Sep 12 2017

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Microsoft Data Insights Summit

Live from Seattle! Watch the Microsoft Data Insights Summit keynotes and featured sessions.

All three keynotes will be streamed live, as well as nine of the most popular sessions at the conference. For more information on the sessions listed below, please visit the online sessions page .

Save the date by clicking the “add to calendar” button for each day. A calendar invite will be sent to your inbox, which will also include details on how to access the livestreams on June 12 and 13.

Monday, June 12

  • 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Keynote with Microsoft Corporate Vice President James Phillips
  • 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Whirlwind Tour of Power BI and What’s New
  • 11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Introducing Power BI Premium
  • 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. Data Science for Analysts
  • 2:10 – 3:00 p.m. Excel and Power BI Better Together
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Keynote with special guest Alberto Cairo

Tuesday, June 13

  • 8:00 – 8:50 a.m. Storytelling with Power BI
  • 9:10 – 10:00 a.m. Power BI Everywhere: Mobile Insights with Power BI on the Go
  • 10:30 – 11:20 a.m. Tips and Tricks for Creating Beautiful Reports in Power BI Desktop
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. What’s New and What’s Coming in Power BI Desktop
  • 1:30 – 2:20 p.m. Create and Customize Business Applications with PowerApps and Microsoft Flow (no code required!)
  • 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Keynote with Freakonomics authors Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt

Critical Path Training

Critical Path Training is a company dedicated to technical education and instructor-led training on Power BI, SharePoint, Azure, and Office 365. Critical Path Training is owned and managed by Ted Pattison, a 12-time Microsoft MVP who has taught hundreds of technical professionals how to create custom reporting and data analytics solutions using the Power BI platform. Critical Path Training offers several different hands-on classes for various roles in Power BI such as business users, data professionals and software developers. Students can attend Critical Path Training classes in-person in Tampa, FL and in London, UK or via Remote Classroom Instruction.

Frontline Systems, Inc.

Frontline Systems, developers of the Solver in Microsoft Excel, offers a full suite of easy-to-use predictive and prescriptive analytics tools that work closely with Excel and Power BI. Frontline empowers business analysts at more than 8,000 companies to build and solve optimization, simulation/risk analysis, and predictive models that once required “analytics experts” – moving easily between desktop Excel and a cloud-based version at At Microsoft Data Insights Summit, Frontline is demonstrating “instant visual analytics”: a brand-new facility to automatically create Power BI Custom Visuals from Excel and Rason analytic models, and automatically re-solve them when the Power BI user changes input data.


Managility is the Financial Planning Analysis (FP A) experts for the Microsoft Business Intelligence ecosystem and Power BI. They optimize these investments with pre-built connectors to their Enterprise FP A solution Agility Planning and One Click Financial BI Cloud Service, Clear Jelly. They apply the latest data science techniques to guarantee their client’s profit from the latest developments in advanced analytics and machine learning. These methods are then combined with state of the art process technologies (Microsoft Flow/PowerApps) that ensure the benefits of the analytical solution are seamlessly incorporated to all aspects of their client’s organization.

Power On

Try Power On – it is perfect! Visual planning from Power On facilitates Power BI users with better decision making. Visual planning is the world’s first self-service solution for planning, budgeting, and forecasting built on the foundation of Power BI. Customers experience immediate benefits:

  1. Combine BI and CPM in one solution
  2. Create one set of corporate business rules
  3. Power BI enables insight, visual planning enables write-back

Count on visual planning and Power BI to improve efficiency, reduce risk, save money and deliver results – self-service decision making!


Alteryx, Inc. is a leader in self-service data analytics. Alteryx Analytics provides analysts the unique ability to easily prep, blend, and analyze all of their data using a repeatable workflow, then deploy and share analytics at scale for deeper insights in hours, not weeks. Analysts love the Alteryx Analytics platform because they can connect to and cleanse data from data warehouses, cloud applications, spreadsheets, and other sources, easily join this data together, then perform analytics – predictive, statistical, and spatial – using the same intuitive user interface, without writing any code. Thousands of companies and data analysts worldwide rely on Alteryx daily.

DB Best Technologies

DB Best Technologies helps businesses grow through better insights into their data. DB Best has a global team of over 330 professionals serving customers’ needs for over 15 years. They leverage their intellectual property, methodologies and automation tools to provide clients with the most innovative solutions to optimize their data environment, increase IT ROI, and generate more revenue through business-critical data assets. By envisioning a comprehensive data infrastructure, DB Best creates a data environment where actionable insight is at the client’s fingertips. Being a Microsoft Gold Partner in Data Analytics, Cloud and Data Platforms, and Application Development for 6 consecutive years, DB Best is your trusted partner when it comes to managing your data and applications anywhere.

Pyramid Analytics

Pyramid Analytics is a recognized innovator in Business Analytics. Its vision is to change every company’s culture and behaviors through data analytics to build better, smarter, and stronger businesses.

The Pyramid Analytics platform enables enterprises to deliver self-service analytics at scale, in a governed environment, either on-premises or in the cloud while delivering on a low TCO. Its platform uniquely bridges the gap between desktop tools and legacy BI systems and is well regarded as the platform both business users and IT can agree on.

The company is rated #1 by leading BI analysts and end users, maintaining a 97% customer satisfaction rating with customers around the globe.

Hitachi Solutions

Hitachi Solutions aims to help its clients compete with the largest global enterprises with powerful, easy to use and affordable industry solutions built on the Microsoft Cloud and enhanced with world-class business analytics consulting and expertise. The company understands how technology can help businesses move forward by harnessing the power of data. Hitachi Solutions provides global capabilities with regional offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, Japan, China, and Asia Pacific.


Rightpoint is a customer experience agency with technology at its core, serving more than 250 Fortune 1,000 companies with business intelligence and analytics, strategy, site design and development, emerging technologies, CRM, commerce, and cloud infrastructure. Named one of Crain’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Chicago for three consecutive years, Rightpoint is the largest independent agency with 350 employees across 8 U.S. offices.

Wipro Limited

Wipro Ltd (NYSE:WIT) is a global information technology, consulting, and outsourcing company with a 170,000+ workforce serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. Wipro helps customers do business better by leveraging its industry-wide experience, deep technology expertise, comprehensive portfolio of services, and vertically aligned business model. The company’s 55+ dedicated emerging technologies ‘Centers of Excellence’ enable it to harness the latest technology for delivering business capability to clients.

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