About this book
Microsoft Power BI is one of the most popular business intelligence tools available on the market for desktop and the cloud. This book will be your guide to understanding the ins and outs of data modeling and how to confidently create data models using Power BI. You’ll learn how to connect data from multiple sources, understand data, define and manage the relationship between data, and even shape data models.
As you progress, you’ll explore how to use data modeling and navigation techniques to define relationships and create data visualizations, before going on to define new metrics and perform custom calculations using the modeling feature. Later chapters will demonstrate how to create full-fledged data models, enabling you to write faster queries and simpler DAX code, along with facilitating easier maintenance. The book also comes packed with examples to help you solve business challenges by building optimal data models and making changes to your existing data models based on changing business requirements. Finally, you will learn how to enhance your data models to carry out a wide variety of complex tasks.
By the end of this book, you will have gained the skills you need to structure data coming from multiple sources in different ways to create optimized data models that support reporting and data analytics.
- Publication date:
- May 2021