October 2014: 9 Free SQL Server online trainings from Pragmatic Works

Installing and Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services 10/2/2014, 11:00am ET Instructor: Robert Cain Reporting Services has become the backbone of information distribution for many businesses. It's vital then you have a good understanding of the configuration manager, as the choices you make here can affect your entire reporting infrastructure. Topics such as Scale-Out deployments, encryption…


Microsoft Data Platform events in Canada: SQL 2014, Power BI, Predictive Analytics and BIG Data

Want to get familiar with the new SQL Server 2014, Power BI, Azure Predictive Analytics or Microsoft Big Data solutions? Join Microsoft Canada, our partners and the SQL PASS community for an across Canada in-person and online event series that will introduce you to these solutions. Please find the upcoming events list below. This page will…


Power BI for Office 365 tenant step-by-step setup guide

  Do you want to try Power BI for Office 365? We have a free one month trail offer!  Here is a guide on how you can set up Power BI for Office 365 trial tenant to get familiar with the solution     Step 1: From http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/business/compare-office-365-for-business-plans-FX102918419.aspx chose Enterprise tab and under O365 E3…


SQL Server 2014 and Power BI launch events in Canada

> please find the latest event list here. Want to get familiar with the new SQL Server 2014 and Power BI? Microsoft Canada, our partners and SQL PASS community will run a series of SQL Server 2014 and Power BI launch events across Canada and online. Please find below the upcoming events list. We will…


Ottawa SQL Server 2014 Day May 9th

Microsoft in collaboration with SQLTeach is having a full day of presentation on SQL Server 2014. We will be presenting 5 sessions on different feature of SQL Server 2014. Join us for this free workshop day in Microsoft Office. See the presented sessions below. Date: Friday May 9th Location: 100 Queen 5th floor, Ottawa ,…


Microsoft Partner webcast. Manufacturers: Transform Your Data into Actionable Business Insight

    All the information you need to make fact-based decisions already exists, you just need to harness it! Manufacturers are finding innovative ways beyond the traditional management of margins and costs to optimize profitability. This webinar will show how technology can help your business increase efficiency, compete more effectively, and increase profits through more…


Morgan Stanley CIO Survey: BI, DW and Analytics remain key priorities for 2014

  Morgan Stanley surveyed 150 CIOs from companies with annual revenue between $500 million and north of $20 billion. Morgan Stanley reports 4.6% IT spending growth in 2013 and expects 2014 spending increase of 4.5%. The surveyed CIOs' "spending mindset" continues to shift toward growth investment and away from cost-cutting. Cloud computing, ERP and business…


15.02.2014: Samedi BigData à Montréal | Big Data Saturday in Montreal

    Samedi BigData 2014 à Montréal BigData Saturday 2014 in Montreal   Joignez-vous à nous en cette nouvelle année pour une séance explorant les nouvelles possibilités offertes par les données volumineuses ou « Big Data ».   Des experts et partenaires certifiés Microsoft seront sur place pour présenter les technologies liées à l'intelligence d'affaires (BI),…


Journée BI Microsoft – Montréal – 4-décembre

  On estime qu’il se crée environ 5 milliards de giga-octets de données à toutes les 10 minutes à travers le monde— ça, c’est le Big Data. Bien que vous ne produisiez pas cette quantité de données, si vous êtes comme la majorité de nos clients, vous rencontrez certains enjeux relativement au stockage et la…


BI and Big Data – Montreal – December 4th

  An estimated 5 billion gigabytes of data are created around the world every 10 minutes—that is big data. Although you aren’t creating quite that much data, if you’re like most of our customers, you face challenges as you work to store and manage the volume of data your business generates from customers, social media,…