Welcome to the CBIG site

The Charlotte BI Group, or CBIG as we like to call ourselves, is a technical user group focused on business intelligence, analytics, data science, data warehousing, and big data.

Our meetings will approach learning in a casual, fun and social way.  Join us to learn and get to know fellow professionals in the area.


February 2019: Annual CBIG Social Event

It's our 6-year anniversary of launching the Charlotte BI Group. Please come help us celebrate!

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Don't miss this fun night of casual conversation about BI, data, analytics, and data science. We call this "Beers and BI" (but you don't have to drink beer). Appetizers and drinks will be provided by the CBIG group.

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time: 6pm to 8pm

Location: Selwyn Pub, 2801 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28209

RSVP: 6th Annual Social Event


March 2019 CBIG Meeting: Who Moved my Cheese and Crackers and Replaced it with Power BI

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

5:30 - 6:00 Dinner and networking with fellow CBIG members

6:00 - 6:10 Introductions

6:10 - 6:20 Spotlight Sponsor presentation from SentryOne

6:20 - 6:25 Power BI Tips with Michele Hart

6:30 - 7:30 Main presentation with Miguel Viera

Session Topic: Who Moved my Cheese and Crackers and Replaced it with Power BI

Session Description: Driving user adoption is critical when implementing Power BI. This session navigates educating users on the benefits of this powerful tool and enabling them to see their data in a new light that drives significant time and cost savings. Plenty of practical examples and real life stories to help empower Power BI admins, super users, power users and technical resources to be a game changer and Power BI all-star for their organization.

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Presenter: Miguel Viera is a Sr. Financial Analyst and Power BI Administrator at Pike in Mount Airy, NC.  Miguel has over 19 years of experience with company financials, internal applications and dashboard analytics.  A former collegiate All-American Middle Linebacker and two-time self-published author have provided him with plenty of opportunities to effectively encourage and inspire colleagues and youth alike.

Meeting Location: Microsoft Office, 8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC 28273. We're in the AP1/1002 Redwood Conference Room in the left building - the 2nd door, farthest from the entrance.

RSVP: Coming soon


Upcoming CBIG Meeting Dates

April 2, 2019

May 7, 2019

We typically meet on the 1st Tuesday of every month (sometimes the 2nd Tuesday if there's a holiday near the date, or a conflict with the meeting room).   

If you would like to present at CBIG, we'd love to have you! Please e-mail us at: CharlotteBIGroup at Outlook.com


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