Advanced Visualization Techniques #1 of 2

Create stunning visualizations without advanced DAX knowledge

An outline of this training course

While visualization is the fourth pillar of Power BI report development, it is typically the first and often only way that managers, clients and/or other stakeholders interact with your report. Through this course, learn how to maximize the visual impact of your report and create a beautiful, intuitive user experience.

Take your visualization skills to the next level as we show you how to utilize Power BI's native visuals in innovative ways to create stunning and compelling reports without the need for advanced DAX skills. To further enhance your visualization skillset, we will teach you how to utilize the best custom visuals to maximum effect, providing you additional options for communicating complex analyses effectively. Finally, we discuss overall design philosophy including sources of inspiration and creativity, and best practices for top-quality report design.

Advanced Visualization Techniques Part 1 course can also be accessed through a purchase of an Enterprise DNA On-Demand or Center of Excellence License.

Details of what you will learn during this course
  • Learn - how to develop reports that will immediately grab the attention of your audience
  • Discover - sources of inspiration in building a compelling, creative visual style of your own
  • Utilize - Power BI's native visuals in new ways to effectively communicate complex analyses
  • Discover - the best custom visuals and how to use them to fill gaps in PBI's visualization capabilities
  • Learn - how to employ bookmarks, buttons and other navigational elements to create an exceptional user experience
What you get with the course
  • Over three hours of full-packed training, presented by a data visualization expert
  • One demo data set that will allow you to practice the techniques presented
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Your Instructor

Mudassir Syed  Rashid Ali
Mudassir Syed Rashid Ali
  • 6+ years of experience in preparing dashboards in Excel, streamlining accounting and business processes, and highlighting issues in production scheduling and material planning to improve quality service to customers
  • 3 years of experience in performing complex Data transformations in Power Query and handling data from multiple sources especially during Budgeting and Financial Year End process.
  • One year of Advanced Power BI experience in creating complex analytical dashboards to provide meaningful insights to management on a daily basis to highlight the areas for continuous improvement in business operations.
  • Power BI enthusiast particularly interested in generating insights by innovative use of visualizations and by communicating the complex scenarios in an easy-to-understand and storytelling way.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course for as long as your Enterprise DNA subscription or CoE license is active.
Can I purchase a single course instead of the full Enterprise DNA On-Demand ?
The option to purchase a single course has been discontinued. To access any of our courses, you will need to upgrade to full subscription here.
Do you offer one-off support or coaching?
All support around Power BI and Enterprise DNA's online training content now occurs at the Enterprise DNA Forum. You must have an On-Demand subscription or CoE access to receive support.
What if I need to train my team?
We recommend exploring Enterprise DNA Center of Excellence platform. To learn more, see here.

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