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Nico Jacobs

Dr. Nico Jacobs is a Microsoft Business Intelligence and SQL Server trainer and consultant at U2U since 2004. Before that, he was a machine learning (data mining) researcher at the computer science department of the University of Leuven where he obtained a PhD in machine learning. At U2U, Nico creates and delivers courses on the SQL Server business intelligence stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services …), Power BI, Azure Cortana Intelligence (Big Data) and the traditional relational database environment (database development and administration).



Presenting

Ask the Expert (Tuesday)

During the lunch break, there will be a panel of experts available in our 'Ask the Expert' booth. Between 12:30 and 13:00 you can ask our experts (listed below) for their practical advice and/or tips & tricks.

Feeding them will influence the quality of feedback you'll receive..

 

Karel Coenye

  • (Azure) Data Platform

 

Hugo Kornelis

  • Query Tuning
  • Execution Plans
  • Indexing
  • T-SQL
  • Database Design / Normalisation

 

Nico Jacobs

  • Machine Learning
  • SQL Server Performance Tuning
  • BI
  • Whatever else is in his training catalog!

 

Cédric Charlier

  • Test Driven Development
  • Data Governance
  • Data Architecture
  • SSIS 
  • SSAS
  • CosmosDB
  • Power BI
  • Power Query
  • Graph DB
  • much more!
Cédric Charlier Hugo Kornelis Karel Coenye 

What Power BI users need to know about R

LINK TO FEEDBACK

You’ve probably already seen that R icon in Power BI Desktop. It shows up when creating sources, transformations and reports. But the ugly textbox you got when you clicked upon those icons didn’t encourage you to proceed? In this session you will learn just a few basic things about R that will greatly extend your Power BI data loading, transformation and reporting skills in Power BI Desktop and PowerBI.com

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