Get to know us at MicroStrategy World 2017

We’re proud to be sponsoring the 20th anniversary of MicroStrategy World.  For over a decade, we’ve backed this premier event.  This year promises to be better than ever.  Take part in one of our hands-on workshops, attend one of our clients’ presentations, or stop by booth 212 to talk to our experts. 

We’ll be happy to show you how we have helped hundreds of companies like yours deploy MicroStrategy solutions across their enterprise, and share innovative methods for extending your investment to next generation interfaces like bots, voice, VR and even competing analytics tools.

Attend our workshops

Find out just how easy it can be to use MicroStrategy 10 to create your own powerful, interactive dashboards using data preparation and blending techniques.  Southport will be delivering two workshops – attend one or both!

Workshop 1:  Data Discovery for Beginners

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the concept and practice of data discovery.  In this workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to connect to, prepare, and enrich data
  • Design and edit a dashboard with multiple data visualizations
  • Add filters to slice and dice data and make your dashboard interactive
  • Polish your dashboard to make it presentation-ready
  • Find out how you can share your dashboard with others and collaborate with colleagues


When: Weds, Apr 19, 11:30 am

Workshop 2: How to Wrangle and Profile Data

This hands-on workshop is a deep dive into advanced data discovery functionality, with a focus on data preparation and data blending.  In this workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to connect to and blend data from multiple sources
  • Leverage powerful data wrangling functions to transform data formats and profile data for inconsistencies
  • Create advanced metrics on the fly and use them in your dashboard
  • Customize your dashboard with open-source visualizations form D3
  • Build a dashboard with intelligent, text-based narratives that clearly describe visualizations using the natural language generation (NLG) plug-in from Narrative Science

When: Weds, Apr 19, 2:15 pm

Hear from our Clients

Southport clients from the healthcare, financial services, retail, and manufacturing industries will showcase how they are using MicroStrategy to transform their businesses.  Attend these presentations to hear how we’ve helped these leading companies increase the value of their MicroStrategy investment.


Featured Southport customer presentation:  Kindred Healthcare

The Playbook – Collaborating for Successful and Timely BI Projects


Learn how Kindred Healthcare successfully launched their most challenging BI project, which included a high-quality, user-friendly series of dashboards and grids with complex behind-the-scenes requirements and security– in less than 90 days, start to finish. This session will review the team’s collaborative approach, how they dealt with small failures along the way, and key successes they achieved.


When:  Weds, Apr 19, 12:00 pm

Explore our Capabilities

Stop by booth 212 to interact with members of our team, view demos of our solutions, and learn about our offerings and capabilities.

Ask us about our experience in subjects like:

  • Predictive Design Self-Service Analytics and Governed Enterprise BI
  • Upgrade Assessments and Implementations
  • Salesforce.com Integration Toolkit and Accelerators
  • Custom Solutions / Portal Integrations / SDK Widgets