Atlanta Business Intelligence Group

Welcome, Atlanta Microsoft Business Intelligence and Power BI Fans!

Meet other local Business Intelligence fans to discuss the Microsoft BI Platform. Unless otherwise announced, we meet on the last Monday of every month. Membership is complimentary but please register at and associate with our group.

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Meeting Agenda
6:30 - 6:45 - Networking
6:45 - 7:00 - Announcements, Prototypes with Pizza
7:00 - 7:15 - Sponsor Presentation
7:15 - 8:15 - Main Presentation
8:15 - 8:30 - Q&A, Swag

Meeting Place
8000 Avalon Boulevard
Suite 900
Alpharetta, GA 300092

Please use the covered parking lot next to Avalon 8000 building. The second gate on the right should be open so you can use the parking space reserved for Microsoft without using an event code. You can also park anywhere else. 

Make sure your wireless adapter is set to dynamically obtain an IP address. Connect to the wireless network MSFTGUEST. Open a browser and navigate to a web site to be redirected to the Captive Portal. Click on Event Attendee Code and enter the access code: msevent194kp 

Discussion Forum
Visit our Atlanta Microsoft Business Intelligence Group discussion forum on LinkedIn to connect, learn, and interact with peers.

Next Meeting


Advanced Analytics with Power BI


August 28, 2018


6:30 – 8:30 PM ET


Microsoft Office (Alpharetta)

8000 Avalon Boulevard Suite 900
Alpharetta, GA 30009


Power BI has become an increasingly important data analytics tool. This presentation focuses on the advanced analytics options currently available in Power BI. Attendees to this talk will see:

· Microsoft’s perspective on advanced analytics development: the Team Data Science Process

· What the general options are for advanced analytics on Azure

· What the specific native advanced analytics capabilities are in Power BI

· Some ideas on pairing Power BI with other technologies in advanced analytics architectures


See for the latest announcements.


Mark Tabladillo Ph.D. is a data scientist at Microsoft. His career has focused on industry application of advanced analytics, using a variety of analytics tools including SAS, SQL Server Analysis Services, Cortana Intelligence (including Microsoft R Server and Microsoft Machine Learning Services), R, and Python. He was a founding member of the Atlanta Microsoft BI User’s Group eight years ago, and this group’s second presenter.


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Prototypes with Pizza



Meetings in 2018

Jan 29
Feb 26
Mar 26
Apr 30
May 21
Jun 25
Jul 30
Aug 28
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Oct 29
Dec 3



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