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Azure Purview

As data volume and growth continue to rise, businesses are turning to data governance and data catalog programs to help them manage their data properties and create searchable self-service experiences. Azure Purview is a data catalog tool that provides users with access to a searchable catalog of business and technical assets.

In this recent webinar, presented by Senior Data Consultant, Steven Wise, and Lead Data Architect, Darren Zwonitzer, we explored the implementation process and how to resolve challenges in a secure environment. We also examined a few best practices, as well as lessons learned from various Purview engagements.

Additional topics covered:

  • How to install, configure, and secure a typical installation
  • How to customize and extend the business glossary
  • How to define and use custom classifications
  • How to use the API to add custom elements

If you are searching for a means to provide business and technical data users with self-service capabilities or starting a data governance program, then this webinar is right for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

 

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Modern Data Warehouse: What It Is, Why You Need It, How to Use It

Analytics has evolved tremendously since the 90’s when we began constructing data warehouses. The technique is new, the tools are very different, and the demands are even different! Companies, for example, achieve a strategic edge by machine learning, also supplied by IoT and smartphones. The huge volume of data and high-speed causes problems with scalability.

In this recent webinar presented by Cloud Data Architect, Rowland Gosling you will see an outline of new methods and tools used to construct a data warehouse. The presentation also discusses the value of a data warehouse and ways to enhance the data capabilities within your business.

 

Additional topics covered:

  • How the modern data warehouse updates exist within analytic strategies
  • Mapping to today’s business goals for analytics
  • Typical end-to-end workflows that are used to solve problems
  • Using all the data available to create a more accurate picture of the business
  • How do we scale?
  • How are we going to stay competitive?
  • Can we consolidate to one approach to analytics?

 

If you are a business leader, technical staff, or a company interested in a consolidated, modern approach to analytics, then this webinar is right for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.

 

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Letting the User Drive – Advanced Techniques for Dynamic Reporting in Power BI

Power BI dynamic reporting is an effective way to consolidate data. In one click, you can view up-to-date statistics or information in real-time, enabling users to connect with data through interactive features and other functionalities to perform simple and advanced data analysis.

 

In this recent webinar, presented by Lead Consultant Robin Abramson, we looked at the approach of dynamic columns, some new methods, such as line and bar charts that appear or disappear depending on slicer choices, and a trend of efficient space usage to encourage analysis.

 

Additional topics covered:

  • How to craft reports that feel natural to the pickiest users
  • Techniques that mimic features of other reporting tools
  • Creating date slicers that go beyond what’s natively allowed
  • How to create app-like experiences that become corporate favorites

 

If you are looking to learn advanced techniques for dynamic reporting in Power BI or how to produce an  “app-like” report that will give your users a sense of shaping their own experience, then this webinar is right for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.

 

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or [email protected]

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Modern Data Warehouse: What It Is, Why You Need It, How to Use It

Analytics has evolved tremendously since the 90’s when we began constructing data warehouses. The technique is new, the tools are very different, and the demands are even different! Companies, for example, achieve a strategic edge by machine learning, also supplied by IoT and smartphones. The huge volume of data and high-speed causes problems with scalability.

In this recent webinar presented by Cloud Data Architect, Rowland Gosling you will see an outline of new methods and tools used to construct a data warehouse. The presentation also discusses the value of a data warehouse and ways to enhance the data capabilities within your business.

 

Additional topics covered:

  • How the modern data warehouse updates exist within analytic strategies
  • Mapping to today’s business goals for analytics
  • Typical end-to-end workflows that are used to solve problems
  • Using all the data available to create a more accurate picture of the business
  • How do we scale?
  • How are we going to stay competitive?
  • Can we consolidate to one approach to analytics?

 

If you are a business leader, technical staff, or a company interested in a consolidated, modern approach to analytics, then this webinar is right for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.

 

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Power Platform – Power Apps, Power Automate and Power BI Integration Demonstration

Microsoft’s Power Platform helps organizations develop solutions, evaluate data and automate processes to enhance and innovate their operations. When combined, various applications allow businesses to build effective end-to-end business models that connect with hundreds of cloud-based and locally operated apps and services.

Together, Power Apps and Power Automate are often discussed, with Power BI kept separate for application reporting. In this demo-heavy webinar, the 3Cloud App Modernization Team gives you an overview of all three products integrated into a single sample approach to help you reduce the data errors in Power BI reports.

This webinar covers:

  • Power Apps, which provides management of a product catalog & unit prices during the demo
  • Management of Row Level Security (RLS) data hosted in a Dataverse repository
  • Power Automate approval workflow
  • Generation of an RLS Audit report PDF via Power Automate
  • Bi-directional capabilities of a Power Apps embedded into a Power BI report

If you are looking to see a working example of these technologies streamlined into one solution- specifically with Power Apps embedded into Power BI, then this webinar is for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Key Strategies to Enable DevOps Transformation

Are you looking to learn more about DevOps and DevOps Transformations? In this recent webinar, 3Cloud Sr. Director of DevOps, Noel da Costa focuses on key strategies for enabling DevOps transformation that can help you jumpstart your DevOps initiatives. Noel has over 25 years experience in App Dev and 10+ years specialized in DevOps.

