Do you know where your data comes from, how it is used, and how changes influence your database environment? John Welch, Jonathan Moore, and Philip de la Cal share a variety of ways to use your metadata with DOC xPress to stabilize change and bring insights to your users.
Learn how automated data lineage and impact analysis can help you trace how data gets into certain tables and how the numbers on a report are populated. You’ll also see how to formulate a data dictionary for additional business metadata.
Vice President of Engineering
John Welch works at SentryOne, where he leads the development of a suite of data and BI products that make developing, testing, managing, and documenting data solutions faster and more efficient. John has been working with data, business intelligence, and data warehousing technologies since 2001. He was awarded as a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) 2009 - 2016 due to his commitment to sharing his knowledge with the IT community, and is an SSAS Maestro. John is an experienced speaker, having given presentations at Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) conferences, the Microsoft Business Intelligence conference, Software Development West (SD West), Software Management Conference (ASM/SM), SQL Bits, and others. He has also contributed to multiple books on SQL Server and business intelligence.
Technical Marketing Specialist
Philip has been "working" in technology ever since he figured out how to access Duke Nukem on his father’s old IBM. An avid tinkerer, an enthusiastic instructor, and an extrovert to a fault, he is excited to join the SentryOne team and to bring tech to both the technically literate and the technically curious.
As a Technical Specialist for SentryOne, Jonathan assists with a variety of projects and services. Some of these include product demonstrations, creating and assisting with content such as webinars and documentation, testing software builds and directly supporting customers with configuration of the software. His technical skill set is primarily focused on the Microsoft SQL Server platform - SQL Server database (including Azure), Integration Services, Reporting Services and Analysis Services.