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BI Power Tools - Darren Gosbell
Author: Darren Gosbell Date Posted: 2/15/2012 3:48:08 PM
Everybody likes free stuff. In this session we are going to look at some of the free tools that are available for use with Microsoft BI projects. These tools have the potential to make your life easier and help you get your projects done faster.

The founder of the award winning BIDS Helper project ( will show you through some of the features in that tool which enhance the SQL Server BI Development Studio (BIDS).

In addition to BIDS Helper we will also look at
* MDX Studio
* Olap PivotTable Extensions
* Analysis Services stored procedures
* AS Performance Workbench
* Powershell
* plus a few other handy tools.

This session should have something in it for everyone that works on Microsoft BI projects.

About the Presenter
Darren Gosbell has over ten years of practical experience in building and implementing data warehousing and business intelligence solutions for some of Australia’s largest corporations. Darren has been awarded as a Microsoft MVP SQL Server since 2006 in recognition of his contribution to the community specially in the areas of Analysis Services and MDX. Last year he was accredited as one of the first 11 Analysis Services Maestros.

Venue: Microsoft Level 5, Building 4, Freshwater Place, Southbank , Melbourne, VIC | Duration 5:30PM pizzas & drinks for 6:00 start, approx 7:45pm finish | On: Tuesday, February 21, 2012