Welcome to Iowa SQL Server Users Group

Iowa SQL Server Users Group usually meets the second Wednesday of every month. Please check out our new Meetup group we created to track our event attendance at dsmsql.com.  Events will be posted there as well as here with any changes or added details updated  at dsmsql.com.


Learn tips and tricks from the professionals.  No sales pitch, just a bunch of Data Huggers getting together to learn something new!




Upcoming PASS Events

PASS Summit 2016 - Seattle

Join Us in Seattle, October 25-28, 2016 at the world’s largest gathering of SQL Server and BI professionals! Register here: http://www.sqlpass.org/summit/2016/RegisterNow.aspx and use code LC15JDL9 to save $150 off your registration.

Group Announcements

Join our meetup at dsmsql.com and become a Data Hugger!

We will post meeting details there as well as on LinkedIn and here so we can better enhance your IASSUG experience!

PASS Community News - June 2016

Next Meeting

Next Meeting: Wed, Jul 13 2016

How to Maximize Your Use of Power BI

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iassug-july-meeting-tickets-26039198945

Eventbrite - IASSUG July Meeting

Come join us for a night of fun, food, and drink on July 13th from 6-8 p.m. at Exile Brewery!

Pyramid Analytics is sponsoring and presenting on How to maximize your use of Power BI.

Register here to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iassug-july-meeting-tickets-26039198945


UTC : Wed, Jul 13 2016 23:00 - 01:00
Event Time : Wed, Jul 13 2016 18:00 - 20:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Wed, Jul 13 2016 23:00 - 01:00


Direction: None

Featured Presentation

How to Maximize Your Use of Power BI

Speaker: Andrew Mauch, Director of Sales-North Central, Midwest Pyramid Analytics

Summary: Pyramid Analytics’ industry-leading Modern BI platform balances IT control and business user success. It offers enterprise capabilities such as advanced data modeling, self-service data discovery, interactive dashboards, and narrative reporting on any device. Here’s what makes Pyramid Analytics unique: • A true analytics platform that combines the security and stability of IT governance with the flexibility and utility of user-driven analysis • A scalable platform that supports the volume and variety of data, subject areas, and users across the enterprise • The BI Office collaboration engine lets users share analysis, comments, and context to bring the power of the collective to every decision • Enterprise-grade, role-based security that enables the right access for the appropriate audiences across the platform – even down to the cell level of content • Merging advanced visuals and powerful analytics provides real-world utility, and gives users the power to answer challenging organizational questions. Hear about these unique capabilities as well as Pyramid's integration with Power BI.

About Andrew: Andrew Mauch is a results oriented sales and management professional striving to help companies unlock the power of their data. Andrew has spent several years managing a consulting organization that built custom BI solutions from the Microsoft platform. Seeing how companies struggled with BI and complex builds, led him to join Pyramid Analytics where BI is made simple, putting the power of BI in the end users hands with the governance of IT.


Future Meetings

We will post meeting information as soon as we receive confirmation on speaker and Microsoft Meeting Room reservation.