In today's fast-paced, high-tech, competitive business environment, analytics, data visualization and Business Intelligence (BI) are the hot topics many firms and professional recruiters seek. Increasingly, organizations of all sizes are seeking to take advantage of the vast data available to them to identify previously undiscovered insights and gain competitive advantages. The premier tool for this is MS Power BI - Excel's big brother - on steroids!
These "big data" desk-top tools were out-of-reach just a few short years ago. Today Microsoft Desktop Power BI is free. The cloud-based Power BI Pro service costs a small business $10 per month and is used by Fortune 1000 firms on an enterprise-wide basis at extremely competitive prices.
Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those organizations that harness the power of big data business intelligence (BI) realize tangible competitive advantages. MS Power BI allows managers to rely less on the IT department and achieve more self-service, control, agility and focused business intelligence (BI) using both the data warehouse and outside sources. With MS Power BI you can easily manipulate several databases. MS Power BI is easy, fast, and free.
Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that gives you a single view of your most critical business data. Monitor the health of your business using a live dashboard, create rich interactive reports with Power BI Desktop and access your data on the go with native Power BI Mobile apps.
Why should you attend?
If you understand Excel charts and Pivot Tables then you can leverage your existing knowledge and skills to create powerful, interactive dashboards and analyses unthinkable until recently. This 60-minute webinar takes you from Excel Dashboards to easier and more powerful MS Power BI dashboards. With this training, you'll learn the basics of implementing "do it yourself business intelligence" using Power BI.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Introduction to Power BI Desktop
- Loading the Data Model - Connecting Power BI Desktop to Data Sources
- Introduction to the Query Editor Interface: Editing Data
- Understanding Database Relationships: Power BI Data Modeling
- Power BI Desktop Report View: Creating Interactive Visualizations/Dashboards
Who can Benefit:
- Business owners
- CEO's / CFO's / CTO's
- Managers of all levels
- Anybody with large amounts of data
- Anybody who uses Microsoft Access/Excel on a regular basis, and wants to be more efficient and productive
- Financial Consultants
- IT Professionals
- Human Resource Personnel