June 2013 Upcoming Sessions
Business Intelligence Implementation for Healthcare Surveillance
Speaker: Raed AlHazme
Business Intelligence (BI) systems are collections of tools that provide the ability to transform huge amount of data into Knowledge and, eventually, informed decisions. BI systems are nowadays are among the essential tools in many industries, such as banking and marketing. Many BI implementations have also been conducted in healthcare, and many of them have already shown significant positive results.
This session will highlight the utilization of BI in the healthcare surveillance field. It will focus on a BI implementation that took place in one of the heath councils in the state of Florida. The speaker will start by covering the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure of the council prior to the project initial. He will then walk through the different project phases until the system development completion. The speaker will also highlight the key system components and provide a number of demonstrations to illustrate their functionality and benefits.
Raed AlHazme holds a master’s degree in biomedical informatics. He is also an MCTS in the Development and Implementation of Microsoft Business Intelligence, HL7 certified, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Raed is currently pursuing his PhD in biomedical informatics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry/Rutgers University.Recently, Raed was the key designer, developer and implementor of a complete BI system for Broward Health Planning Council (BRHPC) at the state of Florida. The system included an Extraction Transformation and Loading (ETL), data cubes, analytical reports, analytical maps, and a SharePoint 2010 solution to deploy the BI components. Raed is currently working on expanding the BI system to cover the other health planning councils at the state of Florida.
PowerPivot and Complex DAX expressions
Speaker: Mike Davis
PowerPivot is a powerful new tool able to slice and dice data in memory very fast. In this session you will learn how to build complex situations like, parent child hierarchies, Many to Many, and using inactive Relationships and learn some string manipulations. Come see these complex DAX functions and leave with some great DAX knowledge.
Key takeaways: Learn DAX expressions like parent child hierarchies and Many to Many.
Mike Davis, MCITP, is the Managing Project Lead at Pragmatic Works. He is an author of several Business intelligence books. Mike is an experienced speaker and has presented at many events such as several SQL Server User Groups, Code Camps, SQL Server Launches, and SQL Saturday events. Mike is an active member at his local user group (JSSUG) in Jacksonville, FL. As a BI Architect Mike has been working with SQL Server for over a decade now and has developed complete BI solution for Fortune 500 companies in many different industries