Microsoft Data Insights Summit 2016 Wrap Up

Microsoft Data Insights Summit 2016 Wrap Up

Microsoft hosted and livestreamed their first ever PowerBI Data Insights Summit on 22 and 23 March 2016 out in Bellevue, Washington.

If you were unable to attend the conference in person or catch the livestream, then you can consume all of that insight and data (pun intended) on your own schedule by watching all of the session on demand.

The two-day event had speakers that helped users find insights into using PowerBI in all aspects of business and understanding the data a company generates.

The featured speaker was Nate Silver, who runs the popular statistical analysis website 538, and he discussed the signal and the noise that is present in data.

Here is the schedule with each linked to its corresponding video (if available) on the PowerBI YouTube channel.

Day 1

From Insight to Action: Your Path to Modern BI

Whirlwind Tour of Power BI

Shape External Data with Unprecedented Ease and Power in Excel

From Hindsight to Foresight - Machine Learning With Excel and Power BI

Monitor Your Business Using Power BI

Executive Panel

Day 2

Power BI Insights and Analytics for Everyone: Natural Language Search, Quick Insights, and Cortana

Excel and Power BI are Better Together

Enabling Deeper Business Decisions Using Cube Formulas and Power Pivot in Excel

Create Impactful Reports with Power BI Desktop

Mashups and Data Modeling with Power BI Desktop

Nate Silver—The Signal and the Noise

The only video that is not online yet at the PowerBI YouTube channel is the featured session by Nate Silver. I will keep an eye out for that and update this post with the link when it goes live.

You can read a written wrap up of Day 1 and Day 2 of the summit if you prefer to get a shorter overview of each session.

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