Carmel works at the Prodata SQL Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, where she is a data management specialist, with background in Business Intelligance and Business Analysis.

Over the past few years, Carmel has taken a keen interest in how the world of data is progressing, and what that can mean for us all, in terms of empowerment of every day decisions through data - from business, to personal life, good data is key.

As a committee member for, and speaker at, the SQL Server Ireland User Group, she has played an active roll in bringing 3 SQL Saturdays to Dublin, and is heavily involved in the SQL community across Europe.


In this session we will explore the Irish Economic Crisis from multiple perspectives, using Microsoft’s latest Visualisation tools including Power BI, Power Query, Power Map, Power View and Q&A.
Gain insights into what is behind the media storm surrounding the Economic Crisis, by diving into publically available data using PowerBI . Learn how the use of analytical tools can empower us by answering the questions we need to ask.