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Microsoft Power BI Cookbook

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Learn
  • Cleanse, stage, and integrate your data sources with Power BI
  • Abstract data complexities and provide users with intuitive, self-service BI capabilities
  • Build business logic and analysis into your solutions via the DAX programming language and dynamic, dashboard-ready calculations
  • Take advantage of the analytics and predictive capabilities of Power BI
  • Make your solutions more dynamic and user specific and/or defined including use cases of parameters, functions, and row level security
  • Understand the differences and implications of DirectQuery, Live Connections, and Import-Mode Power BI datasets and how to deploy content to the Power BI Service and schedule refreshes
  • Integrate other Microsoft data tools such as Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services into your Power BI solution
About

Microsoft Power BI is a business intelligence and analytics platform consisting of applications and services designed to provide coherent, visual and interactive insights of data.

This book will provide thorough, technical examples of using all primary Power BI tools and features as well as demonstrate high impact end-to-end solutions that leverage and integrate these technologies and services. Get familiar with Power BI development tools and services, go deep into the data connectivity and transformation, modeling, visualization and analytical capabilities of Power BI, and see Power BI’s functional programming languages of DAX and M come alive to deliver powerful solutions to address common, challenging scenarios in business intelligence.

This book will excite and empower you to get more out of Power BI via detailed recipes, advanced design and development tips, and guidance on enhancing existing Power BI projects.

Features
  • From connecting to your data sources to developing and deploying immersive, mobile-ready dashboards and visualizations, this book covers it all
  • Over 90 hands-on, technical recipes, tips, and use cases from across the Power BI platform including the Power BI Service and Mobile Applications
  • Proven development techniques and guidance for implementing custom solutions with DAX and M languages
Page Count 802
Course Length 24 hours 3 minutes
ISBN9781788290142
Date Of Publication 26 Sep 2017

Authors

Brett Powell

Brett Powell is the owner of Frontline Analytics, a data and analytics consulting firm and Microsoft Power BI partner. He has worked with Power BI technologies since they were first introduced with the Power Pivot add-in for Excel 2010 and has contributed to the design and delivery of Microsoft BI solutions across retail, manufacturing, finance, and professional services. He is also the author of Microsoft Power BI Cookbook and a regular speaker at Microsoft technology events such as the Power BI World Tour and the Data & BI Summit. He regularly shares technical tips and examples on his blog, Insight Quest, and is a co-organizer of the Boston BI User Group.