AI, Data, and Machine Learning

TH11 Power BI: What Have You Done for Me Lately?


3:30pm - 4:30pm

Level: Intermediate

Andrew Brust

Founder and CEO

Blue Badge Insights

Power BI has been a runaway success in adoption and mindshare, rocketing Microsoft past Power BI continues to be a runaway success in adoption and mindshare, putting Microsoft in a leadership position for BI and helping to drive business onto the Microsoft cloud. You may already know Power BI creates great looking visualizations, or that it runs on most any device as well as the cloud. But do you know how to use it? And if you do, is your knowledge current with all the new features of this product that's updated on a monthly basis?

Come to this session for a combination quick intro to Power BI (including its technology underpinnings, the costs around it and, of course, how to use it) and primer on several newer features, including composite models, personalized visuals and natural language query/authoring capabilities. We'll even cover features released after this abstract is published.

You will learn:

  • Power BI Basics: Reports and dashboards on desktop, cloud and mobile
  • New and recent features like composite models and personalized visuals
  • The latest in Q&A natural language features
  • Mobile layout authoring