All the ways to break into data science and analytics

2018-05-01 / SQL Saturday #759 / Event URL / Slides

In this session, we will explore all the various ways to pivot into the data science field. We will go over some common scenarios, and will inspect different pieces of advice found on the Internet.

R in Power BI

2018-05-01 / SQL Saturday #759 / Event URL / Slides

In this session, we will touch on R as the language for data science, and then will dive right into how to use R within the Power BI environment, and why to use it in a first place.

R and Power BI - Better Together

2018-03-08 / Jacksonville Power BI User Group / URL

R is one of the leading languages in the world of data science. It has a growing following and many applications, including data transformation, machine learning, statistical modeling, data visualization, web applications, and even building websites.

R is widely used in academia, science and business. Some of the large companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Airbnb, Etsy, Stitch Fix, IBM and Uber use R for data science exclusively, or in tandem with Python.

In this session, we will first look at R separately as a language, followed by use of R within Power BI: how, when and why to resort to it for data transformation, modeling and visualization.

SASS: Simplify, Standardize, Automate and Scale your enterprise reporting

2017-10-05 / Jacksonville Power BI User Group / URL

In this session, we will talk about how to run Power BI reporting on enterprise level with minimal resources (i.e. lean), and introduce you to a SASS framework: simple, standard, automated and scalable.

Migrate your enterprise reporting into Power BI: process canvas, pitfalls & best practices

2017-08-12 / SQL Saturday #649 / URL

In this session, we will discuss how to efficiently migrate your retrospective analytics from where it is now to Power BI, and do it in a way that saves you time in the future.

Some of the topics include: