Big Data is a popular buzz word right now in tech. The exponential growth in the amount of data companies are collecting represents amazing potential, but it is only of value when you can use or interpret the data. When governments and businesses can understand, see trends and make connections in data, then they can use it to drive innovation and make decisions.
Power BI is Microsoft's Data Visualization tool to make sense of Big Data. It can pull data from various sources and transform data into live dashboards and reports to answer a company’s most important questions.
We will have a demo and hands-on session to begin the exploration of Power BI’s capabilities. This is a great introduction into Big Data and Data Visualization. If you would like to get in on the cutting edge of a growing tech field, you won't want to miss this one.
IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020 (https://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2017/05/13/ibm-predicts-demand-for-data-scientists-will-soar-28-by-2020/#4db659227e3b)
6 Big Data Jobs That Are in Big Demand (http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/technology/blog/big-data-jobs-in-big-demand/)
Our guest speaker for this event is Jeff Burns, Practice Manager - Data Solutions at Cardinal Solutions. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-burns-bb2a5212/
5:15 - 5:45 Food, beer, wine, meet & mingle
5:45 - 7:30 Learn by building something fun
7:30 - 8:00 I will be cleaning up and chit chatting : )
Come hungry, meet some awesome people and have some fun learning something new!----