The workshop is being held by the Microsoft Power BI team. Meet Siva Harinath and Will Thompson who are travelling from the Microsoft campus in Redmond for the event!
Technical Setup Requirements
- A laptop that you can install software on
- Latest Power BI Desktop Installed (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/desktop/ )
The hands on workshop is in three parts throughout the day, and it will cover the following topics:
Power BI Part 1 – Advanced Data Modelling
Get to know the theory behind data modeling concepts in Power BI and get a behind-the-scenes view of the Power BI engine to learn the foundations of the DAX language and how Power BI evaluates DAX formulas.
You will also learn to look at performance of your DAX calculations and how to optimize them.
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30
Power BI Part 2 – Data Visualization
Learn the principles of creating effective data visualizations. You will understand how to use different charts to answer business problems and how to use a report to tell an effective story or draw actionable insights.
The course will also show you practical examples of how to build visuals in Power BI, tricks for enhancing the visuals with simple DAX, and how to import custom visuals from the gallery.