesday May 15th at the City Hotel (349 Kent Street) – and this time listening to Iman Eftekhari talk about Implementing BI solutions using Agile/SCRUM methodology. Some expert panel members will help liven up the discussion, names TBC.

More details can be found in this LinkedIn group and please RSVP using this MeetUp – 10 attendees already confirmed so don’t be shy!

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Sydney BI Social Group (SYBIS)

The first SYBIS (Sydney BI Social Group) took place a couple of weeks ago now and we had a great session with a good turnout, and a lively panel featuring Viktor Isakov and myself speaking about Big Data.

Please join the LinkedIn group and MeetUp and keep an eye out for the next session in May – date to be announced soon!

 

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Sydney BI Social Group (SYBIS) – April 3rd

Fellow Microsoft BI blogger Iman Eftekhari is setting up a BI Social Group in Sydney – called SYBIS. The aim of the group is focused more on networking rather than technical knowledge sharing, so if you like to talk BI (among other things) – it’s a great opportunity to meet some new faces and reconnect with others.

I’ll be there at the first event – from 5.30pm, April 3rd at the Shark Hotel – and sharing my opinions on one of the two themes put forward – “Big Data & Microsoft”, or “Does tool choice really matter?” – winning topic to be decided on the night. Attendees are welcome to come along and disagree with me :)

More details can be found in this LinkedIn group and please RSVP using this MeetUp – 8 attendees already confirmed so don’t be shy!

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