Ferrari, Alberto, 1966-

Analyzing data with Microsoft power BI and power pivot for excel Microsoft power BI and power pivot for excel Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo - Washington : Microsoft press, c2017. - xiv, 235 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes index.

Introduction to data modeling -- Using header/detail tables -- Using multiple fact tables -- Working with date and time -- Tracking historical attributes -- Using snapshots -- Analyzing date and time intervals -- Many-to-many relationships -- Working with different granularity -- Segmentation data models -- Working with multiple currencies -- Data modeling 101.

Renowned DAX experts Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo teach you how to design data models for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

How can you use Excel and Power BI to gain real insights into your information? As you examine your data, how do you write a formula that provides the numbers you need? The answers to both of these questions lie with the data model. This book introduces the basic techniques for shaping data models in Excel and Power BI. It’s meant for readers who are new to data modeling as well as for experienced data modelers looking for tips from the experts. If you want to use Power BI or Excel to analyze data, the many real-world examples in this book will help you look at your reports in a different way—like experienced data modelers do. As you’ll soon see, with the right data model, the correct answer is always a simple one!



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