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Date Analytics for Subscription and Contracted Services

Join us to learn about some unique date analytics solutions for subscription and contracted services, and how to apply these concepts to non-subscription businesses as well.
Microsoft
1100 - 1111 W Georgia
Vancouver, British Columbia CA
Start: 05/11/2017 5:30:PM
End: 05/11/2017 7:00:PM

SESSION OUTLINE: 

Subscription or contracted services businesses have some unique analytic demands around dates.  They still have standard forms of analysis that may involve filtering and grouping facts on multiple role-playing date dimensions.  But they also need analytics where the same facts are shown multiple times, in different time periods; such as showing subscription starts as a positive in one month, and subscription expirations as a negative in another month in order to see the net change in contract values.  Lets explore some models that handle this concept, and try to extend it to other non-subscription business problems too.

 

SPEAKER PROFILE: 

Todd McDermid is a BI Solution Architect at Absolute Software, with a deep background in data warehousing, primarily in data modeling and ETL.  He’s built and extended BI systems in manufacturing, distribution, aerospace, and software industries, spoken at a few conferences, posted some articles, built some open-source extensions, and received a few awards. Learn more about Todd McDermid here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddmcdermid/

 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY:

Our room size is limited, so we need you to register in advance at our meetup site: http://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Power-BI-User-Group/

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA (subject to change)

  • 5:30pm-6:00pm Networking, Dinner & Soft Drinks
  • 6:00pm-6:05pm Welcome & Introductions
  • 6:05pm-6:55pm Feature Presentation
  • 6:55pm-7:00pm Closing