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Introducing Microsoft Power BI by Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari

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Chapter 5. Getting data from services and content packs

Working on the forecast for the next year, David realizes that it would be useful to consider the statistics for the pages visited on the company website. Using these insights, he might anticipate which products will gain more traction in the upcoming months.

Microsoft Power BI provides many connectors and content packs that make it possible for David to easily access the data generated from different cloud services. Content packs are also a useful tool to deploy and share predefined models and reports within a company.

In this chapter, you will see how David imports data from Google Analytics into Power BI, using different techniques. You can use these same techniques to access many web ...

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