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Do-It-Yourself Business Intelligence with Microsoft-s Power BI Tools

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 8:00am - 12:00pm

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Microsoft has created an alternative environment for creating user-interactive, Business Intelligence (BI) dashboards without Excel. The free Power BI Desktop application allows business professionals to create stunning dashboards using quick and easy drag-and-drop processes, similar to Power View, but without the need to invest in a premium-priced version of Microsoft Office. Additionally, PowerBI.com extends the functionality of Power BI Desktop by allowing you to create and publish BI dashboards to a cloud-based service. Power BI opens a new era in data analysis and reporting. You do not want to miss this opportunity to see how these amazing new reporting tools can help you with your reporting efforts.


*List the advantages of working with Power BI Desktop and list the relevant limitations associated with using Power View to produce similar reports

Identify how to acquire Power BI Desktop and a PowerBI.com subscription
Differentiate between tables and data models and create and work with data models in Power BI Desktop
List ways in which data can be displayed and presented on a Power BI report
Create Power BI reports that present information better than ordinary tabular reports


Designed For

Accounting, financial, and other business professionals who want to learn how to create and distribute effective BI dashboard reports



*Computer Software & Applications

Fields of Interest

  • Accounting
  • Computer Software & Applications

This event is currently not available for registration. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 405-841-3800 or email us at cpe@oscpa.com.


Thomas G. Stephens

Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens Jr., CPA, CITP, is an associate at K2 Enterprises. After working at BellSouth Corportation Mr. Stephens opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area in 1994. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. As part of his practice, he developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services on small business accounting software. Additionally, he began writing and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, Mr. Stephens affiliated with K2 Enterprises, where he continues to develop and present educational programs to accounting and finance professionals.

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