Introduction to Microsoft Power BI
Discover how you can use Power BI to help your organization to become more data driven. Whether you are new to analytics or have been stuck preparing and delivering data using legacy BI tools, this video shows you how to use Microsoft Power BI with confidence.
In this video, learn ways to import data from various sources as well as how to transform and cleanse data prior to loading it to a report-ready, self-service-enabled data model. Create visualizations in the Power BI Desktop and then secure, share, and collaborate using the various features in the Power BI service.
Using his years of experience teaching Power BI to a variety of learners, Microsoft Certified Trainer Chris Sorensen explains the core concepts of Power BI to expose you to the most widely used features and functions in Power BI. He carefully explains the why behind using those features, not just the how. In his engaging style grounded in real-world scenarios, Chris gives you the confidence to navigate and build effective Power BI solutions, quickly and effectively. Build good habits and develop in your career as a business analyst or data-driven business user.
Learn How To
- Import and transform data in Power Query Editor
- Build a data model that supports self-service analysis
- Develop reports and visualizations using the Power BI Desktop
- Enhance the experience in the Power BI Service
- Secure, share, and collaborate on dashboards and reports using the Power BI Service
Who Should Take This Course
Organizations increasingly expect employees to deliver data-driven insights as part of their job. This is almost everyone in an organization, including:
Business users who need to level up their data knowledge and experience with business intelligence (BI) toolsBusiness analysts who need to work on end-to-end data analysis with Microsoft Power BI and develop best practices for building and sharing reports and visualizationsIT professionals or analysts who use Excel or other BI tools to analyze data and want to learn the foundations of how to deliver compelling, easy to maintain solutions using Power BI
- Power BI Desktop installed on your machine
- Access the Power BI service
- Familiarity with Excel or data tables would be an ass