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Master in Microsoft Power BI Desktop and Service [Video]

By : Navya Kannan, Learnsector LLP
Book Image

Master in Microsoft Power BI Desktop and Service [Video]

By: Navya Kannan, Learnsector LLP

Overview of this book

Power BI is a business intelligence tool by Microsoft that provides analytics services. It provides interactive dashboards and visualizations with self-service business intelligence capabilities, where end users can create reports and dashboards by themselves without having to depend on anyone else, as Power BI’s artificial intelligence is there to help you out. Power BI provides cloud-based BI services, known as Power BI Services, along with a desktop-based interface called Power BI Desktop. It offers data modeling capabilities along with data preparation, data discovery, and interactive dashboards. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the concept and working of Power BI Desktop and Power BI online services. You’ll start with learning how to connect Power BI to different data sources. Then you’ll be able to transform your data using Power Query and create data models. After this, you’ll also level up your data analysis skills using DAX and create calculated columns and measures. With the help of reports and visualization in Power BI, you’ll be able to present your data in an efficient and interactive way. And lastly, you’ll learn how to publish your reports and dashboards to the Power BI online service. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to excel at your career as a business intelligence and data analyst professional. The resource files are updated on GitHub at
Table of Contents (7 chapters)
Chapter 1
Business Intelligence Concepts and Introduction
Section 1
Introduction to Business Intelligence
In this video, you will get an introduction to Microsoft Power BI and also recognize the five 'whats' that Power BI helps us answer.