Do you enjoy creating dazzling visualizations and unlocking amazing insights from everyday data? If that sounds like you, today you can start submitting videos for the Power BI demo contest at www.powerbicontest.com.
To enter the contest, use the Power BI for Office 365 Preview to create a three to ten minute video demo that shows off the features and functionalities of Power BI. The video should highlight one or more existing features such as Power Map, Power View, Q&A or any of the new updates released during the contest entry period. Entries will be evaluated based on the effectiveness of the demo in demonstrating usage of key features of Power BI, overall structure and flow, overall experience, and innovativeness and creativity.
You must submit your entry before January 15th to qualify for the contest. The first 25 entries will receive a Microsoft branded T-shirt. Then, community voting will take place between January 20th and January 30th to determine the top 10 finalists who will receive an Xbox One console. Next, a panel of PASS Board Members and Microsoft execs will select the top five finalists, who will receive a Surface Pro 2 tablet and a registration for the 2014 PASS Business Analytics Conference (PASS BAC) in San Jose, Calif. And finally, a panel of Microsoft execs will choose the Grand Prize winner, who will receive a VIP experience trip to San Jose, California for the PASS BAC where we will showcase his/her demo at the event!
So what are you waiting for? Get ready, get set, and enter the Power BI Demo Contest!
About the contest
How will my entry be judged?
Video submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:
What are the prizes?
How to participate?
Just follow these 3 steps:
Step 1: Sign up for the Power BI for Office 365 preview, setup the service and download the Office 2013 trial and install the Power BI add-ins required
Step 2: Build your demo and record a video that is 3 to 10 minutes in length showcasing your insights and how you used Power BI
Step 3: Submit your demo at www.powerbicontest.com from November 6, 2013 to January 15, 2014.
We look forward to seeing your demos! You can enter the contest and see the complete contest rules at http://www.powerbicontest.com.
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