Joe the Business Intelligence Guy

A journey through the design and delivery of business intelligence solutions.

About Joe Salvatore

• Over 14 years of Information Technology experience
• Business Intelligence Architect with Pragmatic Works Consulting specializing in
    – data access architecture
    – data integration especially extract transformation and load (ETL)
    – Microsoft® business intelligence solution design and development
• An accomplished SQL Server™ author
    – Professional SQL Server™ 2005 Administration – (Wrox/Wiley)
    – Professional SQL Server™ 2008 Administration (content was relicensed by Wrox/Wiley)
    – Microsoft® SQL Server™ Reporting Services Recipes: for Designing Expert Reports (Wrox/Wiley)
• Microsoft® Certified Professional (ID 3528156)
    – IT Professional (MCITP)
            SQL Server™ 2005 Business Intelligence Developer (Nov 2008)
            SQL Server™ 2008 Business Intelligence Developer (Dec 2008)
    – Technology Specialist (MCTS),
            SQL Server™ 2005 Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance (Dec 2006)
            SQL Server™ 2008 Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance (Dec 2008)
• Attended data warehousing worldwide innovator Ralph Kimball’s classes
    – Dimensional Modeling in Depth
    – Data Warehouse ETL in Depth
• Regularly attend industry conferences
    – Microsoft® Business Intelligence Conference (2007)
    – Professional Association for SQL Server™ (PASS) Summits. (2004, 2005, 2007 – 2010)
• Designed content areas for Microsoft® Certified IT Professional Exam 70-446 Designing a Business Intelligence Solution by Using Microsoft®  SQL Server™ 2005
• Participated in an invitation only design review of Katmai, now known as Microsoft®  SQL Server™ 2008
• Microsoft® SQL Server™ Business Intelligence Expertise Areas
    – Database Modeling, Design, Implementation, and Tuning
    – SQL Server™ Integration Services – SSIS (Extract, Transform, and Load – ETL)
    – SQL Server™ Reporting Services –  SSRS
    – SQL Server™ Analysis Services – SSAS
• Previously held a United States Department of Defense (DoD) Personal Security Clearance (PCL)


Written by Joe Salvatore

January 22, 2009 at 2:50 pm

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