Jen Stirrup, recently named as one of the top 9 most influential Business Intelligence female experts in the world by Solutions Review, is a 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 and Analytics topics. Jen has featured as a role model MVP by the Microsoft MVP Program, featured on a dedicated page of the MVP website. 
Jen has presented worldwide, who was honoured with her career highlight in delivering a demo as part of the PASS 2016 keynote with Joseph Sirosh, with a demo on mapping Pokemon using AzureML, R, PowerBI and Azure SQL Database! 
As the sole owner of a boutique Data Science and Business Intelligence consultancy, Jen has delivered varied projects which including leading organisations such as the NHS Trusts and private companies to the cloud, whilst also spearheading a Data Science Program from soup-to-nuts for a Government department.
In addition to delivering world-class solutions, Jen leads the tech community via her role as an elected Director for PASS, where she is in her fourth year. She has lead the PASS Business Analytics Portfolio and the Virtual Chapters portfolio.
As part of this remit, Jen has run a number of events including the PASS Business Analytics events, in addition to other events such as Data Culture Day (London), SQLSaturday Business Analytics (London), and the UK Power BI Summit. In addition, Jen has presented at global events including SQLServerGeeks (Bengaluru, India), SQL Server Live! 360 (US) Microsoft Ignite (US), PASS Summit (US), a TechEd alumni speaker in North America and Europe, SQLKonferenz(Germany), Database Days(Zurich), SQLServerDays (Belgium) and SQLServerDay (Poland), as well as presenting at every SQLBits since number 7.
Jen has presented at SQLSaturday events in Paris, Vienna, Cologne, Munich, Budapest, Charlotte (US), Barcelona, Dublin, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Exeter(UK), Southampton(UK), Cambridge(UK) and her own SQLSaturday event in Edinburgh. 
Jen has also presented at non-Microsoft conferences such as Hadoop Summit, Creativity+Science, Tableau Conference, and SatRDay in Budapest. 

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.
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