Demonstrating the Business Value of Power BI

Power BI is Microsoft's business intelligence tool for creating interactive and stunning visualizations. This course will teach you how to create create reports & dashboards and publish it on cloud as well on Power BI App.
Course info
Rating
(22)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 12, 2020
Duration
1h 31m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(22)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 12, 2020
Duration
1h 31m
Description

Power BI is increasingly being used by enterprises for building dashboards and reports by the decision makers to understand how their businesses are doing. In this course, Demonstrating the Business Value of Power BI, you will gain the ability to build reports and dashboards and publish them on cloud or on the Power BI app. First, you will learn how to load data from heterogeneous sources onto Power BI. Next, you will discover how to cleanse and transform the data using Power BI Query editor. Finally, you will explore how to build reports, publish them and share it to the world. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Power BI needed to demonstrate its business value to the world.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is Power BI used for?

Power BI is free desktop analysis and reporting tool that is used to turn data into a coherent, visually immersive, and interactive insights.

What will I learn in this Power BI course?

In this course, you will learn how to connect to Power BI, clean, combine and transform data, build reports and dashboards, and publish and share dashboards. By the end of this course, you will understand how easy it is to generate reports and create data stories.

What are data dashboards?

A data dashboard is a common information management tool that visually tracks, analyzes, and displays key performance indicators, metrics, and trends.

What prerequisites are needed?

There are no required or suggested prerequisites for this course! Just a desire to increase your Power BI skills!

Who is this course for?

This course if for anyone who wants to learn Power BI! This is a great introductory course for beginners looking to increase their Power BI knowledge. 

About the author
About the author

Ranjan Relan is a Data and Tech Strategy Consultant with 11+ years of experience in the field of Machine Learning, Big Data, Cloud Computing and Data warehousing.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Ranjan Relan, and welcome to my course, Demonstrating the Business Value of Power BI. I'm a data strategist with over 12+ years of industry experience in the field of data analytics, which includes business intelligence, enterprise data warehouse, big data, data science, and management information system. As per Gartner, by 2025, data stories will be the most widespread way of consuming analytics by a business. In this course, we are going to study Microsoft's business Intelligence tool, Power BI, where we shall learn how analysts can leverage Power BI in order to tell a compelling story so that trusted business decisions can be made. Some of the major topics that we will cover include connect to Power BI and consume data from multiple heterogeneous sources. How do you clean, combine, and transform data? How do you build multiple reports and dashboards on desktop, as well as on cloud? Finally, we shall study how can you publish and share those reports on dashboards over cloud, mobile, and emails? By the end of this course, you will realize how easy it is to generate reports and create data stories for your business using Microsoft Power BI tool. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Microsoft's Power BI with the Demonstrating Business Value with Power BI course, at Pluralsight.