Pre-Conference Academy - Cross-User Groups

Advanced Data Visualization with Power BI

Monday, April 23
08:30 - 12:30
Liffey Meeting Room 2

Presentation Type: Training

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Local Time

In this course, you will learn all things about data visualization in Power BI. You will learn best practices and considerations for colouring, choosing the right visual, numeric visualization and many other tips through the course. You will learn about custom visuals, how to use them. all tips and tricks in visualizations including filters, slicers, drill down/up, best practices of map visualizations and many other real-world examples with hands on lab and lecture. You will leave this course with a Jedi level of visualization.


1.Visualization Best Practices
• Pie Chart; Be Careful
• Colouring
• Show me the Numbers
• Which Chart is the Best?
• Story Telling
• Combining Visuals
2.Slicing and Dicing
• Filters
• Slicers
• Filtering Slicers
• Drill Down/Up
3.Custom Formatting Visuals
• Labels
• Legend
• Colour
• Extended visualization formatting
• Group / bin
4.Special Visuals
• Waterfall Chart; Cashflow
• Scatter Chart; Story Telling
• Line Chart; Powerful
• Table and Matrix with Conditional Formatting
• R Visualization
5.Map Visualization
• Default map visual
• Filled Map; Good, bad, and the ugly
• Shape Map
• Custom Map Visuals
• ArcGIS
6.Custom Visuals
• Using Custom Visuals
• SynopticPanel by SQLBI
• Chicklet Slicer
• Narrative Visual
• Infographic Designer
7.KPIs in Power BI
• KPI Default visual
• Gauge
• Tachometer

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Reza Rad

Consultant, Trainer

Reza Rad is the world well-known name in the Microsoft BI field. Reza Rad is an invited speaker in world’s best and biggest SQL Server and BI conferences such as Microsoft Data Insight Summit, PASS Summits, PASS Rallys, SQLBits, TechEds, Ignites, and so on. He is an author of books on this topic, and he has more than 15 years’ experience in the Microsoft BI technologies. 10 years of his experience focused on training and consulting to the largest BI teams in the world. He is also Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. He is Microsoft SQL Server MVP (Most Valuable Professional) focused on BI and Data Analysis, He has been awarded MVP from Microsoft because of his dedication and expertise in Microsoft BI technologies. He is author of Power BI online book; from Rookie to Rock Star; . Reza is Author of many other Power BI books, speaker, consultant and trainer. He trained thousands of Power BI users with his custom designed course. Reza is an active blogger about Power BI; he writes multiple blog posts every week about Power BI technical subjects.


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