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Everything you ever need to know about Power BI

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Microsoft Offices - Austin

10900-II Stonelake Blvd

Suite 225 Austin

Austin, TX 78759

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Why should you attend this event?

  • Power BI is one of the fastest growing multi-facted reporting and analysis engine. In this one day session you will learn about what Power BI is, how to use it effectively and tips and tricks of maximizing the benefits.
  • Morning will be introduction, overview of the Power BI platform, Afternoon is technical elements with live demos, interactive sessions and Q & A session.

You will leave the session with your Power BI queries answered.


Agenda:

Morning (8 AM - 11:30 AM): Introduction to Power BI, ecosystem and the basics

What is Power BI?

  • What are the components of Power BI
  • How is Power BI licensed?
  • Different connection modes of Power BI
  • How are businesses impacted by Self-serve Power BI
  • How are organizations leveraging Power effectively
  • How to secure your data using different security mechanisms?
  • Power BI and data governance


Lunch will be served at 11:30 sponsored by our partners Synergis Consulting corp.

Afternoon Techincal track (12:30 - 3): Quick exercises and demos. Bring your own data if you want to build a dashboard.

How to use Power BI?

  • Different modes of Power BI to connect to data (how is data refresh done and the best practices)
  • Clean and Model Data in Power BI using Power Query and M. Understand what Power Query, M and DAX are.
  • Articulate your story using reports and dashboard using the right visual.
  • Sharing and Collaborating: Dashboards, Reports Workspaces and Apps
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Q and A

Last 1 hour (3 PM - 4 PM) : We will have three 20-min lighting sessions for people who want to bring data and put together a report or a dashboard. These sessions will be first come first served basis.


About the Presenter:

Suresh Datla is a Consultant, Data Architect and Practice leader with 20 years of experience in the Data space. He has worked on Power BI since inception and delivered 30+ projects since. A regular speaker at Power BI events throughout the Nation and coordinator of Orange County Power BI user group and Dashboard in a day sessions at Microsoft Offices in Bay Area and Irvine.

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Austin, TX 78759

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