Online Service and Data Connections

2 courses , 21 lessons , 4 exercises , 2 exams

These courses will teach you about the capabilities of the online service and the data connection capabilities of Power BI.

Course List (2)

The Power BI Online Service

This course introduces Power BI, the online service which provides a platform for users to upload their reports from Power BI Desktop, or create reports directly. It explains the features of Power BI, how to create interactive dashboards from these reports and the various methods of sharing content with other users, within or outside the users’ organization.

11 lessons
49 minutes
Created with Sketch. Intermediate
Advanced Data Connections

This course provides an overview of the more advanced data connection options available in Power BI. We will see how to connect to data from a database, and use it in Power BI Desktop. We will look at options for directly connecting Excel to the Power BI service, including the latter’s Analyse in Excel feature. We will also see how a data gateway can be used to automatically refresh data stored in the Power BI service.

10 lessons
42 minutes
Created with Sketch. Intermediate