I'm speaking at #ITDevConnections 2018! Join me in Dallas and learn on topics such as: Blockchain Demystified for Business Intelligence Professionals Data Analytics with Azure Cosmos Schema-less Data and Power BI R in Power BI for Absolute Beginners There is also a Women in Technology lunch and I'm excited about that, too! Join me in… Continue reading I’m speaking at #ITDevConnections 2018!
After seven years as an MVP, I'm still starry-eyed because I'm privileged to be part of the program. Thank you Microsoft for having me to the MVP party, and for providing me with this great award. I'll continue to strive to be worthy of your trust and acknowledgement. If you're attending MVP Summit for the… Continue reading 10 Golden Rules of MVP Summit
How do you get started? The online and offline courses, books, MOOCs, papers, blogs and the forums help, of course. I regularly use several resources for learning but my number one source of learning is: Doing the do
Techorama is a yearly international technology conference which takes place at Metropolis Antwerp. We welcome about 1500 attendees, a healthy mix between developers, IT Professionals, Data Professionals and SharePoint professionals.
One question that keeps popping up in myc customer AzureML projects is 'How do I conduct data preparation on my data?' In this blog, we explore this topic in more detail.
PASS’ first Business Analytics Day, which will be held in Chicago on January 11, 2017. You can choose one of two full-day, in-depth sessions for $595: In-Database Analytics with R and SQL Server 2016 and Mastering Power BI Solutions. These are unique learning opportunities to get more advanced in R or data visualization with Power BI. And as… Continue reading PASS Business Analytics Day, Jan 11, Chicago
Joseph Sirosh's keynotes always contain amazing demos. The future is here, now. You can have this technology too.
I blogged over at my 'official' company blog about strategic considerations regarding Digital Transformation. There is a lot of messaging directed at sales, partners and CEO level conversations. For the techies, however, how does the strategy translate into a technical implementation that you can actually deliver, to facilitate Digital Transformation within the organisation? In other… Continue reading WPC Day One: Translating Digital Transformation into Solutions
It's great to see so many people want to participate in the MVP Program. I find that I'm being asked fairly frequently at the moment - say, a couple of times a week - by community individuals if I will nominate them. Here are some disclaimers: I have no influence over the MVP Program at… Continue reading 5 Things I need you to do if you want me to nominate you for an MVP Award
Fancy joining me in Paris? 25th June, I'll be there! The details are below.It's the place to be, to learn Microsoft Data Platform technologies e.g. Azure, Power BI, SQL Server - and there's a range of sessions for beginners to experts. Register here - http://www.sqlsaturday.com/510/eventhome.aspx Also, a big Thank You to the SQLSaturday Paris team for having me… Continue reading See you in Paris? Presenting at SQLSaturday Paris?
In this world of data-driven analytics, organisations can't afford to sit on the Acheron; the Rubicon has already been crossed, and organisations need to get their feet wet.
If you play Halo 5, then DocumentDB has already come into your life! You may have heard that Azure DocumentDB has made some new exciting developments, based on industry, customer and user feedback. Let’s have a look at the biggest news: DocumentDB now has protocol support for MongoDB. From the industry perspective, this is… Continue reading DocumentDB News: Protocol support for MongoDB Lands!