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Josh Caplan

Principal Group Program Manager Microsoft

Josh Caplan is a Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft currently working on professional BI experiences for Power BI, SQL Server Analysis Servers and Azure Analysis Services. Prior to that role Josh drove the developer experiences for Power BI and spent several years on the Bing team developing BI on Bing’s massive data.

BRK3064 - Microsoft Power BI: Enterprise modeling with Power BI and Azure Analysis Services

Power BI and Azure Analysis Services enable you to build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions that deliver actionable insights. We discuss the vision for enterprise BI on the Microsoft platform. We dive into the new and upcoming modeling features, such as aggregations for big data which enables interactive analysis over petabyte scale datasets, incremental refresh for faster refreshes, composite models to combine Import and DirectQuery, XMLA Endpoints for connectivity and programmability, and tooling for complex models. Learn how to build enterprise-grade semantic models that are reused throughout enterprise organizations.