An outline of this training course
Over the years, Power BI has evolved tremendously as a business intelligence tool and is becoming more relevant in organizations looking to empower their team's data culture. Key factors in assuring the success of deployment are strategic planning and consistent execution.
In this course, Sam McKay goes over the strategies he has developed in planning and executing Power BI deployment that will build your team's competitive advantage. This is a comprehensive collection of content geared towards guiding data leaders in spearheading the creation of their team's data culture, covering topics on planning, awareness, empowerment and data culture flywheel explained in detail.
Field(s) of Study: Computer Software & App
Course Level: Beginner
Participants of this module should have reporting and analytical skills. It is recommended to have completed the Ultimate Beginners Guide to Power BI and DAX modules. No other advance preparation is needed to take this course.
This course module is tailored to: Excel users, data analysts, reporting managers
This course was last created in July 2021.
Details of what you will learn during this course
- Learn - what tools and resources are needed for Power BI deployment
- Utilize - deployment checklist and planner for guided approach
- Learn - the strategy in inspiring your team and initiating a data culture
- Gain the knowledge - on facilitating and overseeing a consistent execution of the deployment process
What you get with the course
- 6 hours of on-demand tutorial videos
- Power BI Deployment Resources: Checklist, Planner, Guide
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Sam very early on saw the immense opportunity of using Power BI to create analytical solutions. After years of developing some advanced analysis and tools in excel, he was amazed that he could re-create most of those things in about 10% of the time with Power BI.
He is the founder and CEO at Enterprise DNA, a business intelligence training & consultancy business primarily focused on driving better decision making within organisations by empowering individuals and teams to transform raw data into unmatched insights using Microsoft's Power BI suite of tools.
Sam has a strong history in Finance, previously working at ANZ, PIMCO, and Fonterra. He is also a CFA charterholder, achieving the designation in 2011.
He has a passion for building highly scalable analytical solutions within organisations, and wants to see others learn how to do the same.
StartCreating a new culture of action (3:48)
StartBuild and iterate mentality (5:12)
StartCreating ongoing inspiration (6:00)
StartDeveloping a compounding cultural movement (6:31)
StartSpecific deployment challenges (and opportunities) w/Power BI (10:45)
StartCreating an internal Center of Excellence (CoE) unit (6:33)
StartThe importance of including all key stakeholders (4:38)
StartCreating an analytics flywheel (6:21)
Frequently Asked Questions
Passionate about empowering users of Power BI
"My goal is to teach others that you have almost unlimited analytical power when harnessing all the features in Power BI.
Through training across a number of different mediums, I've reached over 100,000 Power BI users, showing them a range of tips and tricks in Power BI development.
I'm a true believer that Power BI is the future of analysis and know individuals with the right training can now create advanced analytics in a scalable way that can have a real impact in the way insights are found and consumed within organisations."
Sam McKay, CFA - Founder & CEO, Enterprise DNA