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Business Intelligence (BI) is more than a buzz-word. It provides the intelligence you need to make informed business decisions.  By now you've heard of Focus 2018.  Did you realize that by attending you will grow professionally, network with other Power BI users, experts, and Microsoft team members and most importantly, learn how to optimize your use of Power BI through Hands on Labs and deep-dive education?  Don't miss out - Register now. Power BI User Group (PUG) Member Jennifer McGuire is a Business Analyst at Strada Education Network and the Indianapolis User Group Leader. Read her welcome message below: Hello, As a local to the area, ...
Data & BI Summit is about to happen, but we don’t have you on the list of attendees yet! Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 24-26 April. At the moment there are still some seats left, claim yours today before they run out! Register Now Some Fast Facts Here are some fast facts that will show why Data & BI Summit is a can’t miss event. Did you know that…. ….Data & BI Summit offers 68 sessions across 4 tracks ….the sessions at Data & BI Summit are hosted by more than 100 speakers ….4 Academy classes are offered within Data & BI Summit’s Pre-Conference ...
Time is ticking. Don’t miss out on your last chance to register for Data & BI Summit. From April 24-26, the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland, will be taken over by Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users from all over Europe. Register Now. Get Inspired by 80+ Sessions Data & BI Summit is packed with opportunities to help you learn and be your best through the digital transformation by gaining new understandings of your data and deepening your knowledge of the Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. At the moment, 81 Data & BI sessions have been announced within the conference schedule. A Closer Look at the ...
It’s proven that communities exist because of the relationships within. Even though it’s usually the content that brings you to an event like Data & BI Summit, the great experiences you will have are founded in the interactions with the community. From 24-26 April, the doors of the Convention Centre in Dublin will open for three days of Data & BI Summit . Join the community of nearly 350 Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users from all over Europe for this can’t miss conference: Register Now Hear it from your peers These days, there are many ways to consume information online, but nothing beats rubbing elbows and hearing ...
With the rise of the Internet and all of the content that comes with that, it can be difficult to justify the time & effort it takes to travel to a conference. If you can look up industry information online and log into a webinar to learn about the newest trends, why bother heading to Data & BI Summit to expand your knowledge? Learning from other people’s experiences at a conference is the most effective way of getting up to speed with the latest developments and products. Luckily, Data & BI Summit has plenty of opportunities for you to do that! Hear it from your peers We’ve spoken with several users, MVP’s, partners and Microsoft within ...
We all have unique needs when it comes to our jobs. It can be difficult to find ways to customize your education, but Focus, held May 21-24, 2018 in Indianapolis, provides just that! Focus does things a little differently than our traditional conferences - It is split up into four, two-day mini-conferences. All Power BI, Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX, CRM and NAV users are invited to join their peers, Microsoft and technical experts in the "Crossroads of America" where you can pick and choose which Focus conference to attend, best suited to your skills and interests. Monday, May 21- Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Dynamics NAV User Group (NAVUG) ...
Tuesday morning the third annual GPUG Amplify conference kicked off with a great opening session. 325 Microsoft Dynamics GP users, leaders and partners were in attendance. The session was hosted by Bob McAdam, GPUG General Manager, and featured Theresa Nistler, Senior Program Manager for the Microsoft Dynamics SBM development team, who shared the newest features in the recently-released Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018. Theresa has been with Microsoft and Great Plains since 1986. She is currently focused on shaping the next release of Microsoft Dynamics in the Financials and Workflow series and so was a very valuable asset to the GPUG Amplify speaker line-up. ...
As you probably already know, content is king at Data & BI Summit. Over 170 submissions for content came in, but the programming committee has selected only the best and most requested sessions to be included in the program, to ensure the highest quality of content possible. Hear it from your peers We’ve spoken with several users, MVP’s, partners and Microsoft within the community about which content they look forward to most and why they’re headed Data & BI Summit. In the video below, Just Thorning BlindBaek and Leila Etaati share their story: Keynote: The Next Era of Analytics Modern BI enables everyone in an organization to easily ...
GPUG Summit Phoenix  is the only conference that brings the Microsoft Dynamics® GP community together to learn, connect, network and have access to finding the solutions you need. With three months before Early Bird pricing ends there are announcements and actions that await you! Call for Proposals If you are a subject matter expert with a great concept for an educational session for Summit Phoenix, you’re in the right place. We are now accepting proposals for educational sessions through April 20, 2018:  Submit Your Ideas. Hotel Blocks Housing for Summit Phoenix is officially open with discounted Summit group rates available until Sept. ...
