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Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell is a business intelligence consultant, author, trainer, and Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over thirteen years of data management experience. He is the founder and principal of Tyleris Data Solutions.

Tim has spoken at international and local events including the SQL PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQL Connections, along with dozens of tech fests, code camps, and SQL Saturday events. He is coauthor of the book SSIS Design Patterns, and is a contributing author on MVP Deep Dives 2.

You can visit his website and blog at TimMitchell.net or follow him on Twitter at @Tim_Mitchell.

Archives: December 2009

The Numbers Don’t Lie… Except When They Do

There are few things more reassuring for a data professional than having clean, consistent data to back up critical business decisions.  The numbers don’t lie, or so they say.  But can the right data lead to wrong conclusions?  Sadly, yes, and I suspect that it happens more often than we’d… Read more

1 comments, 613 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 8 December 2009

Upcoming Speaking Engagements for December 2009

Next week, I have the honor of presenting two different sessions on SSIS.  These 2 events are the last speaking engagements on my calendar for this year:

On Monday, December 14 at 11:30 CST, I’m presenting a SQL Lunch session to discuss looping logic in SSIS using the For Loop… Read more

4 comments, 592 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 7 December 2009

Electronic Health Records – What’s the Big Deal? (Part 3)

In the previous post in this series, I discussed the obstacles to implementing electronic health data systems.  Because of these obstacles, many providers are resistant to replacing their paper-based “databases” with true EHR systems.  But assuming the best case scenarios, that all healthcare providers and vendors convert from paper (or… Read more

9 comments, 1,367 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 3 December 2009

BIDN.com Launch Today

For those interested in the SQL Server BI space, there is a new online resource launching today.  Brian Knight and my friends over at Pragmatic Works have released the Business Intelligence Developer Network, a virtual community of business intelligence professionals.  You’ll find discussion forums, blogs, articles, a file/script sharing… Read more

0 comments, 1,046 reads

Posted in Tim Mitchell on 1 December 2009