4 Coolest Places To Get Power BI Tutorial

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posted by Ngoc Anh
on Oct 06, 2017

Nowadays, the term ‘business intelligence’ has become increasingly popular and widely used in business lexicon. But what is it exactly? In a nutshell, business intelligence is the combination of technologies and processes for gathering, storing, analyzing, and accessing data that supports decision making within a company.

Microsoft Power BI is one of the best business intelligence tools that is available on the market. Whether you’re a new or experienced user, it’s always good to find new ways of optimizing or customizing the tool to fit your organizational needs. We’ve done our research and recommended these 4 sites where you can get a reliable and informational tutorials on Power BI. Check them out!

1. Power BI Guided Learning

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This is the Power BI official channel. When following this one, you will find many Power BI tutorial videos as well as documentations. You can also use the sample database like adventureworks in Power BI desktop then do the trial and error using that database in all visuals. Moreover, you can learn about the tools and other available options in powerBI desktop through the website. Here’s a protip: work your data on excel before using PowerBI – you’ll save a lot of time.

2. Microsoft Virtual Academy

This site provides hundreds of free courses which are designed for Developers, IT Pros, Data Pros, and Students. The topic is diverse, from Cloud Development to Visual Studio to Mobile Development, and more. This site is an excellent way to stay up to date on the latest Microsoft technologies which include Power BI tutorial. I’ve taken the course “How Microsoft IT Reduced Third-Party Software Spending Using Power BI and System Center” myself and I’m kind of satisfied with it. Can you guess the most exciting part? The new course is updated weekly!

3. Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

This course is a part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data and the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science. It will walk you through Power BI, from the basic knowledge i.e how to connect to and import your data, to the advanced level i.e. how to author reports using Power BI Desktop and publish those reports to the Power BI service. The series of short, lecture-based videos are accompanied by demos, quizzes, and hands-on labs to test your knowledge. This free EDX online course is definitely a great resource for learning Power BI.

4. Microsoft TechNet 

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on this website, you can find everything related to Power BI such as key resources, tutorials, case studies and many more. Technet forum is also the best place for you to exchange ideas with Power BI users and gain more knowledge from many Microsoft experts. Check it out!

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