- Data InspirationsBusiness Intelligence Consultant, 2006 - present
Stacia Misner is a business intelligence consultant, educator, and author as well as the founder and principal of Data Inspirations. For more than 25 years, she has helped organizations improve business practices through better implementation of technology, and for the past 9 years she has concentrated on providing services in support of the Microsoft BI stack. Stacia has written feature articles about BI for SQL Server Magazine and has also authored several Microsoft Press books focused on BI and SQL Server. Stacia teaches classes around the world, enlivening her course materials with insights, tips, best practices, and plenty of interaction to help students connect theory to actual practice. Outside of the classroom, she regularly participates in BI projects in a variety of roles, including project manager, architect, requirements analyst, and developer. This breadth of experience gives Stacia exposure to many industries and business problems to which best practices can be applied for the effective use of BI in any organization.