Meet our fifth and last finalist Jason and his data visualization tribute:
A Tribute to Dr. John Snow using Power BI
BI Consultant at BlueGranite
A recreation using Power BI of an important historical event where data was used to save countless lives.
What inspired your demo?
My wife works in the field of epidemiology and I like reading about historical events. Combine that with my passion for data analytics, it was almost inevitable that I would try to recreate the work of the father of epidemiology, Dr. John Snow.
What is the coolest BI project you’ve ever worked on?
As a BI consultant, I get to work on many interesting projects. One of the cool BI projects that I did was for a top 10 CPG company where we made the use of Microsoft BI stack for analyzing and improving their retail figures.
What is your favorite BI blog and why?
I am passionate about all things BI and SQL Server, and try to read as much as I can from my fellow peers. Some of the blogs that I don't miss are from the Power BI Team, SSAS team, Chris Webb, Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari, Kasper de Jonge.
What did you do before you were a BI Pro?
I have been in the BI industry from my first job which was almost 8 years back. Before I found my true calling, I was a Computer Science engineering student and an aspiring coder.
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Congratulations Jason! This was a very creative and interesting solution. As a member of the Charlotte BI Group, I am grateful you are part of the chapter's leadership team. Way to go!