Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide: The ultimate beginner's guide to data modeling, visualization, digital storytelling, and more, 3rd Edition 3rd ed. Edition
by Devin Knight ，Erin Ostrowsky，Mitchell Pearson，Bradley Schacht (Author)
Publisher Finelybook 出版社： Packt Publishing; 3rd ed. edition (November 25, 2022)
Language 语言： English
pages 页数： 330 pages
ISBN-10 书号： 1804613495
ISBN-13 书号： 9781804613498
Bring your data to life with this accessible yet fast-paced introduction to Power BI, now in color.
Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free eBook in PDF format.
Learn faster with practical examples of the latest features of Power BI, including navigator buttons, column-level security, visualizing goals, and more
Migrate your existing Excel and data analysis skills to Power BI
Build accurate analytical models, reports, and dashboards, now in full color
Updated with the latest features and improvements in Power BI, this fast-paced yet comprehensive guide will help you master the core concepts of data visualization quickly. You'll learn how to install Power BI, design effective data models, and build basic dashboards and visualizations to help you make better business decisions. This new edition will also help you bridge the gap between MS Excel and Power BI.
Throughout this book, you'll learn how to obtain data from a variety of sources and clean it using the Power Query Editor. You'll also start designing data models to navigate and explore relationships within your data and building DAX formulas to make data easier to work with. Visualizing data is a key element of this book, so there's an emphasis on helping you get to grips with data visualization styles and enhanced digital storytelling.
As you progress, you'll start building your own dataflows, gain an understanding of the Common Data Model, and automate dataflow refreshes to eradicate data cleaning inefficiency. You'll learn how to administer your organization's Power BI environment so that deployment can be made seamless, data refreshes can run properly, and security can be fully implemented.
By the end of this Power BI book, you'll know how to get the most out of Power BI for better business intelligence.
What you will learn
Connect to data sources using import, DirectQuery, and live connection options
Use Power Query Editor for data transformation and data cleansing processes, and write M and R scripts and dataflows to do the same in the cloud
Design effective reports with built-in and custom visuals to optimize user experience
Implement row-level and column-level security in your dashboards
Administer a Power BI cloud tenant for your organization
Use built-in AI capabilities to enhance Power BI data transformation techniques
Deploy your Power BI Desktop files into Power BI Report Server
Who this book is for
This book is for aspiring business intelligence and data professionals with a basic understanding of BI concepts, who want to learn Power BI quickly. Complete beginners with no BI background can also get plenty of useful information from this book.
Table of Contents
Gaining Data Literacy with Power BI
Connecting to Data
Data Transformation Strategies
Building the Data Model
Digital Storytelling with Power BI
Using a Cloud Deployment with the Power BI Service
Data Cleansing in the Cloud with Dataflows
On-Premises Solutions with Power BI Report Server