This course introduces you to the key features of Power BI for loading and structuring data and building a simple report. You’ll also learn how to publish your work to the Power BI service in the cloud and use report elements to build a dashboard.
Do you need to use Power BI and don’t know how to get started? In this course, Building Your First Power BI Report, you’ll learn how to access and explore data in a Power BI report. First, you’ll learn how to import an Excel workbook into Power BI and how to fix your data so that it is more usable for reporting. Next, you’ll discover the modeling capabilities available in Power BI to further enhance your data and improve the reporting experience. Finally, you’ll learn how to add data visualizations and static report elements to a report so that you can explore your data from multiple perspectives. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to create simple Power BI reports using your own data.
Stacia Misner Varga is a consultant, instructor, author, mentor, BI Partner for SQLSkills, and principal of Data Inspirations specializing in Microsoft business intelligence technologies for over 10 years. She is a frequent speaker at the PASS Summit, IT/Dev Connections
conferences, and various SQL Saturday and Microsoft-related events