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March 14th PASS BA VC Meeting

Thu, Mar 14 2013 16:00 UTC

A Big Data Primer

The term "big data" dominates the headlines in technology news these days, but what is the fuss really all about? What are the implications for traditional data warehousing and reporting? What kind of technology and skill sets do you need to successfully implement to a big data strategy? In this session, you'll get a gentle, business-focused introduction to big data and leave with some inspiration and practical steps for tackling your first big data project

Stacia Varga

Stacia Varga is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and SSAS Maestro with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences. A consultant, educator, author, and principal of Data Inspirations, her career spans more than 30 years, with a focus on improving business practices through technology. Since 2000, Stacia has provided consulting and education services for Microsoft's Business Intelligence technologies. As Stacia Misner, she also authored several books covering the Microsoft BI stack.

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