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In June we will have Peter Myers sharing with us some of his knowledge about using Power BI.

5:30 P.M.: Registration and Networking
5:45 P.M.: Power BI Updates and Tips
6:00 P.M. to 7:15 P.M.: Presentation
7:15 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.: Q&A, Networking

Topic: The Three Modes of Power BI Desktop
Power BI Desktop is a versatile tool that can be used for modelling and reporting. When a model already exists, the tool can be used to simply develop a report which sources the model. However, when a model is required, it provides two development choices: Import and Direct Query.
In this presentation, the three Power BI Desktop modes will be introduced, described and demonstrated. Also, guidance will be provided to help you choose the appropriate mode for your project.

In this presentation, you will learn:
• How to develop a Live Connection report
• How to develop an import model
• How to develop a DirectQuery model
• How to determine the appropriate Power BI Desktop mode for your project

Speaker: Peter Myers is a consultant, trainer and presenter from Melbourne. He has worked with Microsoft database and development products since 1997. Today he specializes in all Microsoft Business Intelligence products and also authors training course content for Microsoft products and services. He has a broad business background supported by a bachelor’s degree in applied economics and accounting, and he extends this with extensive experience backed by current MCSE certifications. He has been a Data Platform MVP since 2007.

Agile Analytics is a Microsoft Gold Partner in Data Analytics. We help organisations build a data-driven culture, to gain and sustain competitive advantage in today’s market. We consult, design and deliver innovative data analytics solutions using state-of-the-art Microsoft Cloud technologies.