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• Intros/Recap Power BI News - 6:00-6:30
• Translating your Excel Skills to Power BI by Marc Beacom - 6:45-7:45
The corporate world has depended on Excel to massage and built reports for years. With the accelerated growth of Power BI, professionals are now looking to expand upon their knowledge of Microsoft Excel and enable themselves to start building interactive visuals.
Power BI is a business intelligence tool developed by Microsoft designed for business users who are already familiar with Excel. It’s specifically designed to create interactive dashboards and reports using data from a variety of sources to be published and shared across organizations.
Benefits of Power BI over Excel:
Easily share visualizations with your department or organization team members
Mobile friendly visualizations
Accelerated development cycle with monthly updates
Combine and work with data in multiple sources or workbooks
Marc Beacom, Managing Partner at Datalere, leverages over two decades of experience to better the data landscape for clients, along with nearly a decade of building and managing productive teams. Marc has led architecture and developed data integration strategies for dozens of Colorado-based companies and organizations. Marc maintains an active presence in the Colorado community by volunteering and serving on nonprofit boards, speaking and running user groups.
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