Getting Started with R and Power BI Dashboard in and Hour

Aug 25, 2016 · Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Come and join your Puerto Rico PASS user group to connect, share and learn about SQL Server. 


Getting Started with R

R is a rich and very powerful programming language that focuses on statistical computing and graphics. SQL Server 2016 integrates this computing engine within R Services. SQL Server R Services provides a platform for developing intelligent applications that uncover new insights. In this session we will cover the basics of the R language and show how you can use the language to create models and generate predictions using your SQL Server data.

Speaker: Jose L. Rivera

Consultant - Nagnoi, LLC

Jose L. Rivera (@SQLConqueror) is a seasoned data professional, speaker, SQL Server MVP and community leader working as Consultant for Nagnoi LLC. Jose L specialize in the design, development and implementation of Business Intelligence solutions with special emphasis on systems data integration and enhanced data visualizations using Microsoft BI tools. He shares his knowledge and experience on his blog ( and throughout his community work as Chapter Leader for the PASS Global Spanish VC ( and board member of the Puerto Rico PASS (

Power BI Dashboard in an Hour

Join us for this interactive ‘Dashboard in an Hour’ session where you will use Power BI Desktop to explore and create an interactive report and then use the Power BI Service to create a Power BI dashboard including Q&A. With this end to end scenario you will get hands-on experience on how powerful and simple it is to explore, model and visualize data.

Speaker: Guillermo Caicedo

Consultant - Nagnoi, LLC

Guillermo Caicedo is a passionate data professional working as a Consultant at Nagnoi, LLC. He has helped numerous companies in successfully getting insight from their data by developing and implementing business intelligence solutions into their organizations. Mr. Caicedo has also extensive experience developing comprehensive web-based and mobile solutions. Guillermo is a Data Platform MVP that participates as a speaker in community events like SQL Saturday and technology user groups. He enjoys sharing his experiences through his blog ( and is the PASS chapter leader for Puerto Rico (PRPASS) and Power BI user group.

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  • Puerto Rico Professional Association for SQL Server

    The Puerto Rico Professional Association for SQL Server (PRPASS) is a volunteer and not-for-profit organization founded in 2005 with the main objective of providing a learning, networking and collaboration environment for everyone interested in learning about the Microsoft data platform. PRPASS is the local Chapter affiliated to PASS, the largest community of data professionals in the world and official local Power BI user group.

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