We will start off discussing the data model itself.
The data model that is created in Power Pivot or a Tabular solution is the foundation of any Microsoft business intelligence solution.
The data model consists of the data structure (including tables and their relationships, columns in the tables, and all measures created), the data itself (actual content in the table rows), and the metadata (the table/column/measure descriptions, formatting, security, etc.).
- User Friendly Data Models
- Normalization vs. Denormalization
- Data Acquisition and Visibility
- Relationships or Joins
- Data Cardinality
- One to Many Relationships
- Pivot vs Unpivot
- Many to Many Relationships
- Time Intelligence
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