23 Jan

Academy - Data Visualization and Storyboarding with Power BI (World Tour, Tampa, FL)

Academy - Data Visualization and Storyboarding with Power BI (World Tour, Tampa, FL)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (9:00 AM) to Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (5:00 PM) (Eastern Time)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center - 513 South Florida Avenue - Tampa, Florida, 33602, USA
Charles Sterling, Tommy Puglia


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Part I - Data Visualization best practices with Power BI Desktop
By the end of this course, you gain a better understanding of the best practices and components that influence communicating data visually. Specifically gain familiarity with Power BI report layouts and structure the agile process to creating Power BI data visualizations. Understand the art behind visualizations, implications behind choosing the right charts, the impact of color, shape and size, and finally the use of Power BI custom visuals.

Part II - Story Telling with Power BI Desktop
Delves into the data storytelling components of Power BI. By the end of this sessions, you will gain a better understanding of how to communicate data more effectively through storytelling. This all demo session will focus on Power BI Desktop in action (Bookmarks, Q&A, Explain the Increase, Drill Through, Page Report Tooltips) to help you to tell stories with your data and help users navigate your reports.

Following this session, you will know the Data viz best practices and Story telling with Power BI.

Instructors: Tommy Puglia and Charles Sterling (Microsoft  Senior Program Manager)

Target Audience:
Business, and beginning Data Analysts

Course Level:
Beginner Analysts and Business

Please come to this session with a Grounding in Power BI.

Please bring a laptop with Power BI Desktop installed.

Charles Sterling
Charles Sterling came to Microsoft from being a marine biologist working for United States National Marine Fisheries doing marine mammal research on the Bering Sea. He started out at Microsoft supporting Excel and moved through a couple of support teams to being an escalation engineer for Microsoft SQL Server. Taking his love for customers (and diving), Chuck moved to Australia as a product manager and developer evangelist for the .NET Framework. In 2008 he moved back to Redmond as the Visual Studio community program manager and just recently moved to the Power BI team to continue his community passion and looking after the Power BI influencers and MVPs.

Tommy Puglia