Dave DuVarney


Dave DuVarney is an expert in the field of Business Intelligence with almost 20 years of client experience.  Dave has helped organizations with everything from implementing full BI programs to developing innovative solutions leveraging a variety of Microsoft BI tools. Prior to starting Talavant, Dave worked for both small and large consulting organizations.  At these organizations he traveled globally teaching and speaking about Microsoft BI technologies, co-authored 3 books and assisted with the development of BI consulting practices in Seattle and London. Some of Dave’s notable clients include Harley-Davidson, Sub-Zero, Polo Ralph Lauren, Columbia Sportswear, Boeing and Georgia Pacific.



  • “Professional SQL Server Reporting Services,” 2005 & 2000 editions, Wrox Press. Co-Author
  • “SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Step by Step,” Microsoft Press. Co-Author
  • Presenter at Microsoft TechEd, PASS events and other community organizations
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2001
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist for Business Intelligence (MCTS-BI) since 2010
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
  • Member of Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS)
Dave DuVarney

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