Beginning Power BI

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

  • Dan Clark

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Building Models in Power Pivot

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  3. Building Interactive Reports and Dashboards with Power BI Desktop

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      Pages 191-191
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 343-348

About this book


Analyze your company’s data quickly and easily using Microsoft’s latest tools. Build scalable and robust data models to work from. Learn to clean and combine different data sources effectively. 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. 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 Will Learn:

  • Simplify data discovery, association, and cleansing
  • Create solid analytical data models
  • Create robust interactive data presentations
  • Combine analytical and geographic data in map-based visualizations
  • Publish and share dashboards and reports


business intelligence data analysis Power Query Microsoft Office Power PIvot Power Map Power View

Authors and affiliations

  • Dan Clark
    • 1
  1. 1.Camp HillUSA

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