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Data Mining with Excel Q&A

Thank you to everyone who attended my free webinar on August 29, 2013 where I talked about using the Data Mining Add-in for Excel. If you were unable to attend you can find the recording here. You can also check out all the Pragmatic Works Free Training videos here. I discussed why data mining is useful to organizations, showed how to download and install the plug-in using Excel 2013 and then how...

SQL Saturday Jacksonville 2013 Wrap-up

It was another great year at SQL Saturday Jacksonville. For the last several years I have been lucky enough to be part of the group that organizes the event. It’s definitely a lot of work leading up to the event, the others on the team definitely do more work than I do, the day of the event is super crazy and I’m so happy when it is done. That being said I love being able to give back...

PASS Summit 2012

It’s finally here, PASS Summit 2012. Everything kicks off tomorrow and Tuesday with a couple days of pre-cons then the regular sessions on Wednesday to Friday. I’ve been in Seattle since late on Friday with a handful of Pragmatic Works team members. I’m looking forward to meeting a lot of new people and having a great time! I’ll likely be spending Monday doing final...

Introduction to SharePoint BI Webinar Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 11AM Eastern time I will be presenting a FREE webinar for Pragmatic Works (website) on Introduction to SharePoint BI.  Get the details below along with the link to view the FREE event. Title: Introduction to SharePoint BI When: Tuesday March 6th, 2012 at 11AM Eastern Description: In this session Brad will provide you an overview of SharePoint 2010 and how it can be integrated with...

Speaking At SQL Saturday #110 in Tampa

I got word this week that one of my sessions for the upcoming SQL Saturday #110 in Tampa, FL was accepted.  If you are unaware, SQL Saturday is a free day of training that takes place on a Saturday.  I’m sure that didn’t need any explanation, but you just never know.  So if you happen to live in the Tampa, FL area or even in Orlando or South Florida it’s not too bad of a drive...

SSIS Variables and Expressions Webinar Recording

Thank you to everyone who attended my free webinar hosted by Pragmatic Works yesterday (September 20, 2011) on SSIS Variables and Expressions.  The webinar was recorded, so if you want to reference it again or if you were unable to attend and wanted to see it you can view the recording from this link here the clicking view on the right side on the Pragmatic Works website (Here is the direct link...

SSIS Variables and Expressions Webinar

Looks like it is that time again… for me to present a FREE webinar for good ol’ Pragmatic Works today at 11AM eastern standard time. The topic today will be SSIS variables and expressions. I previously did a webinar on a similar topic that also included configurations. If you were in that webinar then you are well aware that we really only got to go into detail on configurations and...

Excel Services in SharePoint 2010 Webinar Recording Is Up

First of all if you came out to my webinar this morning let me say a huge thank you!  I really appreciate everyone taking time out of their busy days to listen to me ramble on for about an hour this morning.  If you were there I hope you got some good information out of it. If you didn’t get good information out of it you probably weren’t paying attention… just kidding!!  🙂 My...

Excel Services in SharePoint 2010 Webinar

Tomorrow I will be presenting a webinar at 11 AM eastern time for the Pragmatic Works Training on the T’s.  This month each of the authors of the SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer available from Wrox are presenting a topic they covered in the book.  I happened to write the chapter on setting up and deploying Excel services applications.  So tomorrow get ready for awesomeness...

SQL Saturday #79 South Florida

SQL Saturday in South Florida is quickly approaching in just 2 short weeks.  As usual, if you are in the area please come out and support the wonderful people who are giving of their time to help out in the community.  Don’t forget that it is a free event, so that has to be a mark in the PROS column to get you to come!!  There are going to be  a lot of great speakers including several from...

Bradley Schacht

Bradley Schacht is a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics team based in Jacksonville, FL. He has worked with Microsoft SQL Server and Azure data services since 2009 as a consultant, trainer, and architect. He has co-authored 4 SQL Server and Power BI books, most recently the Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide. Bradley enjoys solving interesting problems and teaching others to use new technology. He frequently presents at community events around the country, is a contributor to sites such as SQLServerCentral.com, and is a member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

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