Upcoming opportunities at Microsoft Build 2017 and the Microsoft Data Insights Summit

Microsoft Build 2017

The Microsoft Flow team will be attending Microsoft Build 2017 in Seattle this year May 10 through 12, and would like to meet you there. Join us at a roundtable to discuss your feedback using our services, get answers/assistance for any questions, or cover any other topics of interest, register now.

In addition to the roundtable, we will also have several sessions, as well as a booth, so feel free to come by and chat with us 1:1 during the conference. We look forward to seeing you!

Microsoft Data Insights Summit

Next month, the team will also be at the Microsoft Data Insights Summit, the company’s user conference for business analysts. Learn how to get the most from your data — and the Microsoft tools you use every day. Now in its second year, the event is packed with strong technical content, hands-on workshops, and a great lineup of speakers. Register now to join us at the conference, June 12–13, 2017 in Seattle, WA — and be sure to sign up for your 1:1 session with a Microsoft expert.

Meet 1:1 with a Microsoft expert at Microsoft Data Insights Summit – book your appointment today!

Back by popular demand, you can now book an appointment with a Microsoft expert with our recently launched online Schedule Builder.

With Ask the Experts, you’ll have a unique opportunity to book a 15-minute, 1:1 appointment with a Microsoft product engineer. In the meeting, you can: 

  • Ask your toughest questions and share strategies 
  • Solve an issue or challenge you’ve faced across a wide range of products, including Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps, and Flow 
  • Learn pro-tips from someone who knows the products first-hand — test drive Q&A, find a specific custom visual, work a PivotTable, and much more!

These appointments fill up fast, so schedule yours today. To book, log into the Schedule Builder and click the Ask the Experts tab. Select your date and time, as well as your product and area, and fill in any additional details about what you’d like to discuss.  

The Schedule Builder also allows you to craft your ideal conference experience in just a few clicks. Browse sessions and workshops, or search using custom tags, then add what looks interesting to your schedule. Opt-in via your privacy settings to connect with other attendees through the Community tab, and set-up meetings through the Meetings page.

Join Alberto Cairo at the Microsoft Data Insights Summit to Explore the Different Dimensions of Data Visualization

Known for his award-winning global achievements in infographics and multimedia as a professor, author, journalist and designer, we are excited to welcome data visualization expert Alberto Cairo back to the Microsoft Data Insights Summit, taking place June 12-13, 2017 in Seattle. This year Alberto will provide a special guest keynote focused on the different dimensions of data visualization and how to entice your audience to engage with your information.  

Alberto serves as the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Miami (UM) and author of The Functional Art: an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2012), and The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (2016). With more than 15 years of experience in news organizations, as a journalist, designer, and team manager and praised for his ability to explain in clear terms how to work with data, discover the stories hidden within and share those stories with the world, Alberto transforms elementary principles of data and scientific reasoning into tools that can be used in daily life.

At the Data Insights Summit, Alberto will enlighten attendees on how data visualization can be used to explore data, communicate results and engage people with compelling information. In addition to discussing the three dimensions of exploration, presentation and engagement, Alberto’s keynote will provide takeaways for how you can let your audience interact with data and grow their interest in your story. 

If you want to learn more about the different dimensions of data visualization and how to captivate your audience when telling a data story, register to attend the Data Insights Summit. The conference will be filled with technical content, hands-on workshops, and a great lineup of speakers. Plus, attendees can meet 1:1 with the experts behind Microsoft’s data insights tools and solutions, including Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps, and Flow.