Understanding Data Visualization

Microsoft Power BI 2.96    |    Beginner
  • 8 Videos | 58m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Microsoft Power BI is a powerful and versatile visualization technology widely used in data analytics, especially business data analysis. Business analysts can use this service to build and publish interactive reports for executive audiences as well as collaborators. Get your head around the specifics of data visualization in this introductory course. Explore different types of visualizations and their use-cases, covering standard charts and those for more specific cases. Learn about the structure of Power BI and how it helps with data visualization. Then, examine report creation in Power BI. When you've finished, you'll understand the theory behind data visualization in Power BI and be ready to move on to creating and formatting charts in Power BI. This is one of a series of four paths that can be used to prepare for the DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI exam.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    summarize why data visualization is used
    list and describe the purpose of different kinds of visualizations
    outline when to use tables, matrices, and column charts in Power BI
  • outline best practices for using line charts, pie charts, bubble charts, and scatter charts
    list and describe the specialized charts in Power BI
    outline the purpose of Power BI reports and how to design them, with reference to features and best practices
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 54s
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    2. 
    The Importance of Data Visualization
    7m 6s
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    3. 
    Choosing the Best Visualization Type
    9m 10s
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    4. 
    Basic Tools in Power BI
    9m 51s
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    5. 
    Best Practices for Standard Chart Types
    10m 37s
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    6. 
    Waterfall, Funnel, and Map Charts
    9m 20s
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    7. 
    Features and Best Practices of Power BI Reports
    8m 43s
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    8. 
    Course Summary
    1m 32s

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