SQLNorthEast SQL Server User Group (@sqlne)

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SQLNorthEast SQL Server User Group, Thursday 25th May with Malcolm Smith and Emil Glownia

  • In-Person @ 100, Quayside Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom (map)
  • 18:00 - 21:00 GMT Daylight Time
  • Language: English


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Network, learn, ask a question, meet other folk, get fed - these are all things that happen at user group events. These events are a really great opportunity to socialise in an informal learning experience - if you want your own exposure then come and do a 1 - 5 minute nugget in front of your peers or use it as an opportunity to ask for help with any issues that may arise at work.

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5.45pm – 6:15pm Registration and networking
6:20pm - 7:20pm – Getting "dirty" with the Data Science Professional Project - Malcolm Smith
7:20 - 7:40pm - Break
7:40pm – 8:20pm - Is PowerBi a replacement of a DataWarehouse - Emil Glownia

8:20pm - Feedback and Close


Finally: Drinks on the Quayside :)

Featured Presentation:

Getting “dirty” with the Data Science Professional Project

Malcolm Smith, BI/SQL Developer NCFE

In this session he will provide an overview of his Machine Learning experiment from the final module of the Data Science Professional Project which forms part of a Cortana Intelligence Competition. Starting with a dirty dataset, the aim is to clean and process the data within an experiment to predict the outcome – easy! Or is it? We will walk through some of the skills (and pain points) covered as part of the course and how these can be transferred into producing a fully trained and scored, Machine Learning experiment giving you confidence to have a go knowing what improvements work with your data, so you can be boss of your Data Mining or Machine Learning projects.

About Malcolm:
Malcolm started as a BI test in 2002 and after finding too many bugs progressed into development on DB2 using Business Objects. He swiftly moved to the dark side, providing Developer support, VB & C# with MS SQL 2000+ and his current role as a BI/SQL Developer has even allowed him to pick up some MySQL Malcolm is active in the SQL Community and is regularly involved in helping at SQLbits, SQLRelay and SQLSaturday’s around the UK.

Is Power BI a replacement of a Data Warehouse?

Emil Glownia

- What is Power BI? - What is a data warehouse? - What are the differences? - Does Power BI replace a Data Warehouse? - Questions & Answers

About Emil:
Katie & Emil (husband & wife) and are founders of Katie & Emil LTD a BI Consulting & Training Company specializing in Microsoft Technologies. Emil is a Microsoft certified Solutions Expert for the BI stack (MCSE:BI). Katie & Emil created over 300 videos and 700 pages that are available for free on their website.