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- Publish professional-quality business intelligence reports to the cloud
- Automate reports and dashboards with gateways, dataflows, and scheduled refresh
- Explore and analyze data with natural language Q&A, quick insights, bookmarks and data-driven alerts
- Collaborate and share with other users and teams online and in real time
- Configure user roles and row-level security to maintain data quality and control
- Master the same tools and techniques used by top BI professionals
- Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to complete the Up & Running with Power BI Desktop course first
- Several features covered in this course require a PRO plan (60 day free trial, then $9.99/month)
- A work or school email address is required to sign up for a Power BI Service account (no gmail, aol, hotmail, etc.)
NOTE: This is PART 2 of a 2-Part Microsoft Power BI series:
Up & Running with Power BI Desktop
Publishing to Power BI Service
Don't forget to complete PART 1 to master Power BI Desktop!
Are you looking for a comprehensive, hands-on approach to learning business intelligence in the cloud with Power BI Service? You’ve come to the right place!
In PART 1, we began our deep dive into the #1 ranked business intelligence platform in the industry, and learned how to use Power BI Desktop to build complex data models, create calculated columns and measures with DAX, and design beautiful and interactive Power BI dashboards from scratch.
Now it's time for PART 2: Power BI Service, where we'll focus on publishing our Power BI reports to the cloud, sharing them across teams and organizations, collaborating with other users in real-time, and much more.
We’ll start with a quick orientation to the Power BI landscape and Power BI Service interface, introduce some common user personas (Creators, Analyzers, and Collaborators), and then systematically guide you through the key features of Power BI Service, including:
Connecting to Data from Power BI Service
Flat files, Excel workbooks, tables, Power BI reports, etc.
Configuring Gateways, Scheduled Refresh & Dataflows
Personal vs. Enterprise gateways, refresh settings, Power BI dataflows, etc.
Creating Power BI Reports & Dashboards
Reading vs. Editing views, pinning tiles & pages, assembling dashboards, etc.
Exploring & Analyzing Data within Power BI Service
Natural language Q&A, data-driven alerts, quick insights, bookmarks, etc.
Publishing, Sharing & Collaborating
Creating Apps, sharing Power BI workspaces, assigning user roles and row-level security, etc.
Using the Power BI Mobile App
Annotating, sharing, commenting, alerting, etc.
By the end of this course you’ll have a deep, practical understanding of Power BI Service, along with the skills and confidence you need to apply these tools to your own Power BI projects and analyses.
Whether you're a casual Power BI user, aspiring analyst, or business intelligence professional, this course will give you the tools you need to become an absolute Power BI ROCKSTAR -- guaranteed.
Hear why our Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service courses are the TOP-RATED on Udemy:
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"Amazing! 5+ stars if you ask me! Concise, superbly organized and prepared. I have learned a ton about Power BI Service and in addition I have learned how to create a great course as well. Enjoyed the course from start to finish."
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Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:
Downloadable Power BI Service ebook (PDF)
Power BI project files & sample datasets
Course quizzes & Homework exercises (with solution walkthroughs)
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Excel Pro Tips for Power Users
Advanced Excel Formulas & Functions
Data Visualization with Excel Charts & Graphs
Data Analysis with Excel PivotTables
Excel Power Query, Power Pivot & DAX
Up & Running with Power BI Desktop
Publishing to Power BI Service
SQL Database Analysis for Beginners
Advanced MySQL for Analytics & Business Intelligence
Some features in this course require a Power BI PRO license (free 60-day trial then $9.99/month)
Power BI Service requires a school or work e-mail address to register (no personal email accounts like gmail, aol, yahoo, etc)
- Anyone looking for complete, comprehesive deep dive into Microsoft Power BI Service
- Users who are familiar with Power BI Desktop and want to learn how to publish, share & collaborate in the cloud
- Aspiring data professionals and teams looking to master the #1 business intelligence tool on the market
- Students who want a comprehensive, engaging, and highly interactive approach to training
- Anyone looking to pursue a career in data analysis or business intelligence
Walkthrough to cover exactly how the course is structured and what you need to know before diving into Microsoft Power BI Service.
Let's discuss the different ways types of users that interact with Power BI Service. We'll dive into typical Power BI user roles like creators, analyzers, and collaborators.
The Get Data menu is our portal for connecting to all kinds of data sources. While not as robust as Power BI Desktop, the data connection options in Power BI Service allow you to connect to apps created by your organization, various services (Github, Google Analytics, JIRA), files (csv, xlsx, pbix), and Databases (SQL, Azure, SSAS, Spark).
In this section I'll cover how to load an excel workbook to Power BI, discuss how the workbook is opened in an Excel Online environment, talk about the features and limitations of excel workbooks in Power BI Service, and pin pivot charts to a dashboard.
In this section we'll talk about data gateways, which act like a bridge between Power BI and your computer or server, and how they facilitate scheduled refresh within Power BI Service.
In this lecture I'll show you how to pin a live page to a Power BI Dashboard and talk through the benefits of pinning a live page like, retaining tile interactivity and slicer functionality.
In this lecture we'll talk about Usage Metric Reports in Power BI Service. We'll dig into what they are, how they're created, and how you can take the Usage Metric Reports and customize them in Power BI.
In this lecture I'll show you how to define, configure, and test row-level security (RLS) in Power BI Desktop. After this is defined in Power BI Desktop, we'll publish to Power BI Service and test the roles to make sure they're functioning properly.
Complete the full stack of Excel, Power BI, and SQL analytics courses and emerge a certified wizard. Courses include Formulas & Functions, PivotTables, Charts & Graphs, Power Query, Power Pivot & DAX, Publishing to Power BI Service, and MySQL for Data Analysis (Beginner & Advanced).