Christian Wade

As program management lead in the Power BI engineering group, Christian is responsible for enterprise modeling features across Microsoft's BI product portfolio including Power BI, Azure Analysis Services and SQL Server Analysis Services. Christian is a regular keynote speaker at the largest Power BI conferences and coined the term "clicky clicky draggy droppy" data analysis. Creator of the BISM Normalizer, a diff & merge tool for Analysis Services tabular models.

Christian Wade's Sessions

Big data analytics with Power BISQLBits 2022

Learn how to unlock massive datasets for interactive analysis, accelerating time to insight, and reducing TCO.

Power BI: Business Intelligence Strategy, Vision, & RoadmapSQLBits 2020

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. 

Enterprise BI with Power BI Premium and SSAS (part 1)SQLBits 2019

Power BI Premium and Analysis Services enable you to build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions. This session will deep dive into exciting new and upcoming features.

Enterprise BI with Power BI Premium and SSAS (part 2)SQLBits 2019

Various topics will be covered such as management of large, complex models, connectivity, programmability, performance, scalability, management of artifacts, source-control integration, and monitoring. Learn how to use Power BI Premium to create semantic models that are reused throughout large, enterprise organizations.

Power BI & Azure Data Services - Better TogetherSQLBits 2019

Come to this session to learn how to enable collaboration and solution design for business users and IT specialists to build solutions that enable an origanization to harness the power of their big data.  This session will enable you to collaborate across business and IT, and how we can extend intelligence beyond Power BI into Azure Data Services. Once Power BI has landed in an organization, attaching and extending into Azure can be achieved using common use cases and modernization plays.

Whats New in Azure Analysis ServicesSQLBits 2018

This session will reveal what's new for Azure Analysis Services in the areas of performance, scalability, advanced calculations, model management, and monitoring.

MDX vs. DAX: Currency Conversion FaceoffSQLBits 2013

Compare and contrast how multidimensional and tabular achieve the same end result in quite different ways. Features covered can be used in a broad range of scenarios (not only currency conversion), adding valuable knowledge to your SSAS arsenal.