4th - 7th May 2016

Liverpool

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Jennifer Stirrup

Jen Stirrup, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and PASS Director-At-Large, is a well-known Business Intelligence and Data Visualization expert, author, data strategist, and community advocate who has been peer-recognized as one of the top 100 most global influential tweeters on Big Data topics. Jen spearheads the PASS Business Analytics Portfolio, which culminates in the PASS Business Analytics portfolio in San Jose each year. Jen has presented at TechEd North America and Europe, PASS Summit, SQLBits, Hadoop Summit 2015, Data Culture Days and SQLSaturday events in Europe and the US. She also was awarded PASS' prestigious PASSion Award in 2012.
http://www.jenstirrup.com
Jennifer Stirrup has submitted 18 sessions for SQLBits XV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

We all know about Big Data: Velocity, Volume and Variety. What about the missing 'V" - Visualisation? What does "big data" look like? Join me to see how you can bigviz your data in PowerBI and Open Source technologies, using Azure for your big data.
In this session, we will look at delivering agile analytics using AzureML. If you are new to the world of analytics, join this session to learn more about data science in your organisation, with a practical emphasis on agile analytics with AzureML.
Does your organisation already use Tableau and wondering about Power BI? Join Tableau expert and author, Jen Stirrup, as she demonstrates how you can use Tableau and Power BI side-by-side, as well as tips and tricks.
In this session, we will look at Predictive Analytics using SQL Server 2016 and R, using our boozy day at the Guinness factory as a backdrop to understanding why statistical learning is important for analytics today. Drinking Guinness is optional!
Deep analytics and analytics-based intelligent action is available to everyone in the form of Cortana Analytics, and visualised with Power BI. Join this session to learn about this exciting technology to obtain organisational insights from your data.
Learn about architecting and managing IoT projects from an envisioning perspective, setting strategy, and then executing operationally. Jen will take you through the lifecycle of an IoT project management from the architecture perspective.
Few's latest book, Signal', is 'clear case for data visualization with.. business examples that show how to find signals in noisy data' (Ben Schneiderman). Let's see where Power BI succeeds or fails to express these ideas. NB: not endorsed by Few
Few's latest book, Signal', is 'clear case for data visualization with.. business examples that show how to find signals in noisy data' (Ben Schneiderman). Let's see how SSRS and Datazen succeed or fail to express these ideas. NB Not endorsed by Few!
Wittgenstein wrote that "The limits of my language means the limits of my world." R and SQL will be essential for business intelligence professionals and budding data scientists alike. Join this session to learn R scripting using SQL for comparison.
We all know about Big Data: Velocity, Volume and Variety. What about the missing 'V" - Visualisation? What does "big data" look like? Join me to see how you can bigviz your data in PowerBI and Open Source technologies, using Azure for your big data.
In this session, we will look at delivering agile analytics using AzureML. If you are new to the world of analytics, join this session to learn more about data science in your organisation, with a practical emphasis on agile analytics with AzureML.
Does your organisation already use Tableau and wondering about Power BI? Join Tableau expert and author, Jen Stirrup, as she demonstrates how you can use Tableau and Power BI side-by-side, as well as tips and tricks.
In this session, we will look at Predictive Analytics using SQL Server 2016 and R, using our boozy day at the Guinness factory as a backdrop to understanding why statistical learning is important for analytics today. Drinking Guinness is optional!
Deep analytics and analytics-based intelligent action is available to everyone in the form of Cortana Analytics, and visualised with Power BI. Join this session to learn about this exciting technology to obtain organisational insights from your data.
Learn about architecting and managing IoT projects from an envisioning perspective, setting strategy, and then executing operationally. Jen will take you through the lifecycle of an IoT project management from the architecture perspective.
Few's latest book, Signal', is 'clear case for data visualization with.. business examples that show how to find signals in noisy data' (Ben Schneiderman). Let's see where Power BI succeeds or fails to express these ideas. NB: not endorsed by Few
Few's latest book, Signal', is 'clear case for data visualization with.. business examples that show how to find signals in noisy data' (Ben Schneiderman). Let's see how SSRS and Datazen succeed or fail to express these ideas. NB Not endorsed by Few!
Wittgenstein wrote that "The limits of my language means the limits of my world." R and SQL will be essential for business intelligence professionals and budding data scientists alike. Join this session to learn R scripting using SQL for comparison.

Previous Sessions

The target audience is anyone who feels, where reporting is concerned, that they are running on the spot in the Red Queen's Race! Please join me to learn more about the processes involved in designing, displaying and producing reports effectively, using SSRS.
Using technical demonstrations in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, this presentation will focus on the practical implementation of data visualisation, along with cognitive science principles supporting data visualisations.
The Apple iPad's cutting edge usability, along with PowerPivot’s accessibility, can be combined to enhance productivity for mobile business users. Come to this session, and learn about mobilising BI for the iPad generation of end users.
Business Intelligence and Data Visualisation features and functionality are key to the strategic and technical changes in SQL Server 2012.
Come to this session to pick up some tips and tricks for advanced reporting writing, that is also in accordance with thinking by Data Visualisation gurus such as Stephen Few and Edward Tufte.
In this intensive one hour session, learn how to analyse and visualise your data using the Data Analysts Toolkit - Microsoft Power BI complemented with R
When it comes to analyzing data, the R statistical language come readily to mind. Python is yet another one of your secret power tool for SQL Server, data analysis and business intelligence. In this session, we will look at both Python and R.
What's your data visualization vegetables, and what's your candy? This session will look at data visualization theory and practice.
In this session, we will look at Predictive Analytics using SQL Server 2016 and R, using our boozy day at the Guinness factory as a backdrop to understanding why statistical learning is important for analytics today. Drinking Guinness is optional!
Come to this session to see how to build a scalable analytical solution on Microsoft Azure with Elastic Search and Kibana.