Data Storytelling with Power BI

Part Of The On-Demand Courses


  • The data storytelling process and understand the data storytelling lifecycle
  • How to implement the data storytelling tools
  • How to use data storytelling for actionable intelligence for your business
This course includes:

Course Description

Power BI has many features that are appealing but clearly the storytelling capabilities are what set it apart from other BI tools.  Features like bookmarks, tool-tip report pages, and drill-through filters are just a few examples of how you can make dull reports a real interactive experience.  This course dives deep into advanced design patterns required for telling stories in Power BI.


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Module 00 | Course Introduction
05m 42s total


Module 00A | Course Introduction
05m 042s


Module 01 | The Need for Storytelling
25m 12s total


Module 01A | The Need for Storytelling – Completed Example
11m 22s


Module 01B | Why is Storytelling Important
13m 15s


Module 02 | The Data Storytelling Process
21m 33s total


Module 02A | What is Data Storytelling
10m 53s


Module 02B | Understanding the Data Storytelling Lifecycle
10m 40s


Module 03 | The Data Storytelling Lifecycle
112m 44s total


Module 03A | Defining the Purpose
28m 45s


Module 03B | Data Discovery
29m 03s


Module 03C | Visualizing Data
23m 01s


Module 03D | Creating a Logic App to Send Notifications
31m 55s


Module 04 | Data Storytelling Tools
86m 18s total


Module 04A | Bookmarks and Selection Pane
33m 57s


Module 04B | Custom Visuals
16m 40s


Module 04C | Spotlight
08m 44s


Module 04D | Report Page Tooltips
11m 41s


Module 04E | Developing Interactive Report Pop-Ups
15m 20s


Module 05 | Actionable Intelligence
72m 43s total


Module 05A | Getting Started with PowerApps – Part 1
36m 23s


Module 05B | Getting Started with PowerApps – Part 2
19m 30s


Module 05C | Building the Power BI Report
16m 50s



Training Content Manager

Mitchell Pearson has been with Pragmatic Works for 8 years as a Data Platform Consultant and the Training Content manager. Mitchell has authored books on SQL Server, Power BI and the Power Platform. Data Platform experience includes designing and implementing enterprise level Business Intelligence solutions with the Microsoft SQL Server stack (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS), the Power Platform and Microsoft Azure.


System Requirements

  • Power BI Desktop
  • A Power BI Pro account in the Power BI Service
  • Access to PowerApps with the ability to create Canvas apps
  • Access to create an Azure SQL Database

What to Know Before Class

It is highly recommended that you first take our Introduction to Power BI course first.

Lots of info in the class, and it’s helpful that we have the slides of the class to refer to.


Great Class. Keep up the good work.

Adnan C.

I enjoy this class, it had a lot of information


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