Power BI Data Analysis and Visualization provides a roadmap to vendor choices and highlights why Microsoft’s Power BI is a very viable, cost effective option for data visualization. The book covers the fundamentals and most commonly used features of Power BI, but also includes an in-depth discussion of advanced Power BI features such as natural language queries; embedding Power BI dashboards; and live streaming data. It discusses real solutions to extract data from the ERP application, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and also offers ways to host the Power BI Dashboard as an Azure application, extracting data from popular data sources like Microsoft SQL Server and open-source PostgreSQL. Authored by Microsoft experts, this book uses real-world coding samples and screenshots to spotlight how to create reports, embed them in a webpage, view them across multiple platforms, and more. Business owners, IT professionals, data scientists, and analysts will benefit from this thorough presentation of Power BI and its functions.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introducing Data Visualization
Chapter 2: Power BI Azure Application
Chapter 3: Power BI on Microsoft Stack
Chapter 4: Power BI on Open Source Stack
Chapter 5: Power BI on ERP Applications
Chapter 6: Conclusion