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Power BI Advanced Analytics with R Course Outline

 (2 days)
Moving from data visualization into deeper, more advanced statistical analytics in Power BI? This course will improve analytical skills for data visualization-savvy Power BI users who want to harness the analytical power of R from within Power BI.

Together, Power BI and R offer accessible analytics by allowing a combination of easy-to-use data visualization along with industry-standard, robust statistical computation. Learners will review a wide range of machine learning algorithms and learn how
descriptive, prescriptive, predictive, and visually appealing analytical solutions can be designed with R and Power BI.

This class is for Power BI users who are comfortable with the product and are ready to transition to from being a data-savvy user to being a data analyst using sound statistical tools to perform advanced analytics.

Before attending this course, students should have taken or be familiar with the contents presented in the Analyzing Data in Power BI class.

What You Will Learn
To install and configure R in Power BI.

Use the Query Editor and Run Scripts. Use an external integrated development environment

To use R Packages in the Power BI Service.

The 3 ways of using R in Power BI: R-powered Custom Visuals, R Visuals, and R Scripts.

Course Outline

Configure R in Power BI
Installing R
Using R in Query Editor
Running R Scripts

Using an External R IDE
Enable the External IDE
Launching an R IDE from Power BI

R Packages in the Power BI Service
R Package Requirements and Limitations
Supported R Packages

Creating Visuals from R Script Data
Using R Script to Import/Modify Data

Creating R Visuals
R Script Security
R Script Error Experience
Known Limitations
Using R Visuals in Power BI

Creating R-Powered Custom Visuals
Advantages/Disadvantages of R-Powered Visuals
Acquiring R-Powered Visuals
Using R-Powered Visuals
Building R-Powered Visuals
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Attend hands-on, instructor-led Power BI Advanced Analytics with R training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

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Fee:  $1095

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