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Next Meeting: Wed, Feb 13 2013

PDVC - DBA: Transitioning to a BI Role

Language: English
Event Type: Online
Online Meeting URL: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usergroups/join?id=NN33HC&role=attend
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Business Intelligence is an extremely hot career. If you are a DBA, how can you transition to a BI role? James Serra will describe what exactly BI is, what encompasses the Microsoft BI stack, why it is so popular, and why a BI career pays so much. Then James will delve into the steps to take to become a BI expert and how he made the transition.

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UTC : Wed, Feb 13 2013 18:00 - 19:00
Event Time : Wed, Feb 13 2013 10:00 - 11:00 (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Wed, Feb 13 2013 18:00 - 19:00

Where

http://prof-dev.sqlpass.org
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Featured Presentation

Transitioning to a BI Role

Speaker: James Serra Microsoft

Summary: Business Intelligence is an extremely hot career. If you are a DBA, how can you transition to a BI role? I will describe what exactly BI is, what encompasses the Microsoft BI stack, why it is so popular, and why a BI career pays so much. Then I will delve into the steps to take to become a BI expert and how I made the transition.

About James: James Serra is an independent consultant serving as Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, and Master Data Management Architect, and has more than 25 years of IT experience. He started as a software developer and then served as a DBA for 12 years, working extensively the past seven years with BI using the SQL Server BI stack (SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS). James is a SQL Server MVP and is a noted speaker, blogger, and contributing writer for SQL Server Pro magazine.

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