From Power BI to Excel - The best of two worlds

English Intermediate Technology

Power BI is "the" tool of the moment. But did you know that once you have Power BI Data in the cloud, you can also Analyze it in Excel? I'll show you how to do it and why. This session will help: - A business user who wants to have flexibility in analyzing Power BI Datasets in Excel, and learn more how to leverage both together - An IT professional who wants to provide the best options in his model and governance for the user from the datasets he manages In a glance, I'll show you: - How to connect from Excel to the Data Model stored in a Power BI cloud dataset - Which are the reasons for doing so - Things you can do in Excel which you cannot do in Power BI - How to do some amazing things with formulas connected to the cube by using MDX, named ranges and much more! - How to publish charts and other elements from Excel to Power BI in the Cloud


Pedro Reis

IT Team Leader

Pedro is passionate about Leading Teams and turning data, technology, and people together into value. During the last 15 years, Pedro has managed multiple teams in Banking, Supply Chain, and Operations, and also planned and coordinated the construction and migration of thousands of Reports to Power BI, SSRS, and other BI tools. He is the Co-Founder of the Power BI Portugal Meetup group and the Porto Power BI User Group, Invited University Lecturer, and active speaker at events like Power Platform World Tour, SQL Saturday, Porto Data, and local meetups.

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