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Do you know what you need to know?

On the surface, Power BI looks like an easy to learn Microsoft tool, however what most people think they need to learn is often not even half of what they need.  My live Power BI training course is conveniently split into 2 distinct learning days so that you can choose the level of learning that is right for you.  Day one will teach you what you need to know to build reports and dashboards using data prepared by someone else.  For those that want to learn more (e.g. business analysts, Excel power users), come back for day 2 and learn what you actually need to know to be good using this tool by enhancing the underlying data so you can extract the hidden insights.

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“It was an excellent course and I am implementing my learnings already!”

Laura F

Your course is really great value compared to any other courses I have done before.

Mark C

I really enjoyed the training. Most importantly I managed to discuss my real-life problems and learn from others’ queries too. You are a great trainer.

Roy D

    Thank you very much for the brilliant course.

    Svetla K

      Thanks very much, I thought the training was fantastic!

      Jess S

        “Really enjoyed this class and got a lot out of it.”

        Todd S

          I enjoyed Matt’s class and learnt a lot.

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            “Thx Jason for the training it was very helpful.”

            Javier F

            Thank you for organising our first training. I found it extremely useful as well as interactive and looking forward to learning from you in days to come.

            Natasha S

              Thanks for the amazing session and I really enjoyed it. At no point I felt there was any challenge of doing it online.

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              Power BI Training

              Not all Microsoft Power BI training is made equal, and there are good reasons to work with an industry expert.  When Matt first started training Power Pivot and Power Query back in 2014, Power BI wasn’t even a thing.  In fact Matt has been training Power BI for longer than Power BI has been a generally available software product. Today, Matt Allington provides Power BI Training in the form of:

              An Expert to Help You Succeed

              Matt Allington is an industry recognised expert in Power BI training and has 30+ years experience in using data to deliver business value. Matt is a Microsoft MVP that specialises in Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query.  He brings his business and IT experience to the table to get fast and effective results and help you with general business data problem solving.

              Matt is the author of the best selling books “Supercharge Power BI: Power BI is Better When you Learn to Write DAX” and “Supercharge Excel: When You Learn To Write DAX For Power Pivot”

              Matt developed and delivers the face-to-face (Live Instructor Led Virtual Online) Training Courses “Power BI for the Business Analyst” and “Demystifying DAX  (Intermediate to Advanced)”.

              Matt also developed the following Online Video Training Courses:

              • Supercharge Power BI Online Training (with weekly live online Q&A sessions with Matt).
              • Foundations of Power BI – Data to Dashboard
              • Extracting Data Insights with DAX

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              Waterfall charts provide a great way for users to visualise how pieces of an overall plan (or results) are combined to contribute to an outcome. For example, you could use a waterfall chart to show how sales have increased by year and category as illustrated below using the standard waterfall

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              I’m always looking for more productive ways to work with Power BI and associated tools. As I covered in my article last week, development of Power BI reports using SharePoint for your file storage can be so slow that it is impractical. In this article I discuss the various options

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              Until recently, I had not spent a lot of time building Power BI Reporting solutions that have SharePoint Online as a data source (This article refers to SharePoint Online specifically, but I am sure the experience is the same with on premise SharePoint). Over the last month or so I

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              This is an off topic post for me (ie not Power BI), but then again – who doesn’t want to be more productive, right? I am a heavily process driven person and I like to organise and plan my days, weeks and months so I can be as productive as

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              One week to go!

              Supercharge Power BI Online training starts on 27/28 October. 
              Learn DAX with online videos and weekly live online Q&A sessions with Matt Allington.