Come and see how new tools can be used for improved discovery of process behavior or for astute decision making within your organization. New technologies have evolved for taking data beyond the information layer and transforming it into intelligence. Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 provides innovative analysis tools and new ways to connect more users to PI System data. The new PI OData Service aligns the PI Infrastructure with these technologies by simplifying data access through Microsoft Power Query for Excel 2013. This session will demonstrate these new applications, including Power Q&A, which can answer questions using PI System data on the spot.
Curt Hertler is a Partner Solutions Architect at OSIsoft. Prior to this position, he was Business Development Manager for the Oil and Gas industry. Earlier in his OSIsoft career, he established and managed OSIsoft’s Developers Network. Hertler has 19 years in the petroleum refining industry working for Marathon Oil and British Petroleum. While at BP, he served five years on the National Petroleum Refiners Association Computer Applications Committee. He graduated with a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.