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A Data Journey with Power BI: From What? To Why and How

Track: Data Science Now

Session Number: 6088
Date: Tue, Jul 26th, 2022
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Room: International 7

Description:

In this session, learn how Boston University’s Annual Giving Team uses Microsoft Power BI to elevate the way they explore and analyze data, track internal goals and trends, and deploy reporting and dashboards to their team and other departments. This presentation will cover the team’s data journey, from relying on obsolete, surface-level reporting that show the “what” to creating interactive, in-depth reports and dashboards that explore the “why” and the “how”. Attendees will hear about how the team currently uses Power BI with other Microsoft applications to create a centralized reporting structure that supports the team in data-driven decision making and metric-based goal tracking.
Session Type: Breakout Session (30 Minutes)

Learning Objective #1: Attendees can identify the features in Power BI that can elevate reporting and performance tracking for complex, multifaceted fundraising efforts.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees can use Power BI with other Microsoft applications to streamline communication of data insights and deploy reporting across an organization.
Primary Competency: DS:Competency 5: Visualization/Reporting Techniques and Competencies
Secondary Competency: DS:Competency 1: The Data Science Umbrella
Tertiary Competency: DS:Competency 8: Organizational Data Strategy & Governance
Intended Audience Level: Level I
Recommended Prerequisites: None
Organization Size: All Team Sizes
Session Type: Breakout Session (30 Minutes)

Learning Objective #1: Attendees can identify the features in Power BI that can elevate reporting and performance tracking for complex, multifaceted fundraising efforts.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees can use Power BI with other Microsoft applications to streamline communication of data insights and deploy reporting across an organization.
Primary Competency: DS:Competency 5: Visualization/Reporting Techniques and Competencies
Secondary Competency: DS:Competency 1: The Data Science Umbrella
Tertiary Competency: DS:Competency 8: Organizational Data Strategy & Governance
Intended Audience Level: Level I
Recommended Prerequisites: None
Organization Size: All Team Sizes