Power BI is the new service from Microsoft that is creating a real buzz in the analytics and business intelligence community. Business users can get data from almost any source, visualise it and share their insights. It also has great power under the covers to do sophisticated data preparation and modelling and build beautiful dashboards. Users can ask questions of their data with natural language and Power BI will do it's best to answer you .
This group will help you get started with Power BI. We'll offer a mix of introductory talks but we'll also have some sessions for the experts as well. Some of the events will be hands-on.
We meet monthly in Central London on a weekday evening. Please come along - you will be sure of a warm welcome from the organisers
Power BI is relatively new but already has 5 million subscribers - we'll show you why!
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Working with Parameters and Functions in Power Query/Excel and Power BI
Featuring Chris Webb
Parameters are one of the most useful features in Power Query/Excel and Power BI, and in this session you'll find out how you can use them to make your queries easier to maintain and more user-friendly. In addition you'll also learn how you can use parameters to create Power BI template...functions paramaters PowerBI
From nothing to something, a local government journey
Featuring John Kelly
Are you interested in how North Yorkshire County Council has implemented providing data and intelligence services for over 6000 employees in 3 years? Join this months Power BI to find out!data-intelligence intelligence-services bi-architecture data-analytics data power-bi
Deep dive into data modeling using Power BI desktop and SSAS
Featuring Kasper de Jonge
Are you interested in finding out the best ways to utilise the Analysis Services model to solve modelling problems? Join this month's Power BI meetup with Kasper de Jonge!data-modelling ssas data-analytics data-science data PowerBI
Power BI Today
Featuring Peter Myers
An interactive short session which engages with the audience to take stock of the current sources of Power BI tiles available to the Power BI user to populate dashboards, bringing you up to date of what Power BI has evolved to become ‘Today’.data-analytics data-science data-streams PowerBI
Delivering Real-Time Power BI Dashboards
Featuring Peter Myers
Visualising real-time data streams from financial markets, IoT sensors, websites, social media, industrial internet, wearables & many other real time data feeds is an essential tool for many BI verticals.azure rest app-development data-science data-analytics data-streams PowerBI
Featuring Ric Howe and James Dales
Until recently Power BI has had limited mapping capabilities. Now we are spoilt for choice with the Map, Filled Map, Shape Map and Arc GIS Map visuals, before we even consider the use of custom visuals such as Globe Map, Synoptic Panel and Enhanced Scatter.
We will look at how to make best use of...data-analytics PowerBI
Forecasting with Power BI
Featuring Sacha Tomey
Self Service Business Intelligence has moved on. Organisations are demanding Predictive Analytics capabilities. In this session we focus on one area of Predictive Analytics – Forecasting. We will look at various ways organisations can generate forward looking forecasts within Power BI today,...data-visualization machine-learning datascience data-analytics PowerBI