Power BI Technical

Introduction to DAX for Power BI

Wednesday, May 10
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Room: Illinois Central

Format: Deep Dive


In this breakout session, you'll learn the basics of the DAX language, Power BI’s modelling language. We will introduce you to the concept of evaluation contexts, and how they impact calculated columns and measures, with some practical examples that you will reproduce on your machine. This introduction will cover basic calculations and an overview of the most common scalar and table functions.

John Marshall

Director of Consulting
Bellwether Technology

At Bellwether, John leads the Advisory Services practice, which helps companies make use of their information through development of self-updating reports and dashboards. From gathering, to transforming, to presenting data, Bellwether uses Microsoft products to create an automated analytics layer for organizations. John's personal area of expertise lies in Power BI report development, and business analysis.

Prior to Bellwether, John spent time at Iberiabank primarily in financial reporting for non-bank business units, and also at Ernst & Young in its customer-focused Business Advisory practice.

John holds an undergraduate degree in History from Davidson College, and an MBA from Tulane University. He lives in New Orleans with his wife and two children (ages 3 and 1).

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