What's Going on in February?
February may be a short month, but it is jam-packed and full of events, including a new On-Demand Training course, multiple live training opportunities, free weekly webinars, a new Azure Every Day video blog series, and exciting Task Factory features, just to name a few! Keep reading to see how our team continues to deliver through our innovative products, solutions and training.
DASHBOARD IN A DAY
February 1, 2018 - Reston, VA
February 6, 2018 - Irvine, CA
February 7, 2018 - Atlanta, GA
February 12, 2018 - Columbus, OH
February 20, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA
Want to learn how to use Power BI Dashboard in your own environment? How about learning it for free? Pragmatic Works is now offering a free Dashboard in a Day Event in cities around the country!
NEW ON-DEMAND TRAINING COURSE
Advanced Power BI
Understanding the basics of Power BI can only get you so far. If you’re ready to take your Power BI knowledge to the next level, our new course, Advanced Power BI is the course for you! This course covers some of the lesser known, but more advanced features, inside the Power BI toolbox.
POWER BI Boot Camp
February 19 - 23, 2018 - Virtual
Creating Business Intelligence solutions no longer
BI Quick Start BOOT CAMP
March 5 - 9, 2018 - Atlanta, GA
Pragmatic Works’ BI Boot Camp provides a hands-on lab environment. In five days, you will build a fully functional prototype data warehouse using SQL Server 2012/2014/2016, along with the complete Microsoft BI Platform: SSIS, SSAS,
half day Data modeling workshop
March 8, 2018 - Virtual
This half-day workshop is designed to teach the foundation of creating effective data models. This course covers two separate modeling techniques: transactional systems and dimensional modeling. The goal of this course is to teach students how to build a well designed data model, the foundation for supporting the day-to-day operational activities of an organization, and provide analytical value through Business Intelligence.
FREE TRAINING ON THE T's
February 6, 2018 - Building a Scalable Application with Azure Functions, Josh Owen
February 20, 2018 - Data Lake or Data Warehouse: Why Not Both?, Nathan McMurtrey
February 27, 2018 - Introduction to Azure SQL Database, Joe Abbott
We offer free virtual webinars every Tuesday at 11 a.m. (EST). Whether you’re just starting out on your BI journey or looking to master your skills, we have the training and resources to meet all your needs.
NEW VIDEO BLOG SERIES: AZURE EVERY DAY
We’re excited to bring you our new online experience that we call Azure Every Day! Each weekday, we’ll have a new video and blog post on something short and consumable that will help you, your career or your strategy to move forward when it comes to using your data in the cloud.
NEW CLOUD ACCELERATORS
Cloud adoption is accelerating at an incredible rate. As an expert in cloud services for Azure and AWS, we can help to create your cloud strategy and make sure it's implemented easily and efficiently. Our cloud accelerator programs include the following:
- Cloud Data Warehouse Accelerator- We help customers cut through the confusion in the cloud data space by moving their existing BI environment to a new, high performing, cost effective Azure solution in a matter of weeks.
- Cloud Business Continuity Accelerator - We help customers protect their businesses from expensive outages. Our most common levels of protection are designed to fit your needs and budget.
- Cloud Migration Accelerator - We use our cloud expertise to identify applications and databases that are the best fit for the cloud.
HOW TO EASILY DECLUTTER YOUR INBOX
Using the Email Source within Task Factory, we can easily scrape through our inbox, targeting different attachments and emails to or from specific individuals, allowing us to quickly and accurately pull exactly what we want from our Inbox, Outbox, or any specified folder.
MOVING FILES BETWEEN FOLDERS IN YOUR FTP SERVER
Downloading? Simple. Uploading? A cinch. Moving files between folders? Easy enough when you're looking at it on the server, but what about making it a part of your ETL? Or say you want to find a way to automate the process? Chances are, this may be an issue for even a seasoned SSIS developer, but thanks to some new functionality within Task Factory, the entire process is now easier than ever.
INCREASE SPEED AND EFFICIENCY USING TASK FACTORY COMPONENTS
Aren't we all looking for ways to increase speed and efficiency with SSIS? Especially when it comes to our ETL projects. The Dimension Merge SCD and UPSERT Destination components within Task Factory from Pragmatic Works already do the heavy lifting for inserting and updating data, bringing an unparalleled speed increase to ETL executions and allowing us to tackle millions, if not billions, of items at a fraction of the speed of their native SSIS counterparts.
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