PASS Summit 2015 WiT lunch

A regular spot at the PASS Summit is the Women in Technology lunch. This year is no different. A few years ago, I was on a panel for discussion at the lunch. The last couple of years though, have changed format, and have an interview focus, with a champion for WiT. This year, Angie Chang … Continue reading PASS Summit 2015 WiT lunch

PASS Summit 2015 – Keynote 2

The second day keynote is always a highlight of mine. Until a few years ago there were three keynotes, with the third day including a session from Microsoft Research. Recently this has changed, and the third day keynote rolls into the second. Today I’m expecting some new announcements, some updates on how PASS is tracking, … Continue reading PASS Summit 2015 – Keynote 2

PASS Summit 2015 Keynote 1

I’m back at the PASS Summit. Another year – my sixth now. And I’m sitting at the bloggers’ table, next to Mark Broadbent (@retracement). The PASS Summit is by far the best SQL Server event in the world each year – even better than the Adelaide SQL Server User Group sessions, and the first keynote … Continue reading PASS Summit 2015 Keynote 1

PASS Summit 2015 presentations I’m giving

With only a few days to go until people arrive in Seattle, I should probably explain what my sessions are going to be on. You know, in case you hadn’t thought to go to the PASS site and read for yourself (and for those who want to hear something that’s a little less ‘abstract’y). A … Continue reading PASS Summit 2015 presentations I’m giving

SQL Server Auditing – for Business Intelligence when your business is the database

Over the past decade or so, Business Intelligence has become a big deal. As a data consultant, most of my work would be categorised as being in the BI space. People want to have insight into how their business is operating, and be able to use this to do things better. Data has become one … Continue reading SQL Server Auditing – for Business Intelligence when your business is the database