The Inside Story: Self-Service-BI in MS Excel 2013

Be a master in self-service business intelligence tools in MS Excel
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

This course is intended for the data analysts and end users who are willing to explore the self-service business intelligence tools in Microsoft Excel 2013. This training is best suited for all business professionals: data analysts, developers, IT professionals, project leads, and project managers.

At the end of the course, participants would learn/use/acquire the following techniques/knowledge:

  • Explore and connect to data sources using Power Query
  • Using ETL techniques to gather data from multiple sources - Wikipedia, Oracle MySQL DB & others
  • Comprehend the Power Pivot user interface
  • Extract and transform data using Power Query
  • Build a cascading relationship and manage data models
  • Build a relationship between tables from different sources

The course discusses the rationale for self-service BI, and describes how to use Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SharePoint Server, and Microsoft Office 365  to create self-service data models and reports. This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning Self-Service BI tools and techniques.

What are the requirements?

  • Some knowledge of basic word processing, computing, and spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office work environment

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Explore and connect to data sources using Power Query
  • Using ETL techniques to gather data from multiple sources - Wikipedia, Oracle MySQL DB & others
  • Comprehend the Power Pivot user interface
  • Extract and transform data using Power Query
  • Build a cascading relationship and manage data models
  • Build a relationship between tables from different sources

What is the target audience?

  • This course teaches how to implement self-service Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data analysis solutions using the Microsoft data platform.
  • The primary audience for this course is database and business intelligence (BI) professionals who are familiar with data warehouses and enterprise BI solutions built with SQL Server technologies.
  • Experienced data analysts who want to learn how to use Microsoft technologies for self-service analysis and reporting will also benefit from attending this course.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
Introduction
Preview
02:36
Section 2: Importing data present in other formats
Importing data present in other formats
Preview
09:27
Section 3: Intro to Power Query for Excel 2013 - loading big datasets into spreadsheets
Intro to Power Query for Excel 2013 - loading big datasets into spreadsheets
20:23
Section 4: Using ETL techniques to gather data from multiple sources - Wikipedia, Oracle My
Using ETL techniques to gather data from multiple sources - Wikipedia, Oracle My
11:02
Section 5: Formatting columns and modifying data types dynamically ; using simple DAX comma
Formatting columns and modifying data types dynamically ; using simple DAX comma
09:32
Section 6: Linking Excel to external data sources / websites
Linking Excel to external data sources / websites
11:25
Section 7: Exploring new components of Charts in MS Excel
Exploring new components of Charts in MS Excel Part 1
17:08
Exploring new components of Charts in MS Excel Part 2
11:02
Section 8: Introduction to Power Pivot tool to create instant Data Models and link tables
Introduction to Power Pivot tool to create instant Data Models and link tables
18:01
Introduction to Power Pivot tool to create instant Data Models Part 2
08:43
Section 9: Overview of visualization of geographical data
Overview of visualization of geographical data
00:51
Section 10: Additional Material
Additional Material
Article
Section 11: Exercises
Exercises
Article
Section 12: Mock Test
Mock Test
20 questions
Section 13: Course Conclusion
Review Appreciated
Article
Bonus Lecture on The Inside Story: Self-Service-BI in MS Excel 2013
Article

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