Chapter 9

Loading Data with Power BI

In This Chapter

•   Gathering Data

•   Transforming Data During the Data Import

•   Repeating and Changing the Data Import

•   Relationships and Intermediate Tables

•   Parameters

Up to this point, this book has concentrated on creating and interacting with visualizations from an existing data model. However, those of you interested in Part IV and Part V of this book will probably approach Power BI development from a different direction. You may spend a significant amount of your “Power BI time” gathering and modeling data in a PBIX file before you create your first visualization on a report page.

The approach in this book is based on the belief that it is much easier to grasp the more abstract concepts ...

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