Author: Mark Gschwind, DesignMind
San Francisco, California
Master Data Services had a major upgrade in the SQL Server 2012 release. BI Consultant Mark Gschwind takes you through the new Excel interface, the new Silverlight look and feel, and integration improvements.
Knowing how to use this tool can be a valuable addition to your repertoire as a BI professional, allowing you to address data quality and other challenges.
Mark will show how to create a model, add columns and rows, manage security, and create hierarchies. He demos the new Excel interface and discuss how to allow you to manage master data yourself. He'll touch on how to integrate with a DW, migrating from Dev to Production.
* How to let users manage dimensions and hierarchies for your DW
* How to create workflows to improve data quality in your DW
* Tips from real-life implementations to help you achieve a successful implementation
Mark Gschwind, Partner at DesignMind, is an expert on data warehousing, OLAP, and ERP migration. He has authored three enterprise data warehouses and over 80 OLAP cubes for 46 clients in a wide range of industries. Mark has certifications in SQL Server and Oracle Essbase.