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Next Meeting

Thu, Mar 14 2013 12:00 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


March 14th PASS BA VC Meeting

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A Big Data Primer

The term "big data" dominates the headlines in technology news these days, but what is the fuss really all about? What are the implications for traditional data warehousing and reporting? What kind of technology and skill sets do you need to successfully implement to a big data strategy? In this session, you'll get a gentle, business-focused introduction to big data and leave with some inspiration and practical steps for tackling your first big data project


Stacia Misner is a SQL Server MVP, SSAS Maestro, MCIT-BI, and MCTS-BI with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. A consultant, educator, author, and principal of Data Inspirations, her career spans more than 25 years, with a focus on improving business practices through technology. Since 2000, Stacia has been providing consulting and education services for Microsoft's Business Intelligence technologies. During that time, she has also authored several books covering the Microsoft BI stack.