Core Features and Benefits of Self Service Business Intelligence (Dublin)

Spanish Point’s CTO, John Corley, presented this last November to the SQL Server Belfast User Group and has kindly agreed to present it to the SQL Server Ireland User Group on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at our usual location in Auditorium, on the Ground Floor of the Microsoft Atrium building, in Sandyford.

John will demonstrate the core features and benefits of Self Service Business Intelligence using the Microsoft platform including:

•The ability to access and integrate data from virtually any source.

•Create compelling reports and analytical applications.

•Visualize and interact with data in bold new ways.

•Easily collaborate and share insights using familiar tools in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint

The presentation will cover the latest features of SQL Server 2012 including PowerView and the BI Sematic Model.

For more information about Self Service Business Intelligence, please contact Spanish Point Technologies at or +353 16522000.

When:                 March 12th,  2013 at 18.30

Where:                Microsoft Atrium, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18. A limited amount of underground parking is available via the rear of the building.

Cost:                    FREE Community Event

Registration:      Not required. Contact ssiug at for more details or visit the Microsoft Technology User Groups site ( )

Speaker Bio

John Corley is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Spanish Point Technologies. Spanish Point Technologies is an Irish based innovative software company working with Microsoft technologies to provide business systems which remove complexity, increase productivity and connect users to critical business information. Employing technologies such as SharePoint, Microsoft Office, BizTalk, SQL Server  and to build compelling solutions.

Spanish Point Technologies is a Microsoft Partner with four Gold competencies and two silver competencies. Spanish Point also was awarded a Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year award in 2007 and this year Spanish Point won Irish Information Worker Solutions Partner of the Year.

At Spanish Point, John designed LookupPoint, a productivity tool enabling users to access line-of-business data from within their familiar Microsoft Office environment. He has led many significant ICT projects including the OSi eBusiness Suite Project, the Irish Music Rights Organisation Distribution System for which Spanish Point was awarded Microsoft World Wide Partner of Year Award in 2007 and the Royalty Distribution System for The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency.

Previously, as head of software development for Mentec International Ltd, he headed a team of over 20 software developers and delivered numerous multi-million Euro software development ICT projects.

John is a member of the Microsoft Software Architects council and is frequently invited to speak at various Microsoft events both in Ireland and abroad. John has worked with the core Microsoft Office and SharePoint product team in Microsoft Corporation headquarters in Seattle for the past two years, appeared on Microsoft TV (Channel 9) and been interviewed for Microsoft Visual Studio Magazine in June 2010.

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