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High Impact Data Visualization with Power View, Power Map, and Power BI

Authors: Aspin, Adam

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  • High Impact Data Visualization with Power View, Power Map, and Power BI shows how to deliver state-of-the art interactive analysis to browsers and mobile devices using Microsoft’s innovative new, self-service business intelligence suite.

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High Impact Data Visualization with Power View, Power Map, and Power BI helps you take business intelligence delivery to a new level that is interactive, engaging, even fun, all while driving commercial success through sound decision-making. Learn to harness the power of Microsoft’s flagship, self-service business intelligence suite to deliver compelling and interactive insight with remarkable ease. Learn the essential techniques needed to enhance the look and feel of reports and dashboards so that you can seize your audience’s attention and provide them with clear and accurate information. Also learn to integrate data from a variety of sources and create coherent data models displaying clear metrics and attributes.

Power View is Microsoft's ground-breaking tool for ad-hoc data visualization and analysis. It's designed to produce elegant and visually arresting output. It's also built to enhance user experience through polished interactivity. Power Map is a similarly powerful mechanism for analyzing data across geographic and political units. Power Query lets you load, shape and streamline data from multiple sources. PowerPivot can extend and develop data into a dynamic model. Power BI allows you to share your findings with colleagues, and present your insights to clients.

High Impact Data Visualization with Power View, Power Map, and Power BI helps you master this suite of powerful tools from Microsoft. You'll learn to identify data sources, and to save time by preparing your underlying data correctly. You'll also learn to deliver your powerful visualizations and analyses through the cloud to PCs, tablets and smartphones.

  • Simple techniques take raw data and convert it into information.
  • Slicing and dicing metrics delivers interactive insight.
  • Visually arresting output grabs and focuses attention on key indicators.

About the authors

Adam Aspin is an independent Business Intelligence consultant based in the United Kingdom. He has worked with SQL Server for seventeen years, and Business Intelligence has been his principal focus for the last ten years. He has applied his skills for a range of clients, including J.P. Morgan, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Tesco, Centrica, Harrods, Vodafone, Crédit Agricole, Cartier, Alfred Dunhill, The RAC and EMC Conchango.Adam is a graduate of Oxford University. He is a frequent contributor to SQLServerCentral.com. He has written numerous articles for various French IT publications. A fluent French speaker, Adam has worked in France and Switzerland for many years. He is the author of SQL Server 2012 Data Integration Recipes (Apress, 2012), and of High Impact Data Visualization with Power View Power Map, and Power BI (Apress, 2014).

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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6617-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
High Impact Data Visualization with Power View, Power Map, and Power BI
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Adam Aspin
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-6617-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-6617-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 552
Number of Illustrations and Tables
418 b/w illustrations
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