A challenge for many companies is understanding your business data and how you can use Power BI to transform, analyze, and visualize this data. Over the last several months the  Focus Programming Committee  has worked diligently to determine the most relevant and useful session topics for Power BI users and they are ready to share Focus 2018 session details with you! Check out the schedule      The full schedule of deep-dive sessions is now posted online. View the 25-plus session line-up and accompanying descriptions so you can find the right ones for you. All sessions are 90-minutes long and taught by technical experts. Click here to ...
Together the Dynamics GP User Group (GPUG) community has created an acrostic, a form of writing where the first letter of each line spells out a word or message. Over the past couple of months community volunteers have been posting in the Open Forum regarding one benefit of the GPUG Amplify conference associated with a certain letter that spells out: AMPLIFY . Click on the letters below to learn more about each area from a GPUG member! A M P L I F Y   A mplify your learning  by Kerry Draper, past/current attendee  M ingle with Peers & ...
Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI Users at the inaugural Data & BI Summit , located in the home of the lucky leprechauns, Dublin, Ireland 24-26 April 2018. Lucky you, you can save up to €200 on your Data & BI Summit registration now though you’ll need to hurry, prices increase this Thursday! Register Now Keynote Announcement John Doyle, a Senior Director or Product Marketing on the Cloud & Enterprise team at Microsoft will join attendees in Dublin. Speaking on the Next Era of Analytics with Microsoft Power BI it’s can’t miss keynote. Learn more about John’s opening keynote. Curious who else will attend? ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. This time we spoke with Leila Etaati, Data Scientist, MVP, BI Consultant at Radacad and speaker at Data & BI Summit. In this blog, she gives us an insight on what she is most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is content one of the top reasons to attend this conference? Leila: “Data & BI Summit has a great variety of good content on Power BI and other data analytics tools, both for desktop ...
GPUG Amplify is THE spring conference for Microsoft Dynamics® GP users to attend. Held March 20-21 in downtown Chicago, GPUG Amplify is also work and home friendly - in Monday night and home by Wednesday night. Register today! GPUG Amplify is your spring conference to :  Interact directly with the Microsoft Dynamics GP Support team. Take in 35+ educational sessions covering product insight, reporting best practices and functional topics. Attend a compelling Keynote presentation on Blockchain. Network with ISVs dedicated to Dynamics GP. Advance your skills through Pre- and Post-Conference Academy instructor-led training. Sit for your ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. This time we spoke with Nikhil Gaekwad, who is a product manager on the Power BI service team at Microsoft and speaker at Data & BI Summit. In this blog, he gives us an insight on what he is most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is this conference a can’t miss from a content perspective? Nikhil: “It’s quite astonishing how fast the Data & BI space it growing. To be honest its quite hard ...
Although the Advanced Pricing deadline is drawing near (15 March), the excitement around Data & BI Summit is just getting started! Register Now Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI Users at the inaugural Data & BI Summit, located in Dublin, Ireland 24-26 April 2018 at the Convention Centre Dublin. Why Attend? Need more convincing? Here are three reasons to attend: Content - You’ll have access to exceptional content on how to bring your company through the digital transformation by gaining new understandings of your data and deepening your knowledge of the Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. Products will ...
There’s still time to register for   Focus  at a discounted price. Early Bird Pricing is available through Wednesday, February 28! Take advantage of this great deal and save $100 instantly. Like 95% of last year's Focus survey respondents who said their objectives for attending the conference were met, you too will find value in the educational and networking opportunities at Focus 2018, May 21-22 in Indianapolis, IN. Here’s a recap of the many benefits shared over the past few months: Deep-dive education.   Consistently rated the number one reason to attend, 25+ 90-minute breakout sessions and Hands on Labs will provide in-depth, multi-level ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. This time we spoke with Ásgeir Gunnarsson, who is a BI developer at Össur, member of the programming committee and speaker at Data & BI Summit. In this blog, he gives us an insight on what he is most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is content one of the top reasons to attend this conference? Ásgeir: “The most important thing you can bring back to the office from a conference is new knowledge. ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. In this blog Rose Spitzer, general manager, and Jena Coffie, program manager of the Power BI user group, give us an insight on what they are most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is content one of the top reasons to attend this conference? Rose: “We had an amazing response to the call for proposals that went out. We have so much great quality content from experts within the industry, that I really ...
What are your organization’s business objectives tied to Microsoft Dynamics® GP? Like 93% of last years’ GPUG Amplify survey respondents who said their objectives for attending the conference were met, you too will find value in the educational and intimate networking opportunities at  GPUG Amplify 2018 , March 20-21 in downtown Chicago, IL. At GPUG Amplify, curated specifically for Dynamics GP users and leaders, you have the opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with fellow users, product experts, and Microsoft leaders on how to maximize Dynamics GP performance to achieve business success.  Whether you are an End-User, C-Level Executive, ...