Introduction to PowerBI and Get started with PowerBI, Prepare data for analysis and Model data in Power BI.
Power BI is a collection of software services, apps, and connectors that work together to turn your unrelated sources of data into coherent, visually immersive, and interactive insights. Your data may be an Excel spreadsheet, or a collection of cloud-based and on-premises hybrid data warehouses. Power BI lets you easily connect to your data sources, visualize and discover what’s important, and share that with anyone or everyone you want.
The parts of Power BI
Power BI consists of several elements that all work together, starting with these three basics:
- A Windows desktop application called Power BI Desktop.
- An online SaaS (Software as a Service) service called the Power BI service.
- Power BI mobile apps for Windows, iOS, and Android devices.Step 1:
Get started with PowerBI
Task 1: Import data to Power BI Dashboard
Step 2: Format data in Power BI Dashboard
You can view your data in tabular form by clicking Data icon.
Task 3: Preparing data for analysis
Task 4: You can view model view of data by clicking model icon