|By Business Wire||
|January 15, 2014 09:05 AM EST||
Top speakers from across the world of business analytics and business intelligence – including experts from Intuit, Microsoft, SurveyMonkey, Wells Fargo, and more – will be sharing how to get the most out of your data at the PASS Business Analytics Conference in San Jose, CA, May 7-9.
Featuring over 60 sessions across five topic tracks, the 2-day main conference program will cover the latest in data analytics and visualization, predictive analytics, Big Data, information architecture and delivery, information strategies, and more – delivering real-world insights and solutions, prescriptive guidance, best practices, and strategic vision for analyzing, managing, and sharing business information and insights.
“Almost 900 business analysts, data scientists, data architects, and BI and IT pros from 26 countries joined us last year to connect, share, and learn how to make better data-driven decisions and take their companies to the next level,” noted PASS President Thomas LaRock. “This year’s session lineup is even more exceptional. Whether you’re a BA/BI beginner or pushing the analytics envelope, if you’re passionate about the power of data to transform business, this event is for you.”
A Day 1 Microsoft keynote will kick off a full schedule of world-class technical sessions, hands-on solution showcases, and networking opportunities to help attendees get the most out of their organization’s data.
The event will also showcase six full-day pre-conference workshops May 7 with some of the industry’s leading experts:
- Data Science Master Class: Exploring More Exotic Patterns in Data – Mark Whitehorn
- Predictive Analytics for Absolute Beginners – Mark Tabladillo and Artus Krohn-Grimberghe
- PowerPivot: Fundamentals and Patterns to Make You Effective TODAY – Rob Collie
- Real-World Small Big Data – Lynn Langit
- Superhero Power BI – Peter Myers
- Implementation and Design on the Parallel Data Warehouse – Jason Strate
BA/BI professionals can get a sneak peek at the PASS BA Conference’s world-class sessions and speakers on Feb. 5 with 12 free, live training webcasts, followed by 12 hours of on-demand replay. Register at http://www.24hoursofpass.com.
For more information about the PASS BA Conference and to register at the discounted rate by January 18, visit http://passbaconference.com.
PASS is an independent, not-for-profit community organization dedicated to empowering data professionals who leverage Microsoft technologies to connect, share, and learn. With a growing membership of more than 100K, PASS enables networking, knowledge sharing, and peer-based learning through local and virtual chapters, online events, local and regional events, and international conferences such as the PASS Business Analytics Conference. For more information, visit the PASS Web site at http://www.sqlpass.org.
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