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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

Embedding reports

Embedding allows reports to be inserted into websites so that just the report canvas area is displayed without the report ribbon or other Power BI Services being displayed. Embedding reports can be done in three different ways:

  • Secure embed codes
  • SharePoint Online
  • Publish to web

Secure embed codes

Secure embed codes require authentication to the Power BI Service in order to display the report. All reported security, such as RLS, is enforced within the embedded report.

Creating a secure embed code does not grant permissions to a report. Permissions to the report must be set separately by using the Share function. This means that viewers of the report that use the embed code must have a Power BI Pro license or the...