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Getting Started

  1. 5/3/2016, Video, 0:52:16
    We welcome all users, new and experienced to this intro session of Power BI. Everything you wanted to know about Power BI but never knew who to ask. This will a fast pace...
  2. 1/16/2017, Trainings
    If you’d like to learn how to architect solutions in Cortana Intelligence Suite and how to build intelligence into your applications, don’t miss this workshop! Build an...
  3. 5/3/2016, Video, 0:55:58
    Everything you should know around security and Power BI. We will take a look at how to leverage your on premise Analysis Services security, how to share dash/dashboards...
  4. 5/3/2016, Video, 0:39:19
    In this demo rich session, you will understand the powerful relationship between Excel and Power BI. You are invited to learn how to use Excel and Power BI together to expand...

Learning

Learning Paths

Prepare data for analysis
Published: 6/30/2020, Length: 3:26:00
You will explore Power Query as you learn to extract data from different data sources and choose a storage mode and connectivity type. You will learn to profile, clean, and load data into Power BI in preparation for modeling your data.
Consume data with Power BI
Published: 4/26/2019, Length: 2:09:00
Do you want to make business decisions backed by data? Learn how to do that in Power BI. Learn to work in Power BI to review and interact with this content to make business decisions.
Model data in Power BI
Published: 6/30/2020, Length: 5:31:00
Success with Power BI begins with a great data model. In this module, you will learn how to design a data model that is intuitive, high-performing, and simple to maintain. You will learn about using DAX language to create measures. Those measures will help you create a wide variety of analytic solutions. Additionally, you’ll learn how to improve performance with your Power Query data...

Learning Modules

Track wild polar bears with AI
Published: 5/8/2020, Length: 1:20:00
Add measures to Power BI Desktop models
Published: 7/7/2020, Length: 0:13:00
Design a data model in Power BI 
Published: 6/30/2020, Length: 2:08:00

Power BI News

10/23/2020, MS Tech Community
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Deep Dive Free CourseMohamed Radwan is Azure DevOps MVP who focuses on providing solutions for the various roles involved in software development and delivery. Over...
10/22/2020, James Serra's Blog
I have listed below the top questions I see from customers about Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI, and the blogs that I have written that try to answer each question. I have also added these...
10/21/2020, MS Tech Community
Azure Data Explorer in a superfast analytics service that unlocks snappy data exploration use cases. As such, we aim to make our dashboard integrations as efficient as possible and more...
10/21/2020, MS Tech Community
References and Information Resources   Microsoft 365 Public RoadmapThis link is filtered to show GCC, GCC High and DOD specific items.  For more general information uncheck...
10/20/2020, MS Tech Community
As organizations start to use Azure Security Center Secure Score to measure their journey to a better cloud security posture, it becomes important to understand how this secure score is...
10/19/2020, Azure DevOps Podcast
Joining the podcast today is Rod Paddock, the CTO of Dash Point Software, Inc. and the Editor in Chief of CODE Magazine!   In 2001, Rod founded Dash Point Software, Inc. to develop high-quality...
10/15/2020, Microsoft Azure Blog
To enable companies to gain real-time insights on the critical data in their Oracle E-Business Suite, we are announcing a new offer with Incorta that brings Azure Synapse Analytics, Power BI, and...
10/7/2020, Service Updates
With a recent update of the Analysis Services Tabular engine in Azure Analysis Services (AAS) and in Power BI, Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) clients, such as Microsoft Excel, can now enjoy...
9/30/2020, James Serra's Blog
Microsoft Ignite has always announced many new products and new product features, and this year was no exception. Many exciting announcements, and below I list the major data platform related...
7/27/2020, Service Updates
A new Power BI component is now available for easier integration with React, a popular open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces.
7/27/2020,
IntroductionWith the advent of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things, a new paradigm of AIOT solutions is beginning to emerge. This is in part due to hardware advancements that allow...
7/20/2020, Azure Podcast
Principal PM in the Azure Rukmani Gopalan joins us on the continuing discussion on ADLS. This time we focus on migration from Gen 1 to Gen 2. Rukmani gives us the background behind the two...
The Azure Maps visual for Power BI will be releasing as a preview this week. Power BI is a powerful analysis and visualization tool. Azure Maps is an important tool for gaining geospatial context...
7/10/2020, Service Updates
In response to customer feedback, .NET Core support for Azure Analysis Services client libraries is now available in preview. Start building .NET Core applications for modern cross-platform and...
6/8/2020, James Serra's Blog
Power BI has become hugely popular and I find common questions about functionality and features, so I thought I would put in this blog some of those questions with answers: What is the best way...
6/8/2020,
Azure Media Services is pleased to announce the public preview of a new platform capability called “Live Video Analytics” or in short LVA. LVA provides a platform for you to build hybrid...
5/18/2020, James Serra's Blog
There are a number of options for monitoring Power BI that I wanted to mention: Performance analyzer: Find out how each of your report elements, such as visuals and DAX formulas, are performing....