Microsoft Power BI DAX from Scratch
What you'll learn
- A beginner to intermediate guide on how to create DAX formula
- Understand the concept of calculated column, measures, and tables in DAX
- How to solve the problem statement using various DAX function
- Power BI desktop installed
- A basic understanding of Power BI desktop
- Know how to create data models
If you are someone dealing with reporting, with the help of DAX functions you can unlock the advanced power of reporting in Power BI. These functions will help you get better data insights.
DAX or Data Analysis Expression is a library of functions and operators, using which you can create formulas and expressions. This will help you with creating powerful formulas to ease your data analysis and reporting process.
This course is designed in a Problem Statement - Solution format where we start with the problem to which a solution is sought with the help of DAX functions where each component of the expression is clearly explained in easy-to-understand terms,
What is in store for you?
In this course, you will
1. Understand the concept of DAX and how to create calculate column, measure, tables, and quick measures
2. From the exhaustive list of DAX functions, we will be looking into the most frequently used functions from the family of
Date and Time function - WEEKDAY, EDATE, EOMONTH, DATEDIFF, TODAY, NOW
Text function - FORMAT, COMBINEVALUES, LEFT, RIGHT, FIND, UPPER, LOWER, UNICHAR, REPT
Logical function - IF, Nested IF, AND, OR, SWITCH
Relationship function - RELATED, CROSSFILTER, RELATEDTABLE
X-function - SUMX, RANKX
Filter function - CALCULATE, ALL, EARLIER, FILTER, LOOKUPVALUE
Statistical function - DISTINCTCOUNT
Time intelligence function- DATESYTD, DATEADD, SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR
Information function- CONTAINS
Table manipulation function- SUMMARIZECOLUMNS
Who this course is for:
- Anyone dealing with report creation and providing data insights.
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