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ACE Training: Power BI Webinar - Opportunity Analysis

FREE Webinar; 11 September, 2020 at 10-11am NZST

This PowerBI session is aimed at the intermediate level.

In this Power BI session we’ll use a real-life customer database scenario to show you how to pull data from unrelated tables to create tangible insights. This can be applied to any data analysis requirement you might have. You’ll learn how to:

  • Group customer segments by common characteristics such as age, gender, education, income, occupation, and place of residence

  • Target specific consumers that consume less than the average for their segment

  • Identify product segments that are of interest to the target customer and will generate greatest profit margins

ACE Training: Power BI Webinar - Survey Says

FREE Webinar; 11 November, 2020 at 10-11am NZDT

This PowerBI session is aimed at the intermediate level.

In this Power BI webinar we’ll use a real-life survey results scenario to show you how to turn a table of data into a model that makes it easy to create actionable insight. Which can be applied to any data analysis requirement you might have. You’ll learn how to:

  • Benchmark survey results and compare trends over time

  • Filter and view results by respondents to gain insights into different demographics

  • Group question responses to calculate overall satisfaction ratings

Difinity: Power BI Day 2020

PAID; Auckland, NZ; 3 December, 2020 NZDT

This PowerBI session is aimed at the intermediate level.

Power BI is too big for one person. In this session you will see how Teams facilitates collaboration in Power BI:

  • Discuss Power BI data within Teams channels and chats

  • Comment on Power BI report pages or visualizations and share to Teams

  • Embed Power BI reports within Teams channels

  • Add the Power BI app to Microsoft Teams

Management Accountant Conference

PAID; Auckland, NZ; 24-26 February, 2021

How BI analytics supports scenario planning and reporting in times of acute volatility

  • Seamlessly integrating BI analytics into the scenario planning process

  • Use Power BI parameters to view the impact of variables

  • Investigating how BI is being used differently now, compared to pre COVID-19

  • Understanding how this all can lead to a sustained long-term competitive advantage

Putting the lens over Excel

Latest financial analysis tools and techniques

  • Microsoft Excel: Is it keeping up with the pace of change?

  • Exploring the latest advancements and innovations in Microsoft 365

  • Dashboards: What software is the leader in this area?

  • Demonstrating how to build dashboards in Excel

Workshop: Real time reporting with Power BI apps

This Power BI session is aimed at the beginner to intermediate level.

So much data and so many buzz words, but what does it all mean? As data gets easier to come by, we find ourselves with more data than we know what to do with and need to analyse it quickly and effectively. We don’t have time to wait for the data scientists to come back with a robust report, we need answers now. This workshop will introduce you to Microsoft’s Power BI tool for analysing and visualising data, bringing business intelligence capabilities into your hands. In this hands-on workshop, you will explore the capabilities of Power BI and discover how it can help your company get real insights and valuable information from your data.