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Create Lookup Tables from Fact Tables in Power BI

At some point, you’ll need to create lookup tables from data sources. Excel users often clump all entities together in each row. This is a natural way for them to view the data and it’s the easiest for them to enter it this way. You’ll likely find customer names and addresses, product names, prices and […]

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Introduction to Power BI – Training that Helps You Learn Quickly

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Power BI is an analytics program that helps people gain insights into data. It’s not overly difficult to learn, but it has several powerful features that can make it overwhelming for newcomers. There is great training online for the software, but I happen to find one called Introduction to Power BI. It is training that […]

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Loading R Scripts Into Power BI

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R is a popular language for data science, although recently Python is winning the language wars. Still, R has its proponents (yours truly) and will continue in its use throughout the data science community. Did you know that it can be used with Power BI, too? This quick tutorial gives instructions on loading R scripts […]

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Review: Power BI – Up & Running with Power BI Desktop

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Course: Power BI – Up & Running with Power BI DesktopInstructor: Chris DuttonPlatform: Udemy.comPrice: VariesRating: 5 Stars (out of 5)SummaryIf you are struggling to learn the intricacies of the Microsoft product, Power BI, then you owe it to yourself to take this course on the topic. Chris Dutton does such an amazing job teaching it. […]

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