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Data Visualization in Power BI

Power BI is a powerful data visualization tool that can be used in reports and dashboards.

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Power BI has extraordinary visuals that can be used in reports and dashboards. In this Power BI course, you’ll learn to create insightful visualizations through built-in and customized charts and conditional formatting. You’ll discover how to create a plethora of visualizations such as scatter plots, tornado charts, gauges, and how to visualize everything without overwhelming your audience.

  1. 1

    The Audience is King

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    ​​In this first chapter, you'll get to understand how target audience matters in visualization. You'll also get introduced to Lahman's baseball dataset, which you’ll use in this later in the course.

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    Know your audience
    50 xp
    Dashboard or report?
    100 xp
    Tables and scatter charts
    50 xp
    Add a table and slicer
    100 xp
    Create a scatter plot
    100 xp
    Create a bubble chart
    100 xp
  2. 2

    Getting an Emotional Response

    In second chapter you will learn how to build dashboards that connect on an emotional level—so they won't get forgotten about.

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  3. 3

    Reducing Cognitive Load

    In this chapter, we will learn on how human memory works and why it is related to data visualization.

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  4. 4

    Less is More

    Last chapter is all about “less is more”. This will help you reduce cognitive load for your dashboard’s users—making it easier for them to focus on the insights that matter.

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Maarten Van den Broeck
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Kevin Feasel

CTO, Envizage

Kevin is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CTO at Envizage, where he specializes in data analytics with T-SQL and R, forcing Spark clusters to do his bidding, fighting with Kafka, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL (https://curatedsql.com) and author of PolyBase Revealed (forthcoming). A resident of Durham, North Carolina, he can be found cycling the trails along the triangle whenever the weather's nice enough.
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