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Mon, Aug 31 2015 07:00 Pacific Daylight Time


Power Pivot – The Highway to Power BI

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Power Pivot – The Highway to Power BI

There have been a lot of changes to Excel as it relates to Power BI. Last year, Excel was Power BI and on July 24, this year Power BI Desktop was released. With all of these change, it’s hard to keep up. During this presentation I will show you that despite the changes, Power Pivot is still the go to data modeling tool for data mashups. We will review some of the best practices for data modeling in Excel and review how to migrate your Excel documents to Power BI on the web, and to get the data refreshed. You’ll learn what the reasons are for deploying to web vs SharePoint so that you will know what deployment decisions to make in your environment.


Ginger Grant has worked with the Microsoft BI stack for a many years for a number of different industries including transportation, education, insurance and healthcare. Currently she is a consultant at Pragmatic Works. An active member of the SQL Server community, her numerous speaking engagements led to being a finalist in the 2014 Red Gate Tribal Awards for New Community Voice. She regularly blogs at DesertIsleSQL.com.

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