Chris Webb is a member of the Power BI Customer Advisory Team at Microsoft

Sessions

Whats new in AS 2008?
Performance Tuning MDX queries
Using Analysis Services as a data source for Reporting Services reports
This session will show you how to build aggregations in Analysis Services 2008 that are useful for the queries you're actually running
Learn how the Analysis Services cache works, and how you can pre-load it with data to ensure optimal query performance.
Learn to tune Analysis Services 2008 query performance
This session will introduce the basic concepts of the new multidimensional calculation language, DAX, and show how to implement several common calculations in it
Learn about the most frequently made Analysis Services design mistakes, the problems they cause, and how to fix them or not make them in the first place
This session will introduce the concept of scoped assignments in MDX and show how they can be used to solve various calculation problems.
This session explains what the BI Semantic Model in SQL Server Denali is, how it is related to Analysis Services, and provides a brief introduction to the new Tabular model.
This session will cover advanced security topics in the Analysis Services Multidimensional model.
This session looks at the most significant new functionality to be added to SSAS Multidimensional in recent years: support for the DAX language and Power View.
An in-depth session on advanced Power Query functionality and the M language
A fun session showing some amazing things you can do with Power BI
See how to use Power Query to build a detail-level reporting solution
Think you know MDX? This session will show you some advanced, little-known but nonetheless practical tips and tricks for writing complex calculations and making your queries run faster.
Learn to build Analysis Services models in the cloud
Learn to use the M language to load data into the next version of SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular.
Learn how to get the most of your SSAS MD cubes when using Power BI as a front-end
Learn what Azure Analysis Services is, when to use it and how to build Tabular models for it
Learn how dataflows can be used to load data in Power BI.
So your dataset is taking too long to refresh. What can you do? In this presentation you’ll learn about all the different components that can contribute to slow refresh performance such as the data sources you’re using,
In this session you’ll learn about some of these advanced analytical features in Power BI, including: the Analytics pane on visuals; the Key Influencers visual and other AI features.
In this session you'll learn real-world experience from Microsoft's Customer Advisory Team about what you need to manage and administer Power BI.
Performance tune Power Query in Power BI and Power BI Dataflows
Generate tables of data using the #table M function in Power Query
Power BI enables customers and partners to do more with their data. Come to this session to learn about the latest information about our strategy, vision, and roadmap for Power BI. 
SQL bits and London Power BI user group are brining a Q&A panel with some of Power BI CAT team members to ask everything about Power BI. Join us with your questions
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