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Power BI Enterprise Solutions Workshop
April 25 @ 15:00 - 18:00
The purpose of this 3-hour fast-paced workshop is to apply proven, enterprise-scale best practices for Business Intelligence solutions with Power BI. With focus on foundational and iterative model design, CI/CD, future growth, and scalability; the workshop covers data acquisition, query design, data modeling, and visual reporting. Students will learn to develop solutions for scale in an IT or multi-developer setting, this is not a beginner-level class on only visual design; you will see how to design an end-to-end solution.
Attendees & students should have strong desktop computer skills, experience with Information Technology projects, and at least entry-level experience working with relational data and queries. Some prior experience working with Power BI is recommended but not required. The instructor-presented workshop includes Student Labs and Instructor-Guided Demos.
Student labs are performed on the student’s desktop computer using local software and a local SQL Server instance, with the sample database provided. The labs include development of queries, data model, measures, and a report using enterprise-class design practices.
Bring your laptop with the following minimum configuration:
- Windows 10 or 11
- Local Admin rights
- 16 GB or RAM or more
- 1 GB of free storage on drive C: or more
Install the following free software before the cruise:
- Power BI Desktop – latest version from the Windows Store
- Tabular Editor 2
- DAX Studio
- SQL Server Developer Edition (2017 or newer with local Admin rights)
- SQL Server Management Studio
Paul (Blog | LinkedIn | Twitter) is a Principal Consultant and Manager for 3Cloud Solutions, a Mentor and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He consults, writes, speaks, teaches & blogs about business intelligence and reporting solutions. He works with companies around the world to model data, visualize and deliver critical information to make informed business decisions; using the Microsoft data platform and business analytics tools. He is a Director of the Oregon Data Community PASS chapter & user group, the author and lead author of Professional SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and 14 other titles from Wrox & Microsoft Press. Paul is a 2021 & 2022 FastTrack Recognized Solution Architect and holds several certifications related to the Microsoft Data Platform and Business Intelligence.