Pragmatic Works is offering a series of free webcasts during the month of March on a variety of database and BI topics.  You can check the full details on their website.

  • Topic: Performance Tuning SSIS
  • Topic: Introduction to SharePoint BI
  • Topic: Create a Virtual Online Learning Environment for your Organization
  • Topic: SSIS Log Providers Demystified
  • Topic: ColumnStore Indexes
  • Topic: Advanced SSAS
  • Topic: Performance Tips and Tricks with SQL Server
  • Topic: Mastering Date-Time Based Analysis in DAX
  • Topic: Test Driven Development (TDD) in C# using NUnit
  • Topic: Data Quality Services 2012

These are definitely worth their cost (free) if you have a few spare hours.

Pragmatic Works is offering a series of free webcasts during the month of February on a variety of database topics.  You can check the full details on their website.

  • Topic: SQL Server 2012 SSIS: New and Improved Features [Feb 2, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: SQL Azure and SqlBulkCopy [Feb 7, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: Moving On Up: Positioning Your Resume Above Your Competition [Feb 9, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: Chart Anatomy 101 [Feb 14, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: Building Your First Tabular Model [Feb 16, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: Beginning Development for Business – Part 4: Running in the Halls [Feb 21, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: Microsoft Big Data and Apache Hadoop [Feb 23, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]
  • Topic: Managing SSIS in Denali [Feb 28, 2012, 11:00AM EDT]

I have attended several of these in the past and they are generally well worth the time to attend.