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  1. If you've ever searched for Power BI and read up on it then this book isn't going to tell you anything new. Would be good if you are an absolute beginner.

  2. Ferrari is a BI expert and goes deep in his Microsoft BI stack knowledge. His website SQLBI (which he runs with Marco Russo) is the place to go for Microsoft BI related stuff (DAX, Power BI etc).This is not a "how-to" guide so much as it's a "why-to". Ferrari stops short of doing end-to-end guides on using individual features. You will work through some basic examples to get to grips quickly with learning the ins and outs of Power BI; but most because doing it is the best way to learn certain co [...]

  3. Do you want to get started with Power Bi but don’t know where to start? Have you been wondering about the capabilities of power bi? Introducing Microsoft Power BI by Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo is the best available written introduction. Oh! and it’s free.The book begins with a basic introduction to power bi. With no assumptions made about the expertise of the reader, the authors use a business analogy to guide the reader through the features of the tool. All datasets, reports and dashbo [...]

  4. This book used a case study to demonstrate the business case for using Microsoft PowerBI as an upgrade from Excel. The book also did a fantastic job of introducing the reader to PowerBI concepts and tools that are applicable to a data analyst or product manager role. Very helpful to me at work so far!

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