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Did you know that there is a technology inside Excel, and Power BI, that allows you to create magic in your data, avoid repetitive manual work, and save you time and money?
Using Excel and Power BI, you can:
With the data connectivity and transformative technology found in Excel and Power BI, users with basic Excel skills import data and then easily reshape and cleanse that data, using simple intuitive user interfaces. Known as “Get & Transform” in Excel 2016, as the “Power Query” separate add-in in Excel 2013 and 2010, and included in Power BI, you'll use this technology to tackle common data challenges, resolving them with simple mouse clicks and lightweight formula editing. With your new data transformation skills acquired through this book, you will be able to create an automated transformation of virtually any type of data set to mine its hidden insights.
1: Introduction to Power Query
2: Basic Data Preparation Challenges
3: Combining Data from Multiple Sources
4: Combining Mismatched Tables
5: Preserving Context
6: Unpivoting Tables
7: Advanced Unpivoting and Pivoting of Tables
8: Addressing Collaboration Challenges
9: Introduction to Power Query M Formula Language
10: From Pitfalls to Robust Queries
11: Basic Text Analytics
12: Advanced Text Analytics - Extracting Meaning
13: Social Network Analytics
14: Final Project - Combine It All Together