Are you interested to learn Microsoft Power BI? Are you searching for Microsoft Power BI Tutorials?
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Microsoft Power BI Tutorials article is created to help people who have started learning Microsoft Power BI but do not know exactly from where to study or what to study and how to study.
I will provide here steps to learn Microsoft Power BI and also provide links to popular Microsoft Power BI Tutorials Blog which you should follow and learn the ways to achieve a particular functionality in Microsoft Power BI.
Yesterday, I got a request on Linkedin from a fresher that she was working as an intern in the startup company and want to learn new technology such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau. So she asked if I can teach her.
It was not possible for me to teach due to lack of time but then also I wanted to help her. I have been working on Microsoft Power BI for the last 2 years. So, I thought why not write an article providing links to all the popular blogs and learning sites related to Microsoft Power BI.
Why Should you learn Microsoft Power BI?
You must be wondering Tableau is such a great tool then why do we need PowerBI?
In terms of Visualization functionality, Power BI is nowhere in comparison to Tableau or other old visualization tools such as Qlikview.
Still, Microsoft Power BI is the leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant Analytics and Business Intelligence Report 2020.
Read the last 3 years’ report details here.
Microsoft has a great vision due to which each of its products is special and can solve complex business solutions.
O365 Office products, Power Platform products, and Azure product integration is the major reason due to which Power BI has been ranked Leader for the last many years.
Most of the companies require Cloud space, Microsoft Office Products, and Products to solve their business solution. When they get all the products from a single Vendor that too with discounted Price, none leaves it.
Apart from the above reason mentioned, Microsoft Power BI also provides an ETL tool for data transformation free of cost.
Microsoft Power BI team is updating the product twice a month which shows the amount of money and manpower Microsoft is investing in this BI Tool.
So let`s start with Microsoft Power BI Tutorials Steps –
# Step1: Get your Basics Right
The best way to learn anything is to learn by doing. Unfortunately, there are very few DIY courses available even on popular learning sites.
When I started upgrading my skills on Microsoft Power BI, I was searching for any DIY course so that I can learn by doing. Fortunately, One of my friends recommended me Bharati DW Consultancy.
# Step2: Read, Read, Read
I am emphasizing a lot to read any one of the books because it is very important to learn DAX step by step so that you can get a better understanding of Evaluation Context in DAX which helps you to understand the actual working of a function applied.
Try to practice along with the book to better understand it.
I have provided here some of the best books for DAX and these are from some of the best people in the Industry and MVP (Microsoft Certified Professionals)
Highly Recommend: The Definitive Guide to DAX
# Step3: Learning DAX Continue
Do not forget to miss DAX Fridays Playlist in which you will get videos explaining almost each and every important DAX function which you should know.
Apart from DAX, Curbal has got very nice videos explaining functionality available in Microsoft Power BI, Power Query and M Query related stuff.
# Steps4: Follow Blogs
#Step 5: Prepare a small demo report
Once you are done with all the blogs mentioned in the above article you can start preparing small demos for each of the functionality in Microsoft Power BI.
Example: You can watch a video online on Conditional Formatting and start preparing a demo related to it in Microsoft Power BI Desktop.
Preparing a demo will help you get good hands-on on the Power BI Desktop.
If you follow the steps Which are mentioned above, believe me, You will start Rocking 🙂
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