Session 1: Looking Through the Windshield: Creating Forward-Looking Dashboards and KPIs
Speaker: Brian Larson is the Chief Technology Officer at Superior Consulting Services and has presented at SQL Server Connections, the PASS Summit and the Microsoft BI Conference. As a consultant to Microsoft, Brian contributed to the original code base of Reporting Services. Brian is the author of "Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Service: 4th Edition" and "Delivering Business Intelligence with SQL Server 2012: 3rd Edition" as well as co-author of "Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power View."
Session 2: Date with DAX
This session will focus on the time intelligence functions built into DAX, along with writing custom date logic to deal with a range of common reporting requirements. We will cover the use of the built-in functions, as well as how to recreate their logic with non-standard calendars.
You will walk away from this training session with a better understanding of the full array of time-based functions built into DAX, and how these can be used to solve common reporting problems.
About the Speaker: Greg Baldini is a BI Analyst with GNet Group. His background is in data modeling and Tabular cube development. He has in-depth experience designing and developing business reporting solutions spanning the Microsoft Business Intelligence platform.