M20467 - Designing Self-Service Business Intelligence and Big Data Solutions — A 5 day course

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Synopsis

This five-day instructor-led course teaches delegates how to implement self-service Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data analysis solutions using the Microsoft data platform.

The course discusses the rationale for self-service BI, and describes how to use Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SharePoint Server, and Microsoft Office 365 Power BI to create self-service data models and reports. The course then goes on to describe how to use Windows Azure HDInsight to perform Big Data analysis

Objectives

Delegates will learn how to

Contents

Introduction to Self-Service Business Intelligence

This module introduces self-service BI.

Lab : Exploring an Enterprise BI Solution

Self-Service Reporting

This module describes how to use Report Builder as a tool for self-service Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services report authoring.

Lab : Implementing Self-Service Reporting

Self-Service Data Modeling with PowerPivot

This module describes how to use PowerPivot in Microsoft Excel to create self-service data models for analysis.

Lab : Self-Service Data Modeling with PowerPivot

Importing Data with Power Query

This lesson describes how to use Power Query in Microsoft Excel to find and import data.

Lab : Using Power Query

Visualizing Data with Power View in Microsoft Excel

This module describes how to use Power View in Microsoft Excel to create interactive data visualizations.

Lab : Visualizing Data with Power View

Visualizing Geographic Data with Power Map

This module describes how to use Power Map in Microsoft Excel to create geographic data visualizations.

Lab : Visualizing Geographic Data with Power Map

Collaborative BI with Microsoft SharePoint Server

This module describes how to use Microsoft SharePoint Server in an enterprise environment to enable users to share PowerPivot workbooks and Power View reports.

Lab : Using SharePoint Server for BI Collaboration

The Windows Azure Marketplace Data Market

This module describes how to find and use datasets in the Windows Azure Marketplace.

Lab : Using the Windows Azure Marketplace

Cloud Collaboration with Power BI for Microsoft Office 365

This module introduces Power BI for Microsoft Office 365, and describes how to use it for cloud-based, collaborative self-service BI.

Lab : Using Power BI

Introduction to Big Data and Windows Azure HDInsight

This module introduces Big Data concepts and describes the key features of Windows Azure HDInsight.

Lab : Using Windows Azure HDInsight

Processing Big Data with Pig and Hive

This module introduces Pig and Hive, and describes how you can use them to process Big Data in Windows Azure HDInsight.

Lab : Processing Big Data with Pig and Hive

Implementing Big Data Processing Solutions with Windows Azure HDInsight

This module introduces key Windows Azure HDInsight technologies that enable you to design and implement automated, repeatable Big Data processing solutions that support self-service BI.

Lab : Creating a Big Data Solution

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 10 April 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £1595 (+VAT)

Wokingham — £1595 (+VAT)

Suitable For

The primary audience for this course is database and business intelligence (BI) professionals who are familiar with data warehouses and enterprise BI solutions built with SQL Server technologies. Experienced data analysts who want to learn how to use Microsoft technologies for self-service analysis and reporting will also benefit from attending this course.

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites: