Quick Powerful Graphics with Power View, PowerPivot, Power Query, Power Map, and Power BI


Course Length: 12hrs (2 Days)
This course is lab example intensive.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completing this course students will explore the capabilities of Power View, PowerPivot and Power Map. They will look at the types of reports available in Power View and how to format them. They will briefly walk through the available PowerPivot options and how to configure them. They will delve into the benefits and features provided in Power Query. They will examine the options available within the ribbon, as well as explore and demonstrate importing, filtering, and merging data using Power Query. Lastly, students will explore the Power BI interface and walk through the options available. Students will:

- Navigate the Power View interface.
- Utilize Power View reports.
- Work with tables.
- Understand aggregations.
- Utilize matrix.
- Configure drill through.
- Use cards as a visualization.
- Apply filters.
- Create charts.
- Utilize tiles.
- Add slicers to reports.
- Utilize themes.
- Navigate the PowerPivot interface.
- Load data.
- Examine and configure relationships.
- Configure calculated columns and calculated fields.
- Create PivotTables.
- Understand and utilize DAX.
- Use KPIs.
- Work with hierarchies.
- Manage perspectives.

Target Student:
The course is targeted towards business analysts, business intelligence developers, and reporting professionals.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Power View

Exploring the Power View Interface
Visualizing Power View Reports
Working with Tables
Understanding Aggregations
Utilizing Matrix
Configuring Drill Through
Using Cards
Applying Filters
Creating Charts
Examining Tiles
Adding Slicers to Reports
Theming Reports

Section 2: PowerPivot
Exploring the PowerPivot Interface
Loading Data
Examining Relationships
Configuring Calculated Columns and Calculated Fields
Creating PivotTables
Understanding DAX
Utilizing DAX Functions
Using KPIs
Working with Hierarchies
Managing Perspectives

Section 3: Power Query
Exploring the Power Query Interface
Loading Data
Managing Modifications
Examining Data Cleaning

Section 4: Power Map
Exploring the Power Map Interface
Using Bing Maps
Examining Map Data
Reviewing Map Types and Presentation

Section 5: Introduction to Power BI
Introducing Power BI
Explaining Excel and Power BI
Examining Data Sources
Querying with Natural Language
Simplifying Your Life with DAX Studio