This webinar covers:

  • What DevOps is
  • Why you should implement DevOps
  • Key strategies to enable DevOps

If you are new to DevOps, DevOps is the union of people, products, and processes that help our end-users to maximize the distribution of quality and value between production and operations. DevOps is a cultural change; it involves changing how people work and the environment in which they collaborate. Noel will discuss the importance of people, process, and products within DevOps.

The presentation then dives into the business benefits enabled by DevOps, including:

  • Shorter cycle times and faster delivery of value to market
  • Improved quality and availability
  • Optimized resources and waste reduction/elimination
  • Innovation & better customer experience achieved through experimentation.

Noel also covers challenges that DevOps can help your business overcome such as long delivery lead times of products and services to market, lack of collaboration between business and IT decision makers, difficulty staying compliant with regulatory and security requirements, and many more.

If you’re looking to learn about DevOps and all it can do to transform your business, this is the webinar for you. This deep dive presentation covers all you need to know about DevOps and adopting a model of continuous improvement. You can watch the complete webinar below.

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Introduction to Azure Integration Services

Do you want to learn how to leverage and integrate disconnected business systems? In a recent webinar, 3Cloud’s Application Modernization Practice Director, Nick Althoff, teaches you what Azure Integration Services is and how you can leverage it to integrate disconnected business systems.

Azure Integration Services is Microsoft’s cloud offering that consists of a set of serverless Platform as a Service (PaaS) components that can be used together to do this integration. For those that are unfamiliar, when you are running something serverless you are leveraging compute (RAM and processor) that Microsoft is responsible for maintaining, no spinning up VMs or installing an operating system. Plus, you’ll benefit from event-driven scale to scale your workloads effortlessly, as well as save money with sub-second billing.

The bulk of this presentation digs into not only an overview of Azure Integration Services but into each of the components that make up Integration Service: API Management, Logic Apps, Event Grid, Service Bus, Function Apps and Event Hub. You’ll come away with a sense of how these components fit in the Azure Integration Services platform.

So, if you’re looking to integrate your disconnected business systems using Azure Integration Services, this webinar is for you. You can watch the complete recorded webinar below.

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Tabular Modeling & Calculation Techniques Beyond the Basics in Power BI

Do you want to learn how to address real-world issues with Power BI and DAX? In a recent webinar, Principal Consultant, Paul Turley, teaches you what you need to know. Paul covers many-to-many relationships, using disconnected tables and takes a look at using composite models.

This presentation takes a deep dive into Tabular modeling and calculation and includes demos. Paul’s agenda covers:

  • Dimensional modeling basics (just a quick run through as this is a more advanced presentation)
  • Filter propagation in Tabular models
  • Effects of single and bi-directional relationships as you are creating relationships in your data model
  • A look at scenarios where data model relationships can or cannot be used to achieve requirements or may or may not solve business problems
  • Dynamic measures built on a dimensional data model
  • A demo on DirectQuery in a Gen 1 composite model with Import mode
  • A first look at new Gen 2 DirectQuery using Power BI datasets which is the next generation of composite model capabilities which is now in public preview

All these topics and demos are based on a business requirement or business problem context, so the presenter will set up a business problem and work through how it can be solved with dimensional modeling.

So, if you’re looking to learn about using Power BI and DAX to address real-world business issues, then this webinar is for you. You can watch the complete webinar below.

Be sure to join us each week for our free webinars that happen every Tuesday at 11 AM ET. Our webinars cover a wide range of Azure topics and are presented by industry experts. Check out what webinars are coming up on our events calendar.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Introduction to Azure Automation

Do you want to learn how to automate administrative tasks in your Azure environment? In a recent webinar, we discussed how to automate various processes in Azure using PowerShell, Runbooks, and Automation Modules. When you know these techniques, you’ll be able to do things such as automate the starting and stopping of services, even processing Analysis Services Models!

This demo-heavy presentation will explain and help you understand Azure Automation and Runbooks. It will show you how to create a PowerShell Runbook and discuss options to setup a Runbook. The demo will take you through the steps, including testing and publishing a sample Runbook code and how to run a Runbook job.

So, grab 40 minutes and watch this demo if you want to learn about how to integrate automation within your Azure environment, so you can save time on those routine, administrative tasks and focus on more important things. You can watch the complete webinar below.

Our free webinars happen every Tuesday at 11 am EST and cover a variety of Azure topics that are presented by industry experts and consultants. Be sure to check out our monthly calendar for upcoming webinars.

Need further help? Our expert team and solution offerings can help your business with any Azure product or service, including Managed Services offerings. Contact us at 888-8AZURE or  [email protected].

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Azure Trends: Looking Ahead to 2021

2020 has been many things. We’ve seen massive change and resiliency in our interactions with clients and each other. Working remotely for most organizations has changed the way we think about running our business and what we need to do for the future.
In a recent webinar, our delivery leaders discussed the lessons learned from 2020 and looked forward to 2021 to share what they’re looking for in the new year. From DevOps to modernizing applications to data, all the key areas of technology are discussed. Check out this webinar for an engaging, round robin-style conversation on the technical challenges and opportunities you and your team can expect as we say farewell to 2020.
You can watch the complete webinar below.


3Cloud is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date topics covering all areas of Azure, data, and the cloud in our free weekly webinars. We are filling our calendar with hot topics delivered by industry experts in 2021. Follow us on social media to stay up to date and keep checking our event calendar on our website.

Our free webinars happen every Tuesday at 11 a.m. ET. We look forward to you joining us each week in 2021!

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