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You all probably know that I’ve not been a Power BI person. Last Excel.TV episode I said it wasn’t fun. That I missed the challenge of Excel. But I got a big confession to make: I WAS WRONG IN EVERY SINGLE POSSIBLE WAY.
Seriously, Power BI is bomb. It’s baller. It’s like someone took my brain and the way I think and created a program out of it. Don’t get me wrong, I love my SUMPRODUCTS. But I can’t help but marvel at what Power BI is and what it’s capable of.
Well, it’s technically not my first! But, it is my first in a long time. In the video I review several dashboard components including:
And look how quickly I was able to develop my work? Pretty neat, huh?
Also, a tremendous thank you to Alex M Powers of ItsNotAboutTheCell.com Alex gave me an hour of his free time over the weekend to give me a crash course in working with Power BI.
And my report ain’t perfect. I’ll be the first to admit it — Alex candidly told me so! But everyone has a learning journey, and I’m happy to share mine with you. If you’re new to Power BI, hopefully this video got you thinking about all the possibilities. And if you’re a veteran–please, tear mine apart! What did I do wrong? What can I learn? I’m grateful for any feedback you got.
Alex also pointed me to some awesome Power BI resources. I’ve already made my through the first of these:
What’s your experience been with Power BI? Do you love it? Hate it?
Any interesting tips to help newbies get their feet wet? Share your thoughts in the comments section. We might even feature it on a later episode!
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