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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

Using Reports in the Service

Now that we have published a report to the service and understand the basics of how to operate within the Service, there are many other features with regards to the Service that are important to understand. The Service has its own extensive feature set that adds significant capabilities to Power BI than just using the Desktop alone. Understanding these features and capabilities will allow us to maximize the value of Power BI for any organization. Chief among these is how to use reports within the Service. This chapter explores all of the different features that are available when using reports in the Service, including how to collaborate on reports, receiving regular updates, using bookmarks, and so on.

To understand the full capabilities of reports within the Power BI Service, the following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Viewing reports...