How can founders and entrepreneurs work on producing a data foundation as they scale up? Business metrics guide founders and decision-makers to make the right call to push their ventures towards their goals. In the initial launch of a startup, the focus tends to be on revenue and profits. However, if a startup wants to scale up, it is important to broaden what metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) are monitored at each stage so that they can grow the business by using data instead of just intuition.
TL; DR Yes Let me tell you about the second-worst conference experience I've ever had as a speaker. The worst experience happened a few years ago and it is at the foot of the post so you will have to read down - note, it does have a trigger warning. Speakers from diverse backgrounds want… Continue reading Isn’t it time community speakers were all treated reasonably and equally by organizers?
I'm excited to be presenting at the European Sharepoint, Office365 and Azure Conference in Copenhagen on 26th - 29th November. The conference has great content delivered by Microsoft MVPs, Regional Directors and Microsoft team members. It's a great place to get all of your Microsoft content and news to help you with your current technical… Continue reading Get Hygge with it – Your 5 Step Guide to #ESPC18
Come and meet me at Microsoft Ignite!
Businesses struggle with many different aspects of data and technology. It can be difficult to know what technology to choose. Also, it can be hard to know where to turn, when there are so many buzzwords in the mix: analytics, big data and open source. My session at PASS Summit is essentially talking about these… Continue reading Want to learn how to light up Big Data Analytics using Apache Spark in Azure?
Microsoft Data Insights - Digital Transformation with Power BI for the CEO
Call for Thought Leaders and budding Thought Leaders! Podcasting opportunities for people who want a help organisations live a more data-driven life.
I’ll be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando, December 5-9. Surrounded by your fellow industry professionals, Live! 360 provides you with immediately usable training and education that will help make you the 'go to' expert in your organisation. SPECIAL OFFER: As a speaker, I can extend $500 savings on the 5-day package. Register here: http://bit.ly/LSPK77_Home I’ll… Continue reading I’m speaking at Live! 360 Orlando
Join me in Edinburgh on 10th June for a one day Masterclass in SQL Server 2016 Business Intelligence and Data Visualisation! You'll get takeaway notes and experience hands-on labs that focus on: Power BI Excel R AzureML SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Datazen There will be an emphasis on practical applications… Continue reading SQL Server 2016 Business Intelligence and Dataviz Masterclass