Design effective reports in Power BI

Data Analyst
Business Analyst
Power BI

This learning path introduces a design process to design and deliver compelling Power BI reports. It begins by describing a proven design process created by leading report design experts. The process encompasses phases to understand the report users and their requirements, explore pleasing report designs, and develop reports all the way into production.



Modules in