Speaking at SQL PASS Summit 2014: Seattle

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in Data Mining, Power Query, Presentations | No Comments

It is my pleasure that I’m selected to speak in upcoming SQL PASS Summit 2014. Thanks to program committee who give me this opportunity again.

This is my second year in PASS Summit. Thanks to all attendees of my last year’s presentation.

My presentation this year is:


Deeper Data Insight and Prediction with Data Mining


Data mining is the art of data analysis, finding data models, and predicting future behavior based on an existing data set. Microsoft data mining provides a set of robust and reliable algorithms such as decision tree, association rules, and clustering, all of which powerful to apply on any structured data set. In this session, you will learn opportunities to use data mining in real world challenges. There will be lots of demos of Microsoft data mining applied on real world scenarios.

Scenarios such as Market Basket Analysis and predictive analysis will be covered with live demos. You will also learn how to validate models against test data set with accuracy charts. Lastly, you will learn how to use DMX queries in .NET applications and bring data mining features into your custom application.

This year’s summit will be in Seattle from 4-7 November 2014. Here is list of all great sessions this year:


I would love to see you all in summit this year, please come and say hi when you see me there.


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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