Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding Power BI, part of Learning Microsoft Power BI Desktop (2016).
- [Voiceover] BI, or business intelligence,…is a broad category of technologies…that allow us to get data from one or many sources,…to create a model of that data,…which often requires transforming the data,…combining or merging data, shaping data,…adding calculations,…then to use that data model to create reports,…score cards, dashboards and different types…of visualizations like charts and maps.…And then to share that data with our colleagues…so that they can take the data and the resulting reports…and make better business decisions.…
That's the point of business intelligence.…Better business decisions.…Until recently, any discussion…about BI was really a discussion…about Enterprise business intelligence…and the players in this industry are huge.…They create large products that have a high cost…of implementation and in terms not just…of money but of time.…Things like Microsoft SQL Server,…along with analysis services and reporting services…that can be tied into your CRM system…or tied into your manufacturing systems…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Installing and launching Power BI Desktop
- Connecting to Excel and CSV files
- Connecting to a database or web data
- Querying data
- Transforming data
- Creating relationship between tables
- Merging data
- Creating visualizations and reports
- Publishing to the Power BI service
- Sharing and unsharing reports
Skill Level Intermediate
Where is the course Power BI Features in Depth as mentioned throughout this course?
Power BI Features in Depth has been retired. Please see instead Learning Microsoft Power BI Desktop.
1. Get Started
2. Get Data
3. Model Data: Shaping, Combining, and Merging Data
4. Create Visualizations and Reports
5. Share Your Work
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