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Introducing Microsoft Power BI by Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari

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Chapter 3. Understanding data refresh

Let’s continue following David, the manager of budgeting at Contoso. While he explores Microsoft Power BI, he now has begun sharing his dashboards and reports with Contoso’s country/region managers around the globe. Everybody likes the idea of being able to view a report on any device and share considerations while looking at the same figures. Nevertheless, the managers are concerned that they are making decisions based on sales as of October 2015, and it is now mid-December. The figures are no longer the best data upon which to forecast sales, a fact that is even more pertinent for the products that show a clear seasonality.

Thus, David needs to retrieve the latest sales data set and refresh the Microsoft ...

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