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Learn Power BI

By : Gregory Deckler
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Learn Power BI

By: Gregory Deckler

Overview of this book

To succeed in today's transforming business world, organizations need business intelligence capabilities to make smarter decisions faster than ever before. This Power BI book is an entry-level guide that will get you up and running with data modeling, visualization, and analytical techniques from scratch. You'll find this book handy if you want to get well-versed with the extensive Power BI ecosystem. You'll start by covering the basics of business intelligence and installing Power BI. You'll then learn the wide range of Power BI features to unlock business insights. As you progress, the book will take you through how to use Power Query to ingest, cleanse, and shape your data, and use Power BI DAX to create simple to complex calculations. You'll also be able to add a variety of interactive visualizations to your reports to bring your data to life. Finally, you'll gain hands-on experience in creating visually stunning reports that speak to business decision makers, and see how you can securely share these reports and collaborate with others. By the end of this book, you'll be ready to create simple, yet effective, BI reports and dashboards using the latest features of Power BI.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits

Creating the Final Report

We have spent the last three chapters importing, scrubbing, and shaping data and carefully crafting it into a data model. In addition, we have learned about the many powerful features of Power BI that can help us unlock insights into our data. 

All of this hard work is about to pay off. This is the chapter where we put all of these tools and techniques together into a final report that we can later share with the organization! This chapter provides detailed steps regarding how to create a polished report that not only provides ease of use and valuable insights to the viewer but can also be easily created and maintained over time.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Preparing the final report
  • Creating the final report pages
  • Finishing up