This webcast is part of the Microsoft PowerBI series. Please see below for the suggested viewing order. Data can be messy. Since data comes from various sources, like text files, Excel spreadsheets, databases and report files, it is not always clean and neat. This inability to get the correct and clean data is exactly why most data analysis projects fail. This webcast focuses on using Power Query, as well as Get and Transform in Excel 2016, to clean, shape and transform your messy data while still allowing you the one-click refresh. We will review various data issues including appending files, combining multiple files from a folder, adding custom columns, unpivoting data, creating a lookup table and much more. Explore the other webcasts in the Microsoft PowerBI Series: (Please link titles and place this after the learning objectives) Introduction to Data Analytics and Microsoft PowerBI Tools Microsoft PowerBI – Get Started with the Right Data Microsoft PowerBI – Introduction to Data Analysis in Excel Microsoft PowerBI – Improve Data Analysis with DAX Measures Microsoft PowerBI – Power Pivot for Advanced Data Analysis Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of Power Query Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of the PowerBI Desktop App Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of the PowerBI Dashboards
When you complete this webcast, you will be able to:~Understand how Power Query can solve your data needs.~Use Power Query to get more data into Excel.~Create a one-click refresh of your data.
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel