January 12th – Azure Synapse – What’s New From Ignite – presented by Kim Manis

Welcome to this month’s meeting!  As a member of Oregon Data Community you are also a member of the PNW Data Community!  All of the local data groups are working together, with each of us taking turns hosting the monthly meeting(s)!!!  Yes, meetings!  We will always have our “evening” meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4 PM PST, and a second meeting on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 12 PM PST!!

We are now using Teams!   Link will be published closer to the meeting

In order to encourage questions during the presentation, we want people to use the raise hands option in Teams and not talk over each other. Please be mindful of the other attendees!

We will be starting at 4:00 PM PST/7:00 PM EST

Schedule (may be fluid):
4:00 – 4:15 PM – Announcements and other information
4:15 PM – 1st Presentation

Our wonderful sponsors are providing gifts each month!

Azure Synapse – What’s New From Ignite

Azure Synapse Analytics brings together data preparation, data warehousing, and big data analytics in one unified experience for organizations to collaborate on. Kim will cover the latest innovations from Azure Synapse that were released since Ignite. In addition, Kim will highlight some of the key Power BI integrations in Azure Synapse and how we are doing more to bring these communities together.

Kim Manis is Director of Product Management for Azure Synapse Analytics. Before her time on the Synapse team, Kim was the Group Product Manager for the Power BI self-service experiences – including Power BI Desktop, Power BI service and Power BI integrations in Microsoft Office. Previously, Kim worked on all sorts of products ranging from productivity software, social networks, and online retail.


Here’s Kim!!


This entry was posted in Announcements. Bookmark the permalink.