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Announcing the re-launch of the Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group (MSBISF)
When: Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 6pm – 8pm
Carl DeSantis Building Room #4030
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314
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Featured Session: Business Intelligence Industry Trends
The data business has been booming the past few years with many new vendors entering the market and innovative offerings popping up each week. In this session we will discuss the state of the state of business intelligence. We will talk about how innovative technologies can change the business intelligence game and should be a part of your overall information strategy. Disruptor technologies like Data Discovery, Cloud, Mobile, Predictive Analytics and Big Data will be covered. This not to miss session will be a mix of presentation, demos and lively conversation.
Featured Speaker: Jennifer Underwood, Founder & Principal, Impact Analytix, LLC
Jen Underwood has almost 20 years of experience in data warehousing, business intelligence and predictive analytics. She advises, develops, reviews technical solutions and performs industry analysis. Prior to launching Impact Analytix, she was a Microsoft Global Business Intelligence Technical Product Manager for offerings spanning across Microsoft SQL Server, Excel and SharePoint. She also held roles as an Enterprise Data Platform Specialist, Tableau Technology Evangelist and a Business Intelligence Consultant for Big 4 Systems Integration firms. Throughout most of her career she has been researching, designing and implementing analytic solutions across a variety of open source, niche and enterprise vendor landscapes including Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and SAP.
As an industry analyst, presenter, author, blogger and trainer, Jen is quite active in the global technical community. Recently she was honored with a Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT) membership, 2013 Tableau Zen Master award, Worldwide PASS Excel BI Chapter leadership role and a Dun & Bradstreet MVP. She writes articles for BeyeNetwork, SQL Server Pro and other industry media channels.
Jen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a post graduate certificate in Computer Science - Data Mining from the University of California, San Diego.
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