Sunday, June 16, 2013

PASS Data Architecture VC presents Steve Simon–Challenges Designing Finance Data Warehouse

Steve Simon will join us on Thursday June 20th at noon central to help us understand some challenges with designing a financial data warehouse in the real world. Come chat with a SQL Server MCP and seasoned data warehouse architect to reflect on his many years experience in this industry.

There will be a $50 amazon gift card given away during the session.

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Event Time : Thu, Jun 20 2013 12:00 - 13:00 (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learnt

Speaker: Steve Simon, Senior Business Intelligence Development Engineer Atrion Networking Corporation

Summary: In today’s rapidly changing financial world, designing robust and durable data warehouses can be a challenge that does not always stand the test of time. In this presentation, we shall look at some of the challenges and design issues that were encountered whilst designing two custom warehouses and the steps that were required to cope with ongoing requirement changes, indecision from management, and shrinking budgets; all of which affected the progress of moving these projects from the design board to a profitable production stage.

About Steve: Steve Simon is a SQL Server MVP and a senior BI Development Engineer with Atrion Networking. He has been involved with database design and analysis for over 25 years. Steve has presented papers at eight PASS Summits and one at PASS Europe 2009 and 2010. He has just recently presented a Data Quality Services presentation at the PASS Nordic Rally in Copenhagen. Steve has also presented 5 papers at the Information Builders' (IBI) International Summits. He is a PASS regional mentor & chair of the Oracle/SQL Server VC.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

PASS Business Analytics VC presents Mark Tabladillo – Framework for Data Mining

Please join the Business Analytics Virtual Chapter as Mark Tabladillo talks about Best Practices for building a Framework for Data Mining. The GoToMeeting link for Noon Atlantic on June 13th is

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June 13th BAVC Virtual Chapter Meeting

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Featured Presentation: A Best Practices Framework for Data Mining
Mark Tabladillo, Data Mining Architect MarkTab Consulting

Data mining increasingly fascinates business people and information technology professionals alike, with the promise of finding meaningful patterns, relationships, and opportunities in our continuously growing volumes of data. There are tried and tested best practices you can follow to begin and improve your data mining efforts.

About Mark:
Mark Tabladillo, a Microsoft MVP and SAS expert. He helps teams become more confident in making actionable business decisions with the use of data mining and analytics. Mark provides training and consulting for companies in United States and around the world. He also teaches part-time with the University of Phoenix. He tweets @marktabnet and blogs at