Microsoft Power BI Cookbook: Creating Business Intelligence Solutions of Analytical Data Models, Reports, and Dashboards

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Packt Publishing #ad - He has worked with power bi technologies since they were first introduced as the SQL Server 2008R2 PowerPivot add-in for Excel 2010 Brett regularly blogs and shares technical papers regarding the latest MSBI and Power BI features and development techniques and patterns at Insight Quest. He is also an organizer of the Boston BI User Group.

Table of contentsconfiguring your power bi development toolsaccessing and retrieving databuilding a power bi data modelauthoring power bi reportsCreating Power BI DashboardsGetting Serious with Date IntelligenceParameterizing Your Power BI SolutionsImplementing Dynamic User-Based Visibility in Power BIApplying Advanced Analytics and Custom VisualsDeveloping Solutions for System Monitoring and AdministrationEnhancing and Optimizing Existing Power BI SolutionsDeploying and Distributing Power BI ContentIntegrating Power BI with other Applications.

Microsoft Power BI Cookbook: Creating Business Intelligence Solutions of Analytical Data Models, Reports, and Dashboards #ad - Get familiar with power bi development tools and services, and see power BI’s functional programming languages of DAX and M come alive to deliver powerful solutions to address common, visualization and analytical capabilities of Power BI, go deep into the data connectivity and transformation, modeling, challenging scenarios in business intelligence.

This book will excite and empower you to get more out of Power BI via detailed recipes, advanced design and development tips, and guidance on enhancing existing Power BI projects. What you will learncleanse, stage, functions, live connections, and import-mode power bi datasets and how to deploy content to the power bi service and schedule refreshesintegrate other microsoft data tools such as Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services into your Power BI solutionAbout the AuthorBrett Powell is the owner of and business intelligence consultant at Frontline Analytics LLC, and integrate your data sources with Power BIAbstract data complexities and provide users with intuitive, and row level securityUnderstand the differences and implications of DirectQuery, dashboard-ready calculationsTake advantage of the analytics and predictive capabilities of Power BIMake your solutions more dynamic and user specific and/or defined including use cases of parameters, self-service BI capabilitiesBuild business logic and analysis into your solutions via the DAX programming language and dynamic, a data and analytics research and consulting firm and Microsoft Power BI partner.

He has contributed to the design and development of Microsoft and Power BI solutions of diverse scale and complexity across the retail, financial, manufacturing, and services industries. Key featuresfrom connecting to your data sources to developing and deploying immersive, this book covers it allover 90 hands-on, tips, and use cases from across the Power BI platform including the Power BI Service and Mobile ApplicationsProven development techniques and guidance for implementing custom solutions with DAX and M languagesBook DescriptionMicrosoft Power BI is a business intelligence and analytics platform consisting of applications and services designed to provide coherent, technical recipes, mobile-ready dashboards and visualizations, visual and interactive insights of data.

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Mastering Microsoft Power BI: Expert techniques for effective data analytics and business intelligence

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Packt Publishing #ad - Additionally, both the Power BI Report Server and Power BI Premium are reviewed. By the end of this book, tables, you will be confident in creating effective charts, reports or dashboards for any kind of data using the tools and techniques in Microsoft PowerBI. What you will learnbuild efficient data retrieval and transformation processes with the power query m languagedesign scalable, test, user-friendly directquery and import data modelsDevelop visually rich, and interactive reports and dashboardsMaintain version control and stage deployments across development, immersive, and production environmentsManage and monitor the Power BI Service and the On-premises data gatewayDevelop a fully on-premise solution with the Power BI Report ServerScale up a Power BI solution via Power BI Premium capacity and migration to Azure Analysis Services or SQL Server Analysis ServicesWho This Book Is ForBusiness Intelligence professionals and existing Power BI users looking to master Power BI for all their data visualization and dashboarding needs will find this book to be useful.

Design, create and manage robust power bi solutions to gain meaningful business insightskey featuresmaster all the dashboarding and reporting features of Microsoft Power BICombine data from multiple sources, create stunning visualizations and publish your reports across multiple platformsA comprehensive guide with real-world use cases and examples demonstrating how you can get the best out of Microsoft Power BIBook DescriptionThis book is intended for business intelligence professionals responsible for the design and development of Power BI content as well as managers, architects and administrators who oversee Power BI projects and deployments.

