Alexander is a principal solutions architect at Data Masterminds. Nobody really knows what it means to be a principal solutions architect, but he spends his days helping clients of all shapes and sizes to take better care of and make more sense of their data. He has spent the last 25 years poking around with data, databases and related infrastructure services such as storage, networking and virtualization, occasionally emerging from the technical darkness to attend a Star Wars convention somewhere in the world. He is a Data Platform MVP, frequent international speaker, podcaster, Pluralsight author, blogger and a Microsoft Certified Trainer, focusing on the Microsoft data platform stack.
Alexander Arvidsson's Training Days
Making Data Matter - Combining Data, Visual Storytelling and Presentation Skills for Maximum ImpactSQLBits 2024
No data in the world will make any difference unless you can make it matter. In this full-day workshop, you will learn the skills to take your ability to communicate to a whole new level - using Power BI as the tool of choice.
Presentation Skills MasterclassSQLBits 2023
Let's go beyond the basics and dive deep into presentation skills.
Alexander Arvidsson's Sessions
Roche's Maxim of Data Transformation - By ExampleSQLBits 2024
Roche's Maxim of Data Transformation states that "data should be transformed as far upstream as possible, and as far downstream as necessary". Simple, powerful, and beautiful - but what does it really MEAN? Come find out through example.
Stand Fast - How Governance Can Save You a FortuneSQLBits 2024
Why is it that cloud projects often end up way more expensive than they should? The answer might surprise you: a lack of governance. Come learn how to turn governance from limitation to enablement.
Knee-Deep In Tech Live @ SQL BitsSQLBits 2024
Come be a part of the audience for a recording of an episode of Knee-Deep in Tech, a bi-weekly technology podcast! The topic for this year's recording is: Agile, DevOps; DataOps and all the other methods - help or hindrance?
+5 Wisdom - Learn to Ask Better Questions to Solve the Right ProblemsSQLBits 2023
By asking the right questions we can solve the actual problem - not only the problem we think we are facing. Take a step back, look further, and ask better questions. We'll show you how.
Spell of Transmutation - Using Debezium to Transfer Realtime Data Changes to Event HubSQLBits 2023
Getting changes from SQL Server to Event Hub can be tedious. I'll show you how to set up Debezium to automate SQL Server change data capture into Event Hub and explain why this matters for your serverless architecture!
Knee-Deep In Tech Live @ SQL BitsSQLBits 2023
Be part of a live audience recording of an episode of Knee-Deep in Tech!
Learning to Listen - Making the Most of MentoringSQLBits 2022
Being a mentor or a mentee offer amazing opportunities but come with their own sets of challenges. We'll help you make the most of mentoring!