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Reid Havens -- Demystifying Chart Types and Report Design Principles in Power BI

  • In-Person @ Salem, Oregon, United States (map)
  • 11:30 - 13:00 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

SalemSQL Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019, 11:30 - 1:00pm
Event Sponsored by TEKSystems
RSVP at Eventbrite

Location:Public Service Building
(Across the street from the state Capitol, the SE building on the Capitol Mall)
255 Capitol St NE, Salem, Oregon 97310
Basement Studio A


Featured Presentation:

Demystifying Chart Types and Report Design Principles in Power BI

Reid Havens, Founder & BI Evangelist Havens Consulting Inc

Failing to deliver a well-designed Power BI Report can be a common reporting pitfall. What good is quality data if it is not presented in a way that is meaningful or easily understood? Someone without any prior knowledge should be able to quickly understand a report without explanation and be quickly drawn to the key elements you want them to view. This talk will walk through many elements of bad report design. Learn about visual cues and how certain chart types can convey data more accurately than others. Also, learn about the basic dos and don’ts of report design and layout, using easy-to-learn techniques that bring data to life.

About Reid:
Reid Havens is the founder of Havens Consulting Inc. He has a formal background in technology and organizational management, having obtained separate Master's Degrees in Organizational Development and Business Analytics. Reid has experience working with many of the Fortune 50, 100, and 500 companies. Reid is also an avid content developer, having authored numerous articles and videos on various blog sites and video platforms. He's also written multiple training curriculums, online video courses, and college level classes. Additionally, he guest lectures at the University of Washington and other universities, teaching Business Intelligence, Reporting, and Data Visualization.



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