Mastering Microsoft Power BI: Expert techniques for effective data analytics and business intelligence #ad - This includes connecting to data sources, shaping and enhancing source data, and developing an analytical data model. While understanding of the basic BI concepts is required, some exposure to Microsoft Power BI will be helpful. Table of contentsplanning power bi projectsconnecting to sources and transforming data with mdesigning import and directquery data modelsdeveloping dax measures and security rolescreating and Formatting Power BI ReportsIntegrating Custom Visuals, Animation and Analytics into Power BI ReportsDesigning Power BI Dashboards and Multi-Dashboard ArchitecturesManaging Application Workspaces and Power BI ContentManaging the On-Premises Data Gateway and Data Refresh ConfigurationsDeploying Power BI On-Premises with the Power BI Report ServerCreating Power BI Apps and Content DistributionAdministering Power BI for an OrganizationScaling Up with Power BI Premium and SQL Server Analysis Services.

Additionally, top report and dashboard design practices are described using features such as Bookmarks and the Power KPI visual.

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Power Pivot and Power BI: The Excel User's Guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI & Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016

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Holy Macro! Books #ad - Microsoft power bi, including power pivot and Power Query, are a set of free add-ons to Excel that allow users to produce new kinds of reports and analyses that were simply impossible before. This book, power pivot and power query, gives you an overview of Power BI, printed in full-gorgeous color, and then dives into DAX formulas, the core capability of Power Pivot.

. Holy Macro Books. The techniques presented allow users to produce, in hours or even minutes, results that formerly would have taken entire teams weeks or months to produce. This book includes lessons on:-difference between calculated columns and measureshow formulas can be reused across reports of completely different shapeshow to merge disjointed sets of data into unified reportshow to make certain columns in a pivot behave as if the pivot were filtered while other columns do nothow to create time-intelligent calculations in pivot tables such as "Year over Year" and "Moving Averages" whether they use a standard, fiscal, or a complete custom calendar.

Power Pivot and Power BI: The Excel User's Guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI & Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016 #ad - How to leverage power query to make your Power Pivot models awesome!how to use Power BI Desktop and PowerBI. Com and how they fit into the excel landscapethe "pattern-like" techniques and best practices contained in this book have been developed and refined over several years of onsite training with Excel users around the world, and the key lessons from those seminars costing thousands of dollars per day are now available to you, within the pages of this easy-to-follow guide.

Always from the perspective of the Excel audience. Written by the world's foremost power bi bloggers and practitioners, the book's concepts and approach are introduced in a simple, step-by-step manner tailored to the learning style of Excel users everywhere. This updated second edition covers new features introduced with Office 2016 and Power BI Desktop.

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The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI Business Skills

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Microsoft Press #ad - This comprehensive and authoritative guide will teach you the DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics. If you want to leverage all of dax’s remarkable power and flexibility, this no-compromise “deep dive” is exactly what you need. Perform powerful data analysis with dax for microsoft sql server analysis services, working days, and elaborate dax expressions perform calculations over hierarchies, and error handling Understand evaluation contexts and the CALCULATE and CALCULATETABLE functions Perform time-based calculations: YTD, measures, complex functions, previous year, MTD, and more Work with expanded tables, including calculated columns, Excel, and Power BI Master core DAX concepts, including parent/child hierarchies Use DAX to express diverse and unusual relationships Measure DAX query performance with SQL Server Profiler and DAX Studio Holy Macro Books.

The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI Business Skills #ad - You’ll learn exactly what happens under the hood when you run a DAX expression, and how to use this knowledge to write fast, how DAX behaves differently from other languages, robust code. Leading microsoft bi consultants Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari help you master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimization.

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Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot for Excel Business Skills

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Microsoft Press #ad - If you want to use power bi or excel to analyze data, the many real-world examples in this book will help you look at your reports in a different way—like experienced data modelers do. This book introduces the basic techniques for shaping data models in Excel and Power BI. As you’ll soon see, and common modeling techniques • learn the importance of granularity • discover how to use multiple fact tables, like sales and purchases, the correct answer is always a simple one!   by reading this book, like previous addresses of customers or manager assignments • Use snapshots to compute quantity on hand • Work with multiple currencies in the most efficient way • Analyze events that have durations, including tables, snowflakes, relationships, and keys • Familiarize yourself with star schemas, you will: • Gain an understanding of the basics of data modeling, in a complex data model • Manage calendar-related calculations by using date tables • Track historical attributes, with the right data model, including overlapping durations • Learn what data model you need to answer your specific business questions About This Book • For Excel and Power BI users who want to exploit the full power of their favorite tools • For BI professionals seeking new ideas for modeling data Holy Macro Books.

Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot for Excel Business Skills #ad - How can you use excel and power bi to gain real insights into your information? As you examine your data, how do you write a formula that provides the numbers you need? The answers to both of these questions lie with the data model. Microsoft Press. Renowned dax experts alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo teach you how to design data models for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

. It’s meant for readers who are new to data modeling as well as for experienced data modelers looking for tips from the experts.

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The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence for Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Excel 2nd Edition Business Skills

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Microsoft Press #ad - Microsoft Press. Perform powerful data analysis with dax for power bi, sql server, and excel ·         master core dax concepts, and calculation groups ·         work efficiently with basic and advanced table functions ·         understand evaluation contexts and the calculate and calculatetable functions ·         perform time-based calculations ·         Use calculation groups and calculation items ·         Use syntax of variables VAR to write more readable, measures, including calculated columns, including many-to-many relationships and bidirectional filters ·         Master advanced optimization techniques, maintainable code ·         Express diverse and unusual relationships with DAX, and improve performance in aggregations ·         Optimize data models to achieve better compression ·         Measure DAX query performance with DAX Studio and learn how to optimize your DAX  Holy Macro Books.

This edition focuses on examples you can build and run with the free Power BI Desktop, Excel, and helps you make the most of the powerful syntax of variables VAR in Power BI, or Analysis Services. Now expanded and updated with modern best practices, this is the most complete guide to Microsoft’s DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics.

The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence for Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Excel 2nd Edition Business Skills #ad - Expert microsoft bi consultants Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari help you master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimization. Want to leverage all of dax’s remarkable capabilities? This no-compromise “deep dive” is exactly what you need. You’ll learn exactly what happens under the hood when you run a DAX expression, and use this knowledge to write fast, robust code.

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Beginning Power BI: A Practical Guide to Self-Service Data Analytics with Excel 2016 and Power BI Desktop

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Apress #ad - This second edition includes new material on advanced uses of Power Query, along with the latest user guidance on the evolving Power BI platform. Beginning power bi is your hands-on guide to quick, reliable, and valuable data insight. What you'll learnsimplify data discovery, association, and cleansingbuild solid analytical data modelsCreate robust interactive data presentationsCombine analytical and geographic data in map-based visualizationsPublish and share dashboards and reportsWho This Book Is ForBusiness analysts, developers, database administrators, and other professionals looking to better understand and communicate with data Holy Macro Books.

Beginning Power BI: A Practical Guide to Self-Service Data Analytics with Excel 2016 and Power BI Desktop #ad - Microsoft Press. Analyze your company’s data quickly and easily using Microsoft’s latest tools. You will learn to build scalable and robust data models to work from, clean and combine different data sources effectively, and create compelling visualizations and share them with your colleagues. Author dan clark takes you through each topic using step-by-step activities and plenty of screen shots to help familiarize you with the tools.

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Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference: Bring your data to life with the powerful features of Microsoft Power BI

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Packt Publishing #ad - You will get acquainted with planning a Power BI project, development, and distribution of content, and deployment. This learning path includes content from the following Packt products: Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide by Devin Knight et al. Next, you will delve deeper into the nuances of Power BI and handling projects.

If you have a basic understanding of BI concepts and want to learn how to apply them using Microsoft Power BI, then Learning Path is for you. Design, and master efficient power bi solutions for impactful business insights key features get to grips with the fundamentals of Microsoft Power BI Combine data from multiple sources, create visuals, and publish reports across platforms Understand Power BI concepts with real-world use cases Book Description Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference Guide gets you started with business intelligence by showing you how to install the Power BI toolset, develop, design effective data models, and build basic dashboards and visualizations that make your data come to life.

Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference: Bring your data to life with the powerful features of Microsoft Power BI #ad - Table of contents getting started with importing data options data transformation strategies building the data model leveraging dax visualizing data using a cloud deployment with the power bi service planning power BI Projects Connecting to Sources and Transforming Data with M Designing Import and DirectQuery Data Models Developing DAX Measures and Security Roles Creating and Formatting Power BI Reports Applying Custom Visuals, Animation, and Analytics Designing Power BI Dashboards and Architectures Managing Application Workspaces and Content Managing the On-Premises Data Gateway Deploying the Power BI Report Server Creating Power BI Apps and Content Distribution Administering Power BI for an Organization Scaling with Premium and Analysis Services Holy Macro Books.

In this learning path, you will learn to create powerful interactive reports by visualizing your data and learn visualization styles, tips and tricks to bring your data to life. You will also be able to streamline deployment by implementing security and regular data refreshes. Additionally, you will learn how to format reports and apply custom visuals, animation and analytics to further refine your data.

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Microsoft Power BI Dashboards Step by Step

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Microsoft Press #ad - Microsoft Power BI Dashboards Step by Step #ad - If you’re an experienced business intelligence professional or manager, examples, you’ll get all the guidance, and code you need to succeed–even if you’ve never used Power BI before. Successfully design, live dashboards to monitor crucial data from across your organization aggregate data and data elements from numerous internal and external data sources Develop dynamic visualizations, maps, including Power BI Premium Make upfront decisions that position your Power BI project for success Build rich, and implement Power BI in your organization  Take full advantage of any Microsoft Power BI platform, architect, including charts, and graphs Bring data to life with stunning interactive reports Ensure dashboard security and compliance Drive user adoption through effective training  Holy Macro Books.

. Microsoft Press. Your hands-on guide to building effective power bi dashboards Expand your expertise–and teach yourself how to create world-class Power BI business analysis dashboards that bring data to life for better decision-making.

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Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide: Build dashboards and visualizations to make your data come to life

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Packt Publishing #ad - This guide will help you understand how to administer your organization's Power BI environment so deployment can be made seamless, data refreshes can run properly, and security can be fully implemented. By the end of this book, you’ll have a better understanding of how to get the most out of Power BI to perform effective business intelligence.

What you will learnconnect to data sources using both import and directquery optionsuse query editor for data transformation and data cleansing processes, including writing M and R scriptsDesign optimized data models by designing relationships and DAX calculationsDesign effective reports with built-in and custom visualsAdopt Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service to implement row-level security on your modelAdminister a Power BI cloud tenant for your organizationDeploy your Power BI desktop files into the Power BI Report ServerWho this book is forAspiring business intelligence professionals who want to get up and running with Microsoft Power BI will find this book useful.

Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide: Build dashboards and visualizations to make your data come to life #ad - . Get actionable insights from your data using the data visualization capabilities of microsoft Power BIKey FeaturesGet to grips with the fundamentals of Microsoft Power BI and its business intelligence capabilitiesBuild accurate analytical models, reports, and dashboardsGet faster and more intuitive insights from your data using Microsoft Power BIBook DescriptionMicrosoft Power BI is a cloud-based service that helps you visualize your data and share insights easily.

Visualizing your data is a key element in this book, and you’ll get to grips with data visualization styles and enhanced digital storytelling techniques. This book will help you get started with business intelligence using the Power BI toolset, covering essential concepts such as installation, designing effective data models, as well as building basic dashboards and visualizations to help you make better business decisions.

You’ll learn how to obtain data from a variety of sources and clean it using Power BI Query Editor. If you have a basic understanding of BI concepts and want to learn how to apply them using Microsoft Power BI, this book is for you.

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M Is for Data Monkey: A Guide to the M Language in Excel Power Query

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Holy Macro! Books #ad - M Is for Data Monkey: A Guide to the M Language in Excel Power Query #ad - This book shows how to use the power query tool to get difficult data sets into both Excel and Power Pivot, and is solely devoted to Power Query dashboarding and reporting. Microsoft Press. Power query is one component of the power BI Business Intelligence product from Microsoft, and “M” is the name of the programming language created by it.

. M is for data monkey a guide to the M Language in Excel Power Query. As more business intelligence pros begin using Power Pivot, they find that they do not have the Excel skills to clean the data in Excel; Power Query solves this problem. Holy Macro Books.

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