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Data architect | Owner of Coates Data Strategies
Melissa Coates is the owner of Coates Data Strategies. Her current professional focus is on Power BI governance, deployment, security, and administration. Melissa is the creator of the comprehensive "Power BI Deployment and Governance" online course. Melissa is the lead author of the "Power BI Adoption Roadmap" and the "Planning a Power BI Enterprise Deployment" whitepaper. She is big supporter of the technical community, and has been a Microsoft Data Platform MVP since 2013. When Melissa steps away from the keyboard, you can probably find her hanging out with her dog, paddle boarding, or playing in the garden.