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20778 Analyzing Data with Power BI

Course Overview

The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of data analysis with Power BI. The course includes creating visualizations, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App.

Who Should Attend

The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data. Additionally, before attending this course, students must have: (a) Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting; (b) Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas); (c) Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching); (d) An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable; and (d) Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: Perform Power BI desktop data transformation. Describe Power BI desktop modelling. Create a Power BI desktop visualization. Implement the Power BI service. Describe how to connect to Excel data. Describe how to collaborate with Power BI data. Connect directly to data stores. Describe the Power BI developer API. Describe the Power BI mobile app.

Course Outline

1 - Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions

  • Introduction to business intelligence
  • Introduction to data analysis
  • Introduction to data visualization
  • Overview of self-service BI
  • Considerations for self-service BI
  • Microsoft tools for self-service BI
  • Lab : Exploring an Enterprise BI solution
  • Viewing reports
  • Creating a Power BI report
  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

2 - Introducing Power BI

  • This module introduces Power BI desktop, and explores the features that enable the rapid creation and publication of sophisticated data visualizations.
  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service
  • Lab : Creating a Power BI dashboard
  • Connecting to Power BI data
  • Create a Power BI dashboard

3 - Power BI

  • Using Excel as a data source for Power BI
  • The Power BI data model
  • Using databases as a data source for Power BI
  • The Power BI service
  • Lab : Importing data into Power BI
  • Importing Excel files into Power BI
  • Viewing reports from Excel files

4 - Shaping and Combining Data

  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data
  • Lab : Shaping and combining data
  • Shape power BI data
  • Combine Power BI data

5 - Modeling data

  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures
  • Lab : Modeling Data
  • Create relationships
  • Calculations

6 - Interactive Data Visualizations

  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution
  • Lab : Creating a Power BI report
  • Connecting to Power BI data
  • Building Power BI reports
  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

7 - Direct Connectivity

  • Cloud data
  • Connecting to analysis services
  • Lab : Direct Connectivity
  • Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
  • Direct connectivity from the Power BI service

8 - The Developer API

  • The developer API
  • Custom visuals
  • Lab : Using the developer API
  • Using custom visuals

9 - Power BI mobile app

  • Power BI mobile apps
  • Using the Power BI mobile app
  • Power BI embedded

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This is a 3-day class

Price: $1,785.00
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10/01/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
10/29/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
11/12/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
11/19/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
12/03/2018 11:00AM - 7:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
12/17/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
01/02/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
01/14/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training