Introduction to the Microsoft BI Technology Stack
John’s session is designed to introduce you to the world beyond SQL/SSIS/SSRS. John will show you how to build cubes in Analysis Services 2008, demonstrate browsing cubes with Excel 2007, how to deploy dashboards in SharePoint 2007 built using Excel Services and demonstrate how PerformancePoint Services can add the glitz to your BI project.
John is a well-respected designer and architect of business intelligence solutions who likes nothing more than getting his hands dirty with real life coding problems. John is an independent consultant with extensive experience of implementing Business Intelligence solutions on the Microsoft platform across a wide range of industries including financial services, retail and professional services organisations.
John designs and builds solutions based on Microsoft SQL Server / SSAS / SSRS / SSIS delivered to the end-user through Power BI dashboards.
Pulling on his systems integration skills whereby disparate components are brought together in a coherent fashion, John has become an expert in applying continuous integration techniques to data warehouse projects, thereby ensuring code is automatically built, deployed and tested as changes are made by the development team.
John is also a regular speaker at the SQLBits conference and SQL Saturday events.