English | 27 Sept. 2017 | ISBN: 1788290143 | ASIN: B074M5C98Y | 802 Pages | AZW3 | 13.21 MB
From connecting to your data sources to developing and deploying immersive, mobile-ready dashboards and visualizations, this book covers it all
Over 90 hands-on, technical recipes, tips, and use cases from across the Power BI platform including the Power BI Service and Mobile Applications
Proven development techniques and guidance for implementing custom solutions with DAX and M languages
Microsoft Power BI is a business intelligence and analytics platform consisting of applications and services designed to provide coherent, visual and interactive insights of data.
This book will provide thorough, technical examples of using all primary Power BI tools and features as well as demonstrate high impact end-to-end solutions that leverage and integrate these technologies and services. Get familiar with Power BI development tools and services, go deep into the data connectivity and transformation, modeling, visualization and analytical capabilities of Power BI, and see Power BI's functional programming languages of DAX and M come alive to deliver powerful solutions to address common, 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 learn
Cleanse, stage, and integrate your data sources with Power BI
Abstract data complexities and provide users with intuitive, self-service BI capabilities
Build business logic and analysis into your solutions via the DAX programming language and dynamic, dashboard-ready calculations
Take advantage of the analytics and predictive capabilities of Power BI
Make your solutions more dynamic and user specific and/or defined including use cases of parameters, functions, and row level security
Understand the differences and implications of DirectQuery, Live Connections, and Import-Mode Power BI datasets and how to deploy content to the Power BI Service and schedule refresh
Integrate other Microsoft data tools such as Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services into your Power BI Solution