Many people think Power BI is for advanced developers. In truth, Power BI was created by combining the best features from Microsoft Excel, Access, SQL and other related technologies. Moreover, Power BI fills in the capability gaps that exist across these technologies, streamlining the process from data to insights. In this session, we’ll transition from what you know about these technologies and show you how Power BI solves the same problems more efficiently. To give you a true understanding of what Power BI can do, we’ll use Power Query to query data, Power BI’s data model to connect datasets, and Power BI’s report view to create compelling dashboards and data visualizations.
Using case studies that bring together multiple capabilities at once, expert Jordan Goldmeier shows you how to easily create measures to find SUM, COUNT, MAX, and more with a click of a button; make the best use of the mysterious filter context; and use Power BI’s DAX language to power your data visualizations. You’ll also get tips on which Power BI experts to follow to gain the knowledge that will transform you into an expert at your workplace.
Who is the Target Audience?
Business professionals, from junior level to middle manager in the fields of consulting, finance, banking, energy, and retail. They are likely familiar with Microsoft Excel (and use it often in their jobs) even if they aren’t experts at it. They usually have the following titles: business analyst, IT analyst, financial analyst, project manager, program manager, consultant, and business intelligence analyst to name a few.