Building Interactive Dashboards with Microsoft Power BI

Video description

Build creative dashboards to visualize and analyze data to get accurate business insights

About This Video

  • Analyze data from multiple data sources and create your own datasets
  • Create reports and dashboards without depending on any IT staff or database administrators
  • Generate interesting interactive visualizations based on your data

In Detail

Do you get confused when you analyze data from various sources? If yes, then this course will be your perfect guide and companion to analyze any data with ease.
This course provides an introduction to Power BI's powerful dashboard design features and how you can use it to the advantage of your organization. You'll begin the course by building a simple, functional interactive dashboard. You'll present linked charts and KPIs. You'll develop dashboard examples suitable for publishing to analysts through managers and executives. At times, you need to walk users through the data so we introduce some storytelling features of Power BI. Finally, we'll wrap up with some tips to style your dashboards for publishing.
At the end of this course, you’ll explore real-world examples, get started with Microsoft Power BI, and become comfortable with it so you can delve deeper.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Power BI Kick Start
    1. The Course Overview 00:03:28
    2. The Visualization Palette, Reports, and Dashboards 00:03:56
    3. Link Them Up – Enabling Visual Interactions 00:04:49
    4. Key to Performance – Calculating Your KPIs 00:06:23
    5. Helpful Hints – Adding Tooltips and Legends 00:02:55
  2. Chapter 2 : Analytical Dashboards
    1. Introducing the Analytical Dashboard Example 00:02:50
    2. Time Matters – Time Series Chart 00:05:59
    3. Some Like It Hot – Heat Map Charts 00:05:45
    4. What-if – Using Parameters and Slicers to Filter and Explore 00:06:57
    5. Detail Oriented – Exporting Data from Visuals 00:06:09
  3. Chapter 3 : Tactical Dashboards
    1. Introducing the Tactical Dashboard Example 00:03:59
    2. Point of Reference – Creating a Dot Plot 00:05:49
    3. Statistics Never Lie – Box and Whisker Plots 00:07:18
    4. Big Spenders – Building a Funnel Chart 00:04:57
    5. Where It Is – Geographical Map Charts 00:05:57
  4. Chapter 4 : Strategic Dashboards
    1. Introducing the Strategic Dashboard Example 00:03:30
    2. Are We There Yet? – Calculating Period-over-Period Changes 00:06:12
    3. On Target – Visualizing Comparisons with Bullet Charts 00:05:06
    4. Mash It Up – Pinning Visuals to Dashboards 00:05:43
    5. Make It Pop – Adding Media Tiles to a Dashboard 00:04:20
  5. Chapter 5 : Data Stories with Dashboards
    1. Introducing the Data Stories Dashboard Example 00:03:07
    2. Meet the Players – Presenting Data with the Card Browser Custom Visual 00:04:24
    3. Space Travel – Linking Together Dashboards with Actions 00:04:55
    4. Time Travel – Telling a Story with Bookmarks 00:04:56
    5. Click for More – Embedded Links and Hyperlink Dashboard Tiles 00:04:16
  6. Chapter 6 : Formatting Dashboards and Data
    1. Formatting Concepts and Best Practices 00:04:00
    2. Formatting Visuals and Reports 00:05:20
    3. Creating Relevant Labels and Effective Number Formats 00:04:10
    4. Formatting Dashboards 00:03:47
    5. Course Conclusion 00:03:44

Product information

  • Title: Building Interactive Dashboards with Microsoft Power BI
  • Author(s): Peter MacMurchy
  • Release date: October 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789612066