Ignite 2018 Interviews by Reza Rad; Power BI and AI

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I’ve been honored and had the opportunity to have an interview with some great minds in Ignite 2018. Just to mention a few; it was the discussion about all new Power BI and AI features announced at Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference. In this post, you will see the link to all my 14 interviews of Ignite 2018. Interviews are; Matthew Roche, Josh Caplan, Wee Hyoung Tok, Miguel Llopis, Will Thompson, Amanda Cofsky, Joan Murray, Adam Saxton, Matt Masson, Christian Wade, Justyna Lucznik, Bhavik Merchant, Ken Puls, and Mark Ginnebaugh. Read the details about each interview in below. I have to say the experience was superb for me. I am thankful for their time, and considering the positive feedback that I got from the audience, I would continue doing these interviews later on in other conferences.

Matthew Roche Interview at Ignite 2018 about Power BI Dataflows Internals and Swords

Was great to have a chat with Matthew Roche in Microsoft Ignite 2018. Matthew is a Senior Program Manager in the Power BI Team based in Redmond, and he has a great experience with dataflows in Power BI. This deep dive Dataflow session gives you an understanding of how Dataflow works in Power BI. He also talks about swords 🙂

 

Josh Caplan Interview at Ignite 2018 about Power BI Premium

Josh Caplan is a Group Program Manager in Power BI Team, focused on Power BI Premium and Azure AS features of Power BI. In this Microsoft Ignite 2018 interview, we will go through tips that you need to consider when you want to switch to Power BI Premium.

 

Wee Hyong Tok Interview at Ignite 2018 about AI

Wee Hyong Tok is Principal Data Science Manager in the Office of CTO AI, Microsoft. He has vast experience in AI applications and author of books on this topic. In this interview as part of Microsoft Ignite 2018, he talks about AI services of Microsoft such as Cognitive Services, Bots, and Deep Learning.

 

Miguel Llopis Interview at Ignite 2018 about Power Query and Power BI Gateway

Miguel Llopis is a program manager in Power Query team. In this interview as part of the Microsoft Ignite 2018, he talks about Power Query features, and also upcoming features of Gateway.

 

Will Thompson Interview at Ignite 2018 Power BI from Idea to Feature

Will Thompson is a senior program manager in Power BI Desktop team. In this interview, he talks about the process of getting an idea from ideas.powerbi.com to implement it as a feature. He also talks about his favorite Power BI features and also twins!

 

Amanda Cofsky Interview at Ignite 2018 Power BI Desktop

Amanda Cofsky is a program manager in Power BI team focusing on visualization side of Power BI Desktop, she is also the famous creator of Power BI feature update blog posts and videos. In this interview, she talks about her favorite features of Power BI Desktop and some upcoming features.

 

Joan Murray Interview at Ignite 2018 Microsoft Books and Apress

Joan Murray is Senior Editor of Microsoft Content Acquisition in Apress. She talks about Apress books relation with Microsoft hot topics in Ignite.

 

Adam Saxton Interview at Ignite 2018 Guy In A Cube Story and Power BI

Adam Saxton a.k.a Guy In A Cube is our interview guest today and he talks about the story of Guy In A Cube youtube channel and Power BI of course. Adam is a Principal Program Manager in Power BI CAT Team.

 

Matt Masson Interview at Ignite 2018 Power Query Custom Connectors and M Extensibility

Matt Masson is a principal program manager in Power BI team focusing on M and Power Query extensibility such as Custom Connectors. In this interview, he talks about Custom Connectors and how they can extend the possibilities in Power Query and Power BI.

 

Christian Wade Interview at Ignite 2018 Power BI Enterprise XMLA EndPoint Aggregations Incremental Load

Christian Wade is a senior program manager in Power BI team based in Redmond. In this interview, he talks about all the new exciting features of Power BI for enterprises, such as XMLA Endpoint, Aggregations, Composite Model, Incremental Load and many more.

 

Justyna Lucznik Interview at Ignite 2018 Power BI and AI

Justyna Lucznik is a program manager in Power BI team focusing on AI features on the product and service. In this interview, she talks about AI features announced in Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service, and Power Query.

 

Bhavik Merchant Interview at Ignite 2018 Power BI and Reporting Services

Bhavik Merchant is a senior program manager in Power BI team. In this interview, he talks about Reporting Services and paginated reports in Power BI and the new plan of Power BI team for performance tuning.

 

Ken Puls Interview at Ignite 2018 Thoughts on Power Query Announcements at Ignite

Ken Puls is a long time Excel MVP. In this interview, he talks about his thoughts on Power Query and Power BI announcements at Ignite 2018.

 

Mark Ginnebaugh Interview at Ignite 2018 on Microsoft Regional Director and MVP programs

Mark Ginnebaugh is a Microsoft Regional Director and a former Microsoft MVP. In this interview, he talks about these two programs and some of his experience at Ignite 2018.

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Reza Rad
Reza Rad is an Author, Trainer, Speaker and DW/BI Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 15 years’ experience in databases, programming and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft MVP in Data Platform for seven continues years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. He is author of some SQL Server and BI books, and also Power BI online book; from Rookie to Rock Star.

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