Power BI - The Ultimate Orientation

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Business Intelligence and data are here to stay. Now with Power BI by Microsoft, costs and skills are no longer a barrier to entry. Power BI is a self service business intelligence system, and best of all, it is free for all to use. COURSE OVERVIEW The aim of this course Power BI - The Ultimate Orientation is to give you a solid orientation of Power BI. First you will learn how to download and install power bi desktop. We will have a look around the user interface and then we will start to work with some data. Using an example data set, we will connect to both excel and cvs files and you will get an introduction of the Query editor as we do some transformation on the data. Then we will move on to a few calculations and you will be introduced to the concept of relationships and dax. Finally in powerbi desktop we will look at the visualisations side. After we look at visualisations in Power Bi Desktop we will move on to power Bi services. Its in services that you will get insights, have the ability to share reports, build dashboards and connect to data packs that contains prebuilt dashboards and reports. We will not be looking at any of this in detail as, this course is an orientation course, designed to get you familiar and comfortable with the Power BI user interface. The aim of the course is to get you up and running. To show you that Power BI offers a real solution, and give you ideas of how it can be used. Who is the target audience? if you are looking to use data for better business insights and don’t know where to get started then this is the course for you If you have been using Excels power Tools and are considering using Power BI, then this is the course for you If you are changing jobs and you need to be familiar with Power BI then this course is for you This course is designed as an Orientation and is aimed and beginners
  • Power BI - Desktop Orientation
    00:25:33
    • Introduction to Power BI - the Ultimate Orientation

      This is an Introduction to Power BI and this course Power BI - the Ultimate Orientation

      00:03:30
    • Section 1 Overview

      In this section we will discuss Power BI desktop and section 1 in general. By the end of this section you will Learn how to download and install Power BI Desktop Learn how to connect to Excel and CSV files be familiar with the idea of data transformation in the query editor be familiar with the idea of DAX calculations be able to insert visualizations

      00:01:31
    • 01:31 Download and Install Power BI Desktop

      In this lesson you will learn how to download and install Power BI Desktop to your laptop or computer

      00:03:53
    • Connecting Power BI to your first data set

      In this lesson we will connect to an Excel file and a CSV file. You will also be introduced to the Query Editor in Power BI. The query editor is how you transform data that you connect to into a form that you can analyse

      00:05:16
    • Working with your first Data set in Power BI

      n this lesson you will be shown the relationships view and you will be introduced to relationships in Power BI. We will look at the data view and we will also look at the visualizations view

      00:05:19
    • Measures and more Visualizations

      In this lesson we will introduce you to DAX and measures and we will look at more visualizations

      00:05:49
    • Power BI Desktop Activity

      Carry out the following activities in Power BI Desktop

      00:00:15
  • Power BI - Online Services Orientation
    00:46:26
    • Section 2 overview

      A quick chat on Power BI Services and an overview of this section. learn how to publish reports from Desktop to Services, see insights, set up dashboards, connect to data sources, use content packs and much much more

      00:01:51
    • Singing up to Power BI Services

      A quick overview on signing up and an orientation of Power BI services user interface

      00:03:42
    • Publish a report from Power BI Desktop to Power BI Services

      In this lesson you will be shown how to publish a report from desktop to services. You will also get a quick introduction to Power BI Insights

      00:04:49
    • Connect to files on your devices to Power BI Services

      In this lesson we will look at connecting to files on your computer to PowerBI Services. we will also look at insights again

      00:05:54
    • Working with Dashboards in Power BI

      n this lesson we will look at dashboards and the features they have to offer. We will look a tiles and how you can move tiles around the dashboard

      00:04:35
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