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Storytelling with PowerBI

July 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“The universe is made of stories, not atoms.”

Muriel Rukeyser (1913–1980) 

Storytelling is a cornerstone of the human experience. Though many elements of stories have remained the same throughout history, we have developed better tools and mediums for telling them, such as printed books, movies, and comics.

This has changed storytelling styles—and perhaps most importantly, the impact of those stories. Today the best stories are often interactive, visually compelling, and include rich data.

Many bloggers, journalists, newspaper columnists, and authors use data to help emphasize their position and engage their audience. In this session, we will learn about telling impactful stories with Power BI.

6:00 – 6:30 Grab some pizza and socialize
6:30 – 7:45 Presentation
7:45 – 8:00 Questions & Answers

About the Presenter:
Gulrez Khan is a Senior Data Scientist in Microsoft and has been wrangling with data for more than 10 years. Currently he is lead data scientist in the Learning & Readiness group in Microsoft that focus on understanding the learner’s behavior and empower them to make best use of the learning content.

Gulrez champions data visualization & Storytelling with data in the org and has been giving talks, speaking at conferences to democratize data. He loves to play with the public dataset to tell data stories. When not working with data, he helps his wife in a non-profit.

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July 5, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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