May 092011

Date: 14 September 2010 – 1230
Subject: The value of business intelligence- the Microsoft vision
Speaker: John Gamble, Senior BI Consultant at Altius Consulting
Venue: Ouless Room, Jersey Museum, St Helier

Event description

Following BCS Jersey’s April event ‘The Value of Business Intelligence’, Johns name came out of the hat to attend Microsofts TechEd 2010 conference in New Orleans in June. There, Microsoft presented their BI for Everyone vision. In this session well run through the detail of the new vision, looking at some of the new products and features and how the vision is realised in the release of new products. Demos will include: Excel 2010, PowerPivot, SharePoint 2010, Live Labs Pivot and well explore some of the new BI features of SQL Server 2008 R2.


Our speaker, John Gamble, is a Senior BI Consultant at Altius Consulting (CI) Limited. John has been architecting, designing and implementing BI solutions for the past 6 years, specialising in the Financial Services and Oil and Gas sectors. John has also undertaken training and advisory roles. He is based in Jersey and currently heads up Altius Channel Islands office. John has a BSc (Hons) in Computing and IT from the University of Surrey and prior to Altius worked for IBM and a couple of Internet / e-commerce agencies in London and Sydney. John maintains a publicly active blog ( and his claims to fame include, building MTVs first UK website, building all of IBMs first EMEA websites and, accidentally, turning off all of IBMs Internet and Intranet EMEA web sites!


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