Atlanta Business Intelligence Group

Welcome, Atlanta Microsoft Business Intelligence Users!

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. 

Next Meeting


How to Create a Tailored End User Experience with Power BI

Level: Intermediate


July 30th, 2018


6:30 – 8:30 PM ET


Microsoft Office (Alpharetta)

8000 Avalon Boulevard Suite 900
Alpharetta, GA 30009


Power BI can deliver value in a variety of ways. With its ease of use, high levels of adoption, and growing market share, Power BI is being integrated into Analytics Solutions all over the world. In this session, attendees will see the power in leveraging Workspaces and Apps within Power BI to create a packaged, custom solution tailored to meet the needs of the consumer. With the end user experience in mind, this session will discuss the development process, design considerations, and the Power BI Service deployment of a collection of customized dashboards in a single App.


Discussion Points Include:

• Power BI Desktop

• Power BI Service

• Workspaces

• Apps

• Visualizations

• Interactions

• Formatting

• Mobile View

• Row level security

• Publishing

• Consuming


Scott Fairbanks is a consultant that has been involved in Data and Analytics for 12+ years. Scott has always been interested in computing technology, and fell naturally into the role of helping others get value out of their analytics investment as a consultant with CCG. Over the course of his career, Scott has worked with many of the various BI product suites, including IBM’s Cognos, SAP’s Webi, and Tableau. In recent years, he has been swept up in the demands of the changing analytics environment and has been diving into the Microsoft Azure and Power BI space along with so many companies making the move to the cloud.


CCG is an award-winning consulting firm with a passion for helping clients solve their operational and strategic challenges through innovative Business Intelligence (BI) services. We believe business intelligence is more than a technical solution; it’s an opportunity to create lasting cultural change across an organization. Our experts focus on quickly gaining a big-picture understanding of your business to develop optimized, tailored BI solutions that empower you to drive greater decision-making at the speed of your data.

Prototypes with Pizza



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