Microsoft Power BI Recipes [Video]

Microsoft Power BI Recipes [Video]

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Drew Mery

Discover the world of business analytics using Power BI
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Video Details

ISBN 139781788291217
Course Length2 hours 57 minutes

Video Description

Microsoft Power BI is a suite of tools to analyze your data and extract business insights from it through building interactive dashboards. This video course is your guide to getting the most out of Power BI and will help you solve any problems you might come across while using it.This tutorial contains practical recipes on the various tasks that you can do with Microsoft Power BI—from gathering your data to analyzing it.

You will start with the basic installation and configuration of Power BI Desktop, and go on to connect your data sources with it. You’ll transform and get your data ready for analysis, and create effective data views using it. Then, you will see how you can create stunning reports and dashboards in Power BI.

Finally, the course also contains some handy recipes on troubleshooting various issues in Power BI. We’ll ensure that you have the tricks of the trade in mastering Power BI to get effective visual analytics.

Style and Approach

This course is a comprehensive tutorial that covers a wide range of information on Business Intelligence and gives you actionable business insights using Power BI.

Table of Contents

Get and Prep Data like a Super Nerd
The Course Overview
Desktop Layout, Features, and Views
Connecting to Common Data sources
Query Editor Layout and Functionality
Creating Relationships in Your Data Model
Develop Your Data Nerd Prowess
Built-in Aggregations
Calculated Columns and Measures
A Visual Demonstration
Some Slightly Advanced Measures
Developing Reports and Dashboards
Data Visualization Best Practices
Report and Dashboard Layout
Creating a Sales Analysis Report
Creating a Project Management Report
Tips, Tricks, and Capstone Project
Telling the Story of Your Data
Thinking Outside the Visual Box
Theme-ing It Up
Capstone Project

What You Will Learn

  • Know how to get and prepare your data for analysis and visualization
  • Find out how to create relationships between tables in your data model
  • Create calculated columns and measures using the DAX language
  • Get report layout and data visualization best practices
  • Understand which charts/graphs to use depending on the question being answered or the story being told
  • Use shapes to design, emphasize, and tell a story
  • See how to incorporate custom visuals into your reports and dashboards
  • Complete a Power BI data analysis/visual project from start to finish

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Table of Contents

Get and Prep Data like a Super Nerd
The Course Overview
Desktop Layout, Features, and Views
Connecting to Common Data sources
Query Editor Layout and Functionality
Creating Relationships in Your Data Model
Develop Your Data Nerd Prowess
Built-in Aggregations
Calculated Columns and Measures
A Visual Demonstration
Some Slightly Advanced Measures
Developing Reports and Dashboards
Data Visualization Best Practices
Report and Dashboard Layout
Creating a Sales Analysis Report
Creating a Project Management Report
Tips, Tricks, and Capstone Project
Telling the Story of Your Data
Thinking Outside the Visual Box
Theme-ing It Up
Capstone Project

Video Details

ISBN 139781788291217
Course Length2 hours 57 minutes
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