Power UP! Power BI Virtual Tour | June 13-14, 2018

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Power BI Virtual Tour

June 13 & 14, 2018

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Introducing the Power BI Virtual Event

Have you taken the dive into Power BI or are you thinking about getting started? Travel isn’t an option?

Expand your Power BI knowledge and skillset with Power UP!, a two-day virtual event. Hear perspectives from a variety of experts as they dig into the core Power BI components of data modeling, visualizations, security, and more. Learn the fundamentals of this robust resource and how to start powering up your BI strategies.

A small investment in learning now that will pay dividends in the future as the product tools, apps, and systems Power BI adapts to continues to expand. Power UP! these insights and gain the building blocks to continue on your Power BI journey today!

Attendees will learn:

  • What Power BI is and the array of data source possibilities
  • The objectives of a dataset and primary considerations in choosing to build a DirectQuery or import mode dataset
  • How to work with the core visualizations in Power BI Desktop and develop different report layouts
  • How to leverage drill-down, cross-filtering, slicers, and report filters to provide different ways to analyze data
  • Basic governance and sharing practices
  • The four areas of R: introduction to R, importing data from SQL Server and Excel, using R for visualization, and using R for Machine Learning
  • How to leverage world-class data analytics capabilities from historical data sets, but it also delivers the ability to see your data as it’s happening right now


Early Bird
through May 18th

$349.00


Regular price
after May 18th

$549.00

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All times shown in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

  Day 1 - June 13

9:00am - 11:00am
June 13

Power BI Essentials

What is Power BI, Data Sourcing, possibilities?


Treb Gatte Power BI speaker

Treb Gatte

11:30am - 1:30pm
June 13

Data Modeling

This session provides an introduction to Power BI datasets including data source access, transformation, and modeling. The session is comprised of three segments related to the role of Power BI datasets, the Power Query and data transformation layer, and dimensional modeling. Attendees will learn the objectives of a dataset as well as the primary considerations in choosing to build a DirectQuery or import mode dataset. Standard practices and related features in data access and transformation will be reviewed including data types, parameters, and common data shaping scenarios. The dimensional modeling segment will describe relationship cross-filtering, metadata properties such as field descriptions, hierarchies, and conclude with an introduction to row-level security roles and DAX measures.


Brett Powell

Owner & BI Consultant, Frontline Analytics

2:00pm - 4:00pm
June 13

Vizualizations

Learn how to work with the core visualizations in Power BI Desktop and develop different layouts for your reports. We'll show how to leverage drill-down, cross-filtering, slicers, and report filters to give your users different ways to analyze their data. We'll also explore Dashboards in the Power BI service and how to take advantage of them as well.


Angel Abundez Power BI speaker

Angel Abundez

VP Solutions Architecture, DesignMind

4:30pm - 6:30pm
June 13

Securely Share Your Data

Basic governance & sharing


Bill Hughes Power BI speaker

Bill Hughes


All times shown in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

  Day 2 - June 14

9:00am - 11:00am
June 14

DAX 101

Advanced Modeling


Michael Carlo Power BI speaker

Mike Carlo

11:30am - 1:30pm
June14

Advanced Visualizations

Maps, calculated columns, mobil visuals


Greg Baldini

Solutions Architect, Nihilent Technologies

2:00pm - 4:00pm
June 14

A Gentle Introduction to R

With over 2 million Data Scientists and Analysts using R Scripting, it is one of the most widely used and powerful statistic languages today. Join Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Dr. Leila Etaati as she walks you through four key areas of Power BI: An introduction to R, Importing data from SQL Server and Excel, Using R for Visualization and lastly Using R for Machine Learning.


Leila Etaati

Microsoft Artificial Intelligence MVP

4:30pm - 6:30pm
June 14

Using Supply Chain Data Analytics to Drive Performance with Power BI

Power BI can help you leverage world-class data analytics capabilities from historical data sets, but it also delivers the ability to see your data as it’s happening right now…no longer looking in the rear-view mirror. In this session, you’ll see live demo on Preparing Supply Chain Dashboard, Publishing report to Power BI services, Preparing/Sharing dashboard, Role based security, Natural language Query, Auto insight, Cortana integration, Power BI mobile application, Tips and Tricks for Dashboard design.


Vivek Patel

Microsoft Data Platform MVP