Creating Dashboards with Power BI

This course will teach you how Power BI Dashboards can really enhance your reporting solutions, covering everything from planning and design, through to securing data, and content distribution. All with a focus on building great end-user experiences.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 3, 2019
Duration
4h 5m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Creating Your First Dashboard
Designing Dashboards for Users
Building Dashboard Content
Adding Media to Dashboards
Applying Themes and Styles
Managing Dashboards
Understanding Data Security Behaviors in Dashboards
Sharing and Collaborating with Dashboards
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 3, 2019
Duration
4h 5m
Description

So, you have cleaned your data, designed your data models, and built some reports. You’re now ready to deliver this content to users… but have you considered what dashboards have to offer? Power BI Dashboards are a unique and effective way of providing users quick and easy access to the data that is most important to them! This can be done in a way that not only enhances the reports that you have already written, but also improves the way that users interact with your reporting content. In this course, Creating Dashboards with Power BI, you will gain the ability to design, build, and deliver dashboard-based reporting solutions. First, you will understand the use-cases for dashboards, and learn how to make your report visualizations ‘dashboard ready’, whilst also learning some design principles that will help make your dashboards look clean, modern, and easy for users to read. Next, you will discover how you can go beyond standard report visualizations and enhance your dashboards with media tiles, including how you can even use custom web content to create integrations with sources outside of Power BI. Finally, you will explore how to manage and secure your dashboards, before going though the various options for sharing your new content with your users, including how to package your reports and dashboards into apps. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to use Power BI Dashboards - and take your solutions all the way from initial concept, through to delivery, and beyond.

About the author
About the author

Matt Calderwood is a Software Engineer with a passion for all things programming, AI, Data, and Machine Learning.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music playing) Hi everyone, I'm Matt Calderwood, and welcome to Creating Dashboards with Power BI. I'm a senior software engineer specializing in data and business intelligence solutions. In this course, we will cover many Power BI topics, including dashboard and workspace management, data security, theming, content sharing, and app distribution, all with the focus on delivering the best end user experiences. By the end of this course, you'll understand the use cases for dashboards and when they are the best choice for your BI content, whilst also being able to deliver dashboard solutions from start to finish and beyond. And even if you're already familiar with Power BI dashboards, or you're unsure if they're the right choice for you, the close relationship between dashboards and reports means that many of the design principles and concepts are still applicable to you, so there's something here for everyone who uses Power BI. If you're new to Power BI, then you should consider starting with some of the excellent courses available covering aspects such as data modeling and getting started with Power BI. But as soon as you're ready to build reports, then you're also ready to build dashboards. So I hope you'll join me and create some amazing BI solutions with Creating Dashboards with Power BI here on Pluralsight.