Tag Archive: Conference

  • From Sponsor to Speaker: Our Leap to DataGrillen!

    At DataGrillen, Alex and Nick didn’t just dip their toes—they made a splash! On behalf of Power BI Sentinel Alex and Nick hopped over to DataGrillen. For those who are unaware what Data Grillen is, it’s a place to Meet colleagues and (new) friends at the best data platform BBQ (yes, barbeque) in the world. The old saying “It’s not what you know, but who you know” has never been truer at this community-led conference. …

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  • Alex and Nick’s trip to London’s Gartner Data & Analytics Conference

    Alex and Nick's trip to London's Gartner Data & Analytics Conference

    Alex and Nick embarked on an exciting journey to the Gartner Data & Analytics Conference, eager to immerse themselves in the latest trends and insights shaping the business world of data analytics. Their experience was nothing short of transformative, filled with valuable learnings, impactful connections, and a renewed sense of inspiration for their roles in the data-driven business landscape. One of the highlights of their trip was the…

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  • Hoppy Times in the Big Apple: Power BI Sentinel’s visit to New York City

    Hoppy Times in the Big Apple Power BI Sentinel's visit to New York City

    Greetings from the bustling streets of New York City! Well, not quite… We are back in the UK now, but, you get the jist! Recently, our team at Purple Frog Systems embarked on an exciting journey to the concrete jungle, and oh, what an adventure it has been! Join Alex, Nick, and Hollie as we recount our escapades in the city that never sleeps, and due to jet lag, neither do we. Client Check-Ins and Consultancy: Our trip to New York City…

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  • Behind the Scenes: My Perspective as a Speaker at SQLBits

    Behind the Scenes My Perspective as a Speaker at SQLBits

    SQLBits, the renowned conference for data professionals, brought together a diverse range of speakers this year, including four from Purple Frog Systems: myself, Lewis, Hollie, and Alex. Each of us tackled a variety of sessions, contributing our unique perspectives to the event. I spoke on two topics, both in the non-technical category about blogging and why it’s important to be creative in technical roles. First-time speaker nerves……

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  • SQL Relay Agenda Announced

    SQL Relay: Free, Full Day SQL Server Events If you’ve not heard the news yet, then where have you been hiding?! With SQLBits X such a phenomenal success, but already a distant memory, we’re all looking for the next SQL Server community event to learn, network and enjoy. The 2012 SQL Relay, following on from the great inaugural events last year, have now been announced and registration is open. Where are they? Monday 21st May –…

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  • SQLBits X talk – Loading Data Warehouse Dimensions

    I’m thrilled to have been asked to present another session at SQLBits X, especially so as it’s set to be the biggest and best Bits yet. It’s the official UK launch of SQL Server 2012, and as such there’s an impressive collection of Microsoft folk attending and presenting, alongside the MVPs and internationally renowned speakers that we now come to expect at SQL Bits. The Saturday is now sold out, but (as of writing this)…

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  • SQLBits and Microsoft BI conferences

    Following the launch of SQL Server 2008 R2 this week, the ever dedicated SQL Bits team are putting on the next installment tomorrow with SQL Bits VI – ‘the Sixth Sets’. The Purple Froggers will of course be there, hopefully in time for a pre-conference bacon butty! Also worth mentioning is ‘Microsoft Solutions for Business Intelligence’, a seminar that Microsoft are holding at their Reading campus on May 12 2010.…

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  • SQL Bits 6 – Registration Open

    For anyone interested in SQL Server, the unmissable SQL Bits conference is returning for round six. “SQL Bits – The 6th Sets” is being held in central London for the first time, and unlike previous conferences it will be for one day only on Friday 16th April 2010. It’s being held as part of the SQL Server 2008 R2 release, also happening that week in London. Registration is now open, you can find out more at the SQL Bits…

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