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Join us at the PASS Business Analytics Conference this Year and Explore What’s New in Data Analysis

Guest post byKasper de Jonge, Senior PMMicrosoft It’s that exciting time of the year again, spring is in the air and conference season is starting up again. Usually one of the first conferences that I am really excited about is the PASS Business Analytics Conference. The PASS BAC is a great place where I love...

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Microsoft adds forecasting capabilities to Power BI for O365

The PASS Business Analytics Conference — the event where big data meets business analytics – kicked off today in San Jose. Microsoft Technical Fellow Amir Netz and Microsoft Partner Director Kamal Hathi delivered the opening keynote, where they highlighted our customer momentum, showcased business analytics capabilities including a new feature update to Power BI for...

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Join the 2014 24 Hours of PASS Business Analytics Challenge and You Could Win a Free Ticket!

Calling all data junkies and business analysts! Play along with @SQLServer on Twitter, February 5th during the 24 Hours of PASS, Business Analytics Edition for your chance to win a cool Microsoft T-shirt and a ticket to the 2014 PASS Business Analytics Conference in San Jose, CA! Beginning at 8 am PT on February 5th,...

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Let’s Call it a Wrap on the PASS Business Analytics Conference

Looking back at this month’s inaugural PASS Business Analytics Conference in Chicago, we can’t believe what an amazing experience it has been! This event included 70+ sessions over the course of two and a half days and was attended by more than 1,100 data professionals, ranging from business analysts and data scientists, to BA/BI practitioners,...

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Day 2: PASS Business Analytics Conference, New 3D Mapping Analytics Tool for Excel

Today at the PASS Business Analytics Conference, Microsoft technical fellow Amir Netz and partner manager Kamal Hathi took to the stage to demonstrate how people experience insights. As mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, understanding how people experience insights is critical to Microsoft as we look to build and improve our data platform. Today we’re pleased...

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PASS BAC Preview Series: Business Analytics Defined

The PASS Business Analytics Conference (PASSBAC) Preview Series continues with more great insights from PASS Board Member, Douglas McDowell, who gives unique perspective on what PASSBAC is and how this conference was developed to address the expanding technical education needs of its business community.  *     *     * FEATURED PASS BOARD MEMBER:  Douglas McDowell, Executive Vice...

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