Visualizing Data with Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is a new, cloud-based business analytics service enabling users to visualize and extract business insight from their data. This course teaches you how to connect, prepare and analyze your data inside one of Amazon's newest services.
Course info
Rating
(14)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 19, 2018
Duration
3h 3m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(14)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 19, 2018
Duration
3h 3m
Description

Using data and analytics to drive decision-making ensures organizations stay competitive and efficient. In this course, Visualizing Data with Amazon QuickSight, you'll begin by learning how to create and manage a QuickSight account. From there, you'll explore the steps required to connect your data sources, both on-premises and cloud-based, to the QuickSight service. Next, you'll discover how to prepare data sets within the QuickSight interface using items like filters and calculated fields. Finally, you'll master how to analyze data sets using the features and visualizations provided by one of the newest offerings of Amazon Web Services. By the end of this course, you'll evolve from someone who has never seen QuickSight to a pro capable of analyzing your own data to drive and inform critical decision-making.

About the author
About the author

Aaron is an independent cloud architect and software developer, specializing in solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS). He holds several certifications encompassing development, architecture, and operations within the AWS cloud service suite. Aaron has contributed to companies offering services in the healthcare, training, and e-commerce sectors of business. His interests in the cloud space include automation, serverless computing, data, and security. When he isn't working on his next project, Aaron can be found gaming with friends, or at the local poker tables.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hey everyone, my name is Aaron Medacco and welcome to my course: Visualizing Data with Amazon QuickSight. I'm a software developer and cloud architect specialized in Amazon Web Services. As the largest cloud provider in the world, it's no surprise that Amazon Web Services is getting into the BI game with their new business analytics service: QuickSight. Whether you already store your data in the Amazon Cloud or elsewhere, QuickSight allows you to analyze your data to gain those critical business insights that inform better decision-making. In this course, I'll show you everything you need to perform data analysis with your data in Amazon QuickSight. The major topics that we'll cover in this course include QuickSight account creation and management, connecting your data wherever it lives to the QuickSight service, data preparation using filters, calculated fields and more, and data analysis, leveraging the features and visualizations provided by Amazon QuickSight. By the end of this course, you'll have mastered the skills required to implement Amazon QuickSight as your business intelligence solution. Before beginning this course, you should have a basic understanding of Amazon Web Services. Aside from that, any experience or knowledge of data services offered by AWS can be helpful but isn't required. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to use Amazon QuickSight with the Visualizing Data with Amazon QuickSight course here at Pluralsight.