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Preparing for the MCSA in Data Management and Analytics - Certify 3.0

By Phillip Guglielmi posted 8 days ago

  

“Through 2020, the number of citizen data scientists will grow five times faster than the number of expert data scientists.” Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant.

 

The business intelligence and analytics space is overflowing with opportunities for professional and personal growth, and the Microsoft stack commands the market for these platforms. Certify 3.0 is the third installment of a three part series on certifying in analyzing and visualizing data with Microsoft Power BI. This webinar will leave no stone unturned in the final leg of the certification. It will pierce the Power BI service (web service) and take an in depth look at the full lifecycle of Power BI. Attendees will leave with an understanding of how to design, develop, deploy, and administer Power BI. This webinar promises to deliver a comprehensive vision of Power BI and the capabilities of the platform as a cloud based BI and Analytics tool.

 

The third stop of our journey, Certify 3.0, will encompass the Configure Dashboards in the Power BI Service topic. This topic and subtopics, which covers 25%-30% of the overall scoring of the exam, will challenge BI & analytics professionals to:

  • Configure a dashboard
  • Publish dashboards
  • Configure security for dashboards
  • Configure organizational content packs and apps 
Attendees of the Certify 3.0 webinar can expect a deep dive on how to use Power BI to enable extensive data analysis and produce rich data models using formulas and relationships.
 
    1. Publish visualizations.
    2. May include: Connect to the Power BI service; publish connections to services by using SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS); publish visualizations including data
    3. Configure a dashboard.
    4. May include: Add text and images; filter dashboards; dashboard settings; customize the URL and title; enable natural language queries
    5. Publish dashboards.

May include: Publish to web; publish to Microsoft SharePoint; publish to SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

    1. Configure security for dashboards.
    2. May include: Create a security group by using the Admin Portal; share dashboard withusers or security groups; integrate with Microsoft OneDrive for Business; configure Row-Level Security; configure gateways
    3. Configure organizational content packs.
    4. May include: Create a content pack; publish a content pack; edit a content pack

Materials to Prepare for the Certifications​

Collect, Transform and Combine Data using Power BI and Power Query in Excel (Business Skills) 
Collect, Transform and Combine Data using Power BI and Power Query in Excel (Business Skills)

Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot for Excel (Business Skills)
Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot for Excel (Business Skills)


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