Power BI Desktop Overview for Beginners

What is Microsoft Power BI Desktop? Unlock your data with Microsoft Power BI Desktop the developer tool for the Microsoft Power BI platform.  Power BI is a self-service business intelligence platform designed to enable automation and insights into your business.  Create interactive data visualizations and reports with Microsoft’s flagship data visualization software.  Connect to over 90+ data sources, including Azure data or SQL Server.  Import and transform your data set in Power BI then build reports that let you see trends, patterns and outliers in your data.  Frequent software enhancements are automatically applied with Power BI updates.   Publish your reports to and access the data via the web or Power BI mobile.  Get started for free and upgrade to Power BI Pro to share your content. CDO Advisors Power BI Desktop Canvas Integrate Your Data in Power BI Desktop Unlock your data by combining data inside [...]

By |2020-06-26T11:41:12-05:00May 20th, 2020|Power BI|Comments Off on Power BI Desktop Overview for Beginners

Where is Your Company on the Data Maturity Roadmap

Data Maturity Model for Data and Analytics Where are you on your data management maturity journey?  Are you getting the value you expect from your business intelligence and analytics reporting environment.  Are you still spending more time on gathering data than you spend analyzing your data?  Applying a framework such as Gartner's Data Maturity Model enables you to evaluate the level of your organization on your data journey.  Data governance can help you establish your current level and help improve your use of data.  To increase your company's data maturity levels you can see what IT and Operational changes need to be implemented.  Increasing you data maturity will also lead to an increase in your analytics maturity model.  To achieve higher analytics you must have clean and well organized data architecture. According to Gartner, "A worldwide survey of 196 organizations by Gartner, Inc. showed that 91 percent of organizations [...]

By |2020-06-26T11:16:14-05:00November 10th, 2019|Power BI|Comments Off on Where is Your Company on the Data Maturity Roadmap

Use Power BI Project Tracking Reports on Capital Projects

Power BI Project Tracking - Capital Projects This example pulls data related to projects and creates a dashboard that enables users to quickly see actual vs budget and variance.  The status of the projects are shown as well as the breakout of projects by sponsor.  The graphs are interactive and can be filtered by selecting a checkbox on the right such as CapEx or OpEx or by selecting a section on a graph such as Refinery.  There are two pages on this report to provide a comprehensive view of your projects.   To see the complete report - Capital Project Dashboard   CDO Advisors Microsoft Power BI Solutions: BI as a Service – Low Monthly Fees, Pay Per Month Per User Executive Dashboards – Get Dashboards in 4 Weeks Healthcare Dashboard Proof of Concept – SEE your data visualized Microsoft Power BI Demo – Compare your current reporting to Power BI Power BI Quick Start [...]

By |2020-05-17T12:09:56-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Power BI|Comments Off on Use Power BI Project Tracking Reports on Capital Projects