Chicago BI User Group

The Chicago SQL BI User Group is an official PASS chapter focusing on Microsoft Business Intelligence and the Azure Data Platform.  

Along with the two other existing Chicagoland PASS chapters, our purpose is to help SQL Server and Azure Data Platform professionals connect, learn, and grow through networking opportunities and presentations on Business Intelligence related topics and techniques.  

Our group has over 1000 members with a very diversified levels of experience and backgrounds. We strive to make it easy to ask questions and share knowledge in an open and direct manner.

Next Meeting




Using Azure Stream Analytics and Power BI for Enterprise IoT

  • In-Person @ 200 E Randolph St Suite 200 Chicago, Illinois, United States (map)
  • 17:30 - 19:00 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

Devices and machines are becoming smarter and more connected, and the expectation of what can be done with the data generated and collected from these devices continues to evolve.   Azure Stream Analytics enables you to easily get these real-time insights by creating scalable stream processing solutions to analyze the content of these events, identify anomalies, and gain real time insights.  Come learn about this modern data architecture and how to use the power of Azure Stream Analytics and create your real-time Internet of things (IoT) solution in combination with Azure IoT Hub and

Raheel Retiwalla, National Practice Director at Blue Metal Architects will be speaking.   This month's sponsor, Blue Metal, was recently recognized as a Microsoft IoT worldwide partner of the year.

Pizza will arrive at 5:30 and the speaker will begin at 5:45.

This year's PASS Summit is in Seattle on October 25-28.  Use this discount code to save $150 on the registration fee:  LC15PFK7.



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