I love creating BI solutions for clients, writing, blogging and speaking at events that provide leadership and direction for the SQL Server BI community. During my 15 year career in Microsoft BI and solutions, these are some of the things I've done:
Awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for SQL Server & Business Intelligence, Oct 2009 & again in Oct. 2010.
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) & Trainer (MCT) since 1996, maintained annually. Others certifications include MCSD, MCITP (SQL BI), MCTS, MCDBA, MSF Practitioner, IT Project+ & A+.
Director of the Oregon SQL users group.
Regular blogger on BI and SQL Server community: sqlserverbiblog.com.
Regular conference session presenter for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), since 2004. Presented at Microsoft TechEd 2010.
Book Author (Wrox & MS Press):
- SQL Server Reporting Services Recipes for Designing Expert Reports
- Professional SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
- Beginning T-SQL with SQL Server 2008
- SQL Server Server 2005 Integration Services Step by Step
- Professional SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services
- Beginning T-SQL with SQL Server 2000 & 2005
- Beginning SQL Server 2005 Administration
- Professional SQL Server (2000) Reporting Services
- SQL Server 2000 Data Warehousing with Analysis Services
- Professional Access 2000 Programming
Specialties:BI & reporting solution design, Teaching, Conference presentations, Book authoring, IT project management, Business Intelligence solution architecture.
SQL Server Reporting Services, Analysis Services, Integration Services, T-SQL, data warehouse & database solutions, industry evangelism & public speaking.
Project leadership & methodology, .NET programming, web solution design, application design, server design & optimization.