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Luca Gualtieri

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PBI Lab is excited to announce that the Power Platform World Tour is headed to Vancouver, British Columbia, 26-27 September 2019! Join us to advance your Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow knowledge, and to hear the latest product updates.

We can be found presenting  "Power BI Report Server: A Deep Dive" on Friday 27 September at 1:30 pm.


Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2W6

Tweedsmuir Room

Session Outline:

The session is for users who are familiar with the Power BI Report Server (PBIRS), are interested in more advanced topics, and want to go the extra mile. 

Session Format:

In this session, Luca Gualtieri is going to open a Live Power BI Dashboard which collects and shows survey responses (in real-time) about the attendees’ level of expertise using PBIRS, and their favorite topics. The dashboard works on top of a streaming dataset. 

Attendees wil answer questions on a Survey developed with Microsoft Forms. Responses will be shown on his Live Power BI dashboard - displaying the magic of using Microsoft Flow as an automation tool, connecting Forms and Power BI.

This is a creative, interactive way for Luca to gauge the overall level of expertise of the attendees, and tailor the presentation accordingly. 

In this session we are going to discuss basic topics including: 

  • Different editions / licensing for PBIRS
  • Branding for PBIRS
  • Configuring Advanced Options through SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio)
  • Embedding PBIRS reports
  • Monitoring the Report Server catalog
  • Using the REST-API
  • PBIRS security, and
  • Custom roles in PBIRS.

We will also touch on more advanced concepts such as: 

  • High availability
  • Disaster recovery, and
  • Configuring your report server to host Excel workbooks using Office Online Server.

Powered by the local Power Platform User Groups (PowerBIUG, PowerAppsUG, FlowUG), this event will bring unprecedented access to premium Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow content presented by Microsoft and local industry experts.

Whether you are new to these products or a season expert, the Power Platform World Tour is your opportunity to step away from your desk and gain insight into how you can become more efficient in your business processes. With 24+ breakout sessions, this event has it all.

Cheers to professional development, bringing Power Platform content closer to you locally, and a great 2019 for Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow users and partners.


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