Data Literacy: Essentials of Power BI
Data opens up a lot of opportunities, and Power BI can support you in a full data analysis workflow. This course will teach you how to explore content created in Power BI by your teammates. You’ll also learn how to create your first graph.
What you'll learn
Power BI can empower you to uncover trends and patterns hidden within your data, enabling you to make data-driven decisions.
In this course, Data Literacy: Essentials of Power BI, you’ll learn to consume and create charts using Power BI:
- discover the key features of Power BI
- explore interactive and paginated reports
- learn how to build and share content with your colleagues
Table of contents
In this Power BI tutorial, you will learn about the key components to Power BI, along with interactive and paginated reports, and how to to create content in Power BI Desktop.
This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about Microsoft's Power BI.
Power BI is a business analytics service by Microsoft that aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards.
Power BI and Tableau offer similiar solutions but some differences to these two are that Power BI allows you to display multiple visuals per sheet where Tableau only displays one visual per sheet. Power BI also seamlessly integrates with Office 365 where Tableau does not. Another key consideration is that by capability, Power Bi is more than 5x less expensive than Tableau.
Paginated reports are designed to be printed or shared. They are called paginated becasue they are formatted to fit well on a page.