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Webinar: Bring Your Data to Life with Power BI-2016-01-28


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Power BI, a free Microsoft program, enables anyone to get rapid actionable insights from any data, any way, anywhere. Within minutes you’ll see and experience your data in new ways that you never imagined were possible. Using natural language and simple drag-and-drop ease, you can proactively monitor key metrics, spot real-time trends and get critical alerts from personalized dashboards.

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Webinar: Bring Your Data to Life with Power BI-2016-01-28

  1. 1. Bring Your Data to Life with Power BI With Jen Underwood, Principal Program Manager, BI , Microsoft January 28, 2016
  2. 2. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved2 Using ReadyTalk • Chat to ask questions • All lines are muted • If you lose your Internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. • If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re-join. • ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 Your audio will play through your computer’s speakers. Hear an echo? You may be logged in twice and will need to close one instance of ReadyTalk.
  3. 3. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved3 You Are Being Recorded… • This webinar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinars: • • You can also view recorded webinars and videos on our YouTube channel: • You will receive an email with a link to this presentation and collateral informational materials within a few days. • Tweet us @TechSoup or using hashtag #tswebinars
  4. 4. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved4 Presenters Assisting with chat: Ale Bezdikian, TechSoup Jen Underwood Principle Program Manager, BI Susan Hope Bard Online Training Producer TechSoup
  5. 5. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved5 Objectives • Explore Power BI’s many easy to use functions for visual data exploration • Demonstrate how to get rapid actionable insights from any data • Identify how nonprofits and libraries can use Power BI • Answer your questions!
  6. 6. 6 About TechSoup
  7. 7. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved7 Where Are You? We Are Here 7
  8. 8. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved8 The Need Is Global – And So Are We TechSoup’s mission is to build a dynamic bridge that enables civil society organizations and social change agents around the world to gain effective access to the resources they need to design and implement solutions for a more equitable planet. Countries Served TechSoup Partner Location NetSquared Local Group
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  10. 10. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved10 Our Impact Together, we build a stronger, more resilient civil society. $5.2B in technology products and grants employed by NGOs for the greater good 35 languages used to provide education and support 100+ corporate and foundation partners connected with the causes and communities they care about 6.2M annual visits to our websites 600,000 newsletter subscribers empowered with actionable knowledge 79% of NGOs have improved organizational efficiency with TechSoup Global's resource offering* *Source: survey conducted among TechSoup members in 2013
  11. 11. Power BI Jen Underwood Principal Program Manager Twitter: @idigdata Blog: Experience your data. Any data, any way, anywhere “With Power BI, it’s simple. Everything becomes possible.” Philip Dean, Tees and Hartlepool National Health Services Trust
  12. 12. The opportunity is bigger than you may think $1.6Tdata dividend available to businesses that embrace data over the next four years speed More people New analytics Diverse data How? Data source: Microsoft and IDC, April 2014
  13. 13. 146.03K145.84K145.96K146.06K 40.08K38.84K39.99K40.33K Power BI Dashboards & Reports
  14. 14. Forrester Wave Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2015 Leader in Business Intelligence
  15. 15. PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Leader in Business Intelligence
  16. 16. Stream Analytics Machine Learning Statistical Analysis Intelligent Apps INTELLIGENCE 90,000 185 WHAT IS POWER BI?Power BI
  17. 17. Get Started QuicklyGet started quickly with prebuilt solutions
  18. 18. Create Power BI Interactive Reports Data discovery & exploration – through powerful data prep and freeform drag-and- drop canvas designed for visual data exploration. Interactive reports – ease of report authoring and formatting with one click publishing to Power BI. Custom visuals – import custom interactive visualizations that work and integrate like out- of-the-box visualizations. R integration– import R scripts and visualizations into your reports. Power BI Desktop
  19. 19. Visualize any data any way with custom visuals
  20. 20. Mobile Apps
  21. 21. Take action with alerts User-defined alerting for actionable analytics Visual alerting across mobile devices
  22. 22. Natural Language Query – ask questions of your data in natural language with Q&A Excel integration – publish Excel report content to Power BI. Cortana integration – with Power BI allows Cortana to access your business data. Quick Insights – discover patterns and trends in your data automatically. Custom Visualizations – gain new perspective with custom visualizations Integrated into your apps – integrate Power BI visualizations into your “Hey Cortana, show sales for Lindsey Brennan” Experience Your Data Power BI
  23. 23. Collaborate and Tell Stories
  24. 24. It’s easy to get started…
  25. 25. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved30 How TechSoup uses Power BI
  26. 26. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved31 How TechSoup uses Power BI
  27. 27. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved32 How TechSoup uses Power BI
  28. 28. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved33 Learn and Share! Chat in one thing that you learned in today’s webinar or will try to implement. Will you share this information with your colleagues and within your network?
  29. 29. . © TechSoup Global | All rights reserved34 Upcoming Webinars and Events 2/3 Five Tips to Bring Your Organization's Story to Life Using Silk 2/17 Getting Started with Digitization: An Introduction for Libraries 2/18 Harness the Power of Data with Tableau 2/25 QuickBooks for New Nonprofit Users 3/3 QuickBooks for Existing Nonprofit Users Explore our webinar archives for more!
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