A Tour of Power BI: Pivot, View, Query, and Map
Presented by Jeff Mlakar
2/11/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Launching major Business Intelligence projects can appear daunting to many companies. Also, no matter which BI technology solution your company chooses to implement, at the end of the day all your users probably want to do is export the data to Excel so they can work with it. Microsoft has realized this and taken the steps to empower business users to self-service BI through the tool they know best: Excel. Enter Power BI, providing extensive Business Intelligence tools in Excel Add-ins. In this session, we’ll take a tour through Microsoft’s Power BI and all it has to offer. Equal demo time will be given to each of the 4 pillars of Power BI:

  • Power Pivot: Combine data from numerous types of data sources and perform powerful data analysis.
  • Power View: Enable intuitive, ad-hoc reporting in an interactive data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience that can easily bring your reports to SharePoint and mobile devices.
  • Power Query: Search a world of data sources to discover the data you need.
  • Power Map: Analyze Geospatial data with powerful 3D visualizations.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.