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Q&A with Dan Edwards, User Group Focus Programming Committee Member

"Knowledge is always important, and the ability to learn more about how you can use technology to solve business problems makes you more valuable to your employer and more successful in your career." - Dan Edwards, Senior Manager, Crowe LLP User Group Focus is a deep-dive, educational...


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Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Focus 2018

Focus 2018, your user group conference for concentrated, deep-dive Power BI learning, is coming up quick on the calendar! In nearly one week (May 21-22), the Power BI community will gather at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN. Need to make a quick pitch to your boss about why you should...


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Focus 2018 Speaker Spotlight - Justin Eggert

We caught up with Focus 2018 speaker and Business Intelligence Architect, Justin Eggert to see what he is looking forward to about the event in Indianapolis this May. Please share a “golden nugget” attendees will take away from your session that is not found in the session agenda. I...

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Drive, Fly, or Train - Get to Focus 2018

By now you've heard of Focus 2018. Did you realize that by attending you will grow professionally, network with other Power BI users, experts, and Microsoft team members and most importantly, learn how to optimize your use of Power BI through Hands on Labs and deep-dive education? Don't miss...


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Indianapolis, IN | Your Destination this May for Focus (and Fun!)

My name is Jennifer McGuire and I’m a Business Analyst at Strada Education Network and the Indianapolis User Group Leader. The Power BI User Group (PUG) community inspires me because everyone is so willing to share their knowledge and expertise to help others succeed. Business...

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Focus 2018 Speaker Spotlight - Mark Wilcock

We caught up with Focus speaker Mark Wilcock, traveling all the way from London to learn about his upcoming sessions – Inspiration to Power BI for the Business Person , Text Analytic Techniques and Using R with Power BI – and why he’s excited about heading to Indianapolis. Please...

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Focus 2018 Speaker Spotlight - Meagan Longoria

We spent some time with Focus Speaker and Data Platform MVP, Meagan Longoria to learn more about what we can expect during her sessions, “Documenting Your Power BI Models with Metadata You Already Have” and her hands-on lab, “Seven Design Concepts for Better Power BI Reports.” Join us at the...

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Focus 2018 Speaker Spotlight - Daniel Christian

Focus 2018 is just around the corner! We sat down with event speaker, Daniel Christian, MVP for Business Solutions and official blog writer of the PowerApps, Flow and Power BI community shared with us what we can expect during his Embedding PowerApps session at the event. Please share a ...

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‘Build Your Own’ Focus Conference: Customized Power BI Training

We all have unique needs when it comes to our jobs. It can be difficult to find ways to customize your education, but Focus, held May 21-24, 2018 in Indianapolis, provides just that! at! Focus does things a little differently than our traditional conferences - It is split up into four, two...


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Focus 2018 schedule now available! Register today for access to 25+ deep-dive sessions

Over the last several months the Focus Programming Committee has worked diligently to determine the most relevant and useful session topics for Power BI users and they are ready to share Focus 2018 session details with you! Check out the schedule The full schedule of deep-dive...