The Chicago SQL BI User Group is an official PASS chapter focusing on Microsoft's Business Intelligence and the various tools.

Along with the two other existing Chicagoland PASS chapters, our purpose is to help SQL Server professionals connect, learn, and grow through networking opportunities and presentations on Business IntelligenceI-related topics and techniques.

Our group has over 300 members with a very diversified levels of experience and backgrounds. We strive to make it easy to ask questions and share knowledge in an open and direct manner.


5:30 Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Microsoft Technology Center - 200 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Introduction to Datazen

Sponsored by Peters & Associates

Event details and registration can be found here:

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Data Visualization Tool Comparison

  • In-Person @ 200 E Randolph St Suite 200 Chicago, Illinois, United States (map)
  • 17:30 - 19:00 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

With its increasing investment in Power BI, Microsoft is attempting to expand its presence in the data visualizations technology market.  But how does Power BI stack up against Tableau and QlikView, the two leaders in that market?  Join West Monroe Partners as they compare the features and functions of these three tools, discussing the areas in which each excels or lags behind the others.

Pizza will arrive at 5:30 and the meeting will start around 5:45.