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Meet other local Business Intelligence fans to discuss the Microsoft BI Platform. Unless otherwise announced, we meet on the last Monday of every month. Membership is complimentary but please register at sqlpass.org and associate with our group.

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Meeting Agenda
6:30 - 6:55 - Networking, Announcements, Prototypes with Pizza
6:55 - 7:15 - Sponsor Presentation(s)
7:15 - 8:15 - Main Presentation(s)
8:15 - 8:30 - Q&A, Discussion

Meeting Place
115 Perimeter Center Place
Atlanta, GA 30346

South Terraces Building
The Auditorium room (first floor)


 Next Meeting


ETL Architecture Reusable Design Patterns and Best Practices


Level: Intermediate


Monday, October 26th, 2015


6:30 – 8:30 PM ET


South Terraces Building (Auditorium Room)

115 Perimeter Center Place

Atlanta, GA 30346


IT and the Business are challenged with requirements for rapid, reliable, accurate, auditable and consistent deliverables. Stakeholders need to minimize waste, overcome indecision as well as confusion and embrace agility. We need to factor in decision criteria-such as cost and time-head on. But how? Join this presentation to:

·         Receive proven and practical solutions to address IT technical debt and creditable Business requirements.

·         Learn how to create historical / transactional / delta data sets from data that is not incrementally based.

·         Acquire highly effective design and process patterns as well as and best practices for successful Data Warehousing and ETL processes.

·         Be shown how to create BI from legacy systems / closed systems as well as cloud based to serve the needs of the Business.

·         Derive how to create data linage (an audible and traceable delta history) which provide a basis for Master Data Management (MDM).

·         Discuss and enhance BI / DW architecture through our design decisions.

·         Gain how to foster agility and rapid deployment to address Business Requirements.

·         Conduct code reviews for effective solutions.

·         Participate in a high energy, interactive and collaborative discussion with your peers


Stephen Davis was a Solution Architect on the original Phone project which integrated from the fourth largest commercial DW / BI system to a key financial system. He created a data warehouse to grow an Enterprise by 25%. It identified 552M dollars of excess inventory, 1.2B dollars of under-stock. Stephen worked provided Just in Time (JIT) services and “strategy data delivery” (SDD) for supply chain information which was accessed in 120+ countries. He served as lead on a $500M master data management (MDM) project to integrate 140 billing systems for a DW / BI Solution. Stephen has over thirty years in the IT field and nearly twenty of those were in the BI space for some of the largest Enterprises in the world as well as small for mid-size organizations.


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The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association, dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and special interest groups (SIGs) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit � the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world � PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. PASS was founded in 1999 by Microsoft and CA and continues to enjoy executive level endorsement from both organizations. As the number one user community for Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft looks to the PASS community for valued feedback, input, and inspiration. PASS Mission Empower the global Microsoft SQL Server community to connect, share, learn and be inspired through networking, knowledge sharing, peer-based learning, and the ability to influence the direction of Microsoft SQL Server products and services.
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