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Learn Power BI

By : Greg Deckler
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Learn Power BI

By: Greg 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 pages

Pam is now done with the preparation. Now, it's time to create the final report pages. 

Creating the Executive Summary page

The first page to be created is the Executive Summary page. This page will display a quick snapshot of the most important information to the business executives. To create the Executive Summary page, follow these steps:

  1. Right-click the Template page and choose Duplicate Page.
  2. Rename Duplicate of Template to Executive Summary.

Because this page is a duplicate of the Template page, all of the slicers on this page have the same group names that were defined for the slicers on the Template page. This means that the slicers on this page will be kept in sync with the slicers...