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Publisher's Summary

Power BI: Essential Beginner's Guide to Power BI provides an overview of the key features and requirements required for the user to be able to develop dashboards that provide a 360-degree view of the business. 

This book is intended not only for those who want to analyze data routinely but also for those who wish to generate and perform the most diverse activities. The benefits of knowing how to analyze and make fact-based decisions are arguably beneficial not only at the executive and managerial levels but also at different levels. 

  • With this book, you will be able to learn and improve your Power BI dashboard presentations.
  • You will learn what Power BI is, from its inception at launch, understanding its positioning in the workforce to how to install it, and how to start using it.
  • You will learn important Power BI concepts for starting your studies and familiarizing yourself with terms that will be necessary for a firm understanding of this powerful tool. You will also understand the concepts of dashboards, data warehouse, and their practical applications.
  • You will learn to assemble your dashboard effectively, and best practices for dashboard design and the right way to build your indicators. Then you will learn about the mechanism of the area of construction of the panels and tips for using visuals.
  • In 3 different chapters of this book, you will learn about creating projects on Power BI.
  • You will understand the Power BI desktop & cloud service process from the moment you create your account, publish the dashboard, and understand what happens to the dashboard when it is published.
     

Overall in this book, you will understand the entire Business Intelligence process and how it is applied to Power BI, from information on what are the benefits of implementing this process in your day, today, and what precautions we need to take to begin analyzing data. 

It will open the door of your first contact with Microsoft Power BI. An overview of the basic functionality for you to understand the engine, tips on how to connect data sources, and much more!

©2019 Liam Damien (P)2020 Liam Damien

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  • Sikar
  • 03-02-2020

Power BI

This is a good reference book for beginners. This is not a step-by-step how-to book but contains definitions and links to references to help you further your research on the topic.

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  • 02-02-2020

Good

If you are looking for a reference - this is a good choice. It is not a text book or a learn how book - it is a reference.

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  • Hman
  • 02-02-2020

Essential book

This is a very important book for the developer community. Bounded contexts are the most important concept to take away from this book.

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  • Israf
  • 01-02-2020

Best

I found the course simple but effective. I would like to recommend this book to all my friends.

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  • Hathif
  • 28-01-2020

Recommended

This is a great start to learning power BI. This is first audiobook I have seriously started to learn and this book makes easy to understand and learn.

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  • Ganuf
  • 28-01-2020

Works best

The book contents itself are pretty good, but it does stay fairly simple. I bought the book because of the format of the examples, with information, point by point descriptions

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  • Fasif
  • 25-01-2020

Overall good

Overall a decent book for begininers like myself.
The books is very well written and explains the concepts in a very simple manner. It covers all the topics with good examples. A must for a person who wants to learn the concepts.

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  • Dharif
  • 25-01-2020

Reference book

I received a free copy of this book 2+ weeks ago. I’ve read several other books and at first glance this book seemed to be a recap of the topics covered by his other books.

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  • Babu .F
  • 24-01-2020

Very well written

Another great book by author which is very simple and straight forward. Any new beginner or newbie should read this guide to know the dynamics of this subject and to get a better understanding of works.

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  • Suresh
  • 22-01-2020

Pretty good

It is a great self-improvement book. All the techniques are described with real-life examples so you can start applying them on your daily life immediately!

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  • Bayoona
  • 07-02-2020

Understanding

If you want to buy one book today to get started in understanding all this, this is the book. In fact, I"m checking out other books by this author.

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  • Aila
  • 07-02-2020

Finished

Yet when I’ve finally got around to read it, I still find this humbly priced little book just as fascinating.

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  • Suresh
  • 02-02-2020

Follow up

Fantastic book to read and very informative . One of the best books i ever bought. read it from start to finish . if you want to learn or understand what power BI is all about . This is it

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  • Kassabov.y
  • 01-02-2020

Thank you

I loved the way that it was guided and all the information within. I have learned so much. I have to say that this book intrigued me much more than another other book has! Thank you

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  • catheef
  • 24-01-2020

Reference book

If you are looking for a reference - this is a good choice. It is not a text book or a learn how book - it is a reference.

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  • Babu .F
  • 24-01-2020

Easy to follow

This book is easy to follow , I am glad the author wrote this book. After my daughter finishes this one I hope to buy her the other one.

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  • Abufarims
  • 21-01-2020

Good

I found this book very intriguing as it helps you learn how to work with power BI. I think anyone & everyone should read this book.I would like to recommend this book to all my friends

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  • Saif
  • 18-01-2020

Best

Fascinating subject, very interesting. I have learned a lot during the course so far. Easy to follow, good examples given which help with the understanding. I have enjoyed the course and would recommend it to everyone

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  • Imran
  • 14-01-2020

Recommended

This book is the most challenging power BI book I have ever encountered. Recommended to all users.

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