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  • M365 Cincinnati 2020 #M365Cincinnati

    M365 Friday Cincinnati 2020

    M365 Friday Cincinnati 2020 is occurring Friday October 23rd, 2020! The event will be virtual, and it will feature so many great sessions and speakers! My session, Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World, will showcase how you can use your data in Microsoft 365 no matter where it lives. The list of sessions is amazing with so many great speakers and sessions! Register and then check out all the sessions!  

  • M365 Ottawa 2020 #M365Ottawa

    M365 Saturday Ottawa 2020

    I am happy to say I am speaking at the M365 Saturday Ottawa 2020 virtual event! The FREE event is happening October 17th, 2020 and will feature 40 other great speakers as well! My session, Gaining insights with Power BI, will highlight how you can get can utilize Power BI to see how your business is doing. The list of sessions is amazing with so many great speakers and sessions! Register and then check out all the sessions!   Resources Gaining Insights with Power BI – M365 Ottawa 2020 (Slides) Download Microsoft Power BI Desktop (non Windows Store version) Download Microsoft Power BI Desktop (Windows Store version) Microsoft on-premises data…

  • M365 Saskatchewan 2020 #M365Sask

    M365 Saturday Saskatchewan

    * 10/3/2020 Updated at the bottom with resources from the session. M365 Saturday Saskatchewan 2020 is going virtual! The FREE event is happening October 3rd, 2020 and will feature some great content. 30 sessions in total along with a keynote by Jeff Teper! Session rooms are in the following categories: Microsoft 365 Development SharePoint Online Power Platform Microsoft Teams My session, Gaining insights with Power BI, is scheduled for 1:30pm local time / 2:30pm Central US time. The schedule is amazing with so many great speakers and sessions! Register and then check out all the sessions! Resources Gaining Insights with Power BI – M365 Saskatchewan 2020 (Slides) Download Microsoft Power…

  • sql saturday auckland 2020

    SQL Saturday Auckland 2020

    SQL Saturday Auckland 2020 is going virtual! The FREE event is happening August 8th, 2020 and will feature some fantastic content. 50 sessions in total! Sessions are broken out into the following categories: Machine Learning & Advanced Analytics Application & Database Development Cloud Application Development & Deployment Power BI Learning Path for Data professional Job I will be giving a session on how you can use your data in the Microsoft cloud, no matter where it lives. My session will start at 9:50AM local time (4:50PM Central US time). The schedule is amazing with so many great speakers and sessions! Register and then check out all the sessions!

  • PASS Virtual Summit 2020 #PASSSummit

    PASS Summit 2020

    I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at #PASSsummit 2020! This year's PASS Virtual Summit will have pre-conference workshops starting November 10th, 2020 and continue with several days of sessions. What is PASS Virtual Summit? As the Summit site mentions, “With over 250 in-depth sessions across four key streams of: Architecture, Data Management, Analytics and Professional Development, this really is the event for data professionals across the world.” Summit has been celebrated for many years by data professionals as THE global conference by data people, for data people. This year's event will be virtual and available online for attendees worldwide, so registered today! Power BI Sharing Session…

  • Users Can Now Buy Office 365 Licenses via Self-Service

    Users Can Now Buy Office 365 Licenses via Self-Service

    As announced last year by Microsoft, Office 365 now allows any user in your organization to purchase a license for Power BI Pro. As Message Center post MC193609 announced, Power BI Pro is available for self-service purchase beginning on January 14th, 2020. The current price for a Power BI Pro license with annual agreement is $9.99 USD. The other Power Platform tools, Power Automate and Power Apps, will be available for self-service purchase by your users on January 28th, 2020. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions! Why not allow self-service? There are a few reasons why you might want to disable the ability for your users to purchase licenses…

  • Using your on-prem data in a cloud world SQLSatATLBI 2019

    Back to the ATL 2019

    I hope you will join me in Atlanta Georgia on October 19th for SQL Saturday Atlanta - BI Edition!

  • Music City Tech 2019

    Music City Tech 2019

    Music City Tech is one of the largest technology conferences in Middle Tennessee and is happening over three days – September 5th, 6th, & 7th. This year's conference is made up of Music City Code, Music City Agile, and Music City Data – three separate conferences all joined under the banner of Music City Tech. Each conference has its own focus, schedule, and speakers. This year I'm giving two presentations aligned with Music City Data and I will deliver both sessions on Saturday September 7th. Tickets are selling fast and they sell out every year, so get yours today! I hope to see you there! Music City Tech Website  …

  • Nashville Office 365 & SharePoint Users Group

    Thank you everyone that attended the Valentine's Day edition of the Nashville SUG! You had great questions and I enjoyed the conversation. Here are the slides for the meeting, including what's new, events, and the presentation – Build reports and securely share them in SharePoint Here is a direct link to the presentation where I talk about the data gateway and show how to use it – MVP Days recording