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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PowerBI for Financial Services
Featuring Rishi Sapra
Rishi will demo Power BI to analyse and visualise some financial datasets and explain why it is just perfect for Financial Services. This includes how and why analysts might move from Excel to PBI for data analysis/discovery as well as a high level view of how Microsoft are positioned within the...powerbi data-analytics datascience
Using Custom Visuals in Power BI
Featuring Marco Russo
With Power BI you can use custom visuals to extend the graphical capabilities of reports and dashboards. SQLBI created a number of custom visuals, including the award-winning Synoptic Panel. In this session, you will discover features and best practices of several custom visuals, some of them not...powerbi datascience data-visualization custom-visuals
Introduction to M in Power BI
Featuring Chris Webb
Behind Power BI’s data load and transformation functionality is the M language. In this session you’ll learn what kind of scenarios you’ll need to use the M language as well as its basic syntax. You’ll also see several practical examples of how to use it, for example separating connection details...m powerbi