Marco Russo

Marco is a business intelligence consultant and mentor. He wrote several books about Power BI, Analysis Service, and Power Pivot. He also regularly write articles and white papers that are available on Marco is a Microsoft MVP and an SSAS Maestro, the highest level of certification on Microsoft Analysis Services. Today, Marco focuses his time with SQLBI customers, traveling extensively to train and consult on DAX and data modeling for Power BI and Analysis Services. Marco also teaches public classes worldwide. Marco is a regular speaker at international conferences. He also enjoys delivering evening sessions at local user groups during his trips.

Marco Russo's Sessions

DAX Best PracticesSQLBits 2018

Best bractices in DAX formulas from real world experience.

Power BI DashboardingSQLBits 2015

Power BI offers new features for creating dashboards on the cloud. In this session, you will learn how to create data models, display visualizations and synchronize cloud data with on premise data sources.

SSAS Tabular from the Trenches SQLBits 2015

In this session, we will share some of the hard lessons learned from the first large deployments in Analysis Services Tabular.

DAX PatternsSQLBits 2014

Learn ready-to-use DAX patterns improving development speed of Power Pivot solutions. Good also for SSAS Tabular developers.

Power Query in Modern Corporate BISQLBits 2014

Explore Power Query features to import data from existing Corporate BI systems.

Modern Data Warehousing StrategySQLBits 2013

This session will discuss what a modern strategy for data warehousing can be in this era, considering how the use of technologies like PowerPivot or Analysis Services Tabular affect the way you should model your data.

Create a Data Model in BISM TabularSQLBits 2012

In this session you will see how to create a BISM Tabular data model from scratch, providing the required metadata in order to improve user experience navigating the data model by using client tools like Excel PivotTable and Power View.

Analysis Services Advanced Best PracticesSQLBits 2011

This dense hour of presentation will cover design techniques to leverage cube features that also consider possible maintenance of the database structure over time.

BISM IntroductionSQLBits 2011

Introduce the features of BISM (BI Semantic Model), the new engine that will be available in Analysis Services "Denali".

Vertipaq vs OLAP: Change Your Data Modeling ApproachSQLBits 2011

In this session we will introduce the new modeling capabilities of Vertipaq, showing how the same scenarios can be modeled in both Multidimensional (MOLAP) and Tabular (Vertipaq), looking at how to enable your data warehouse to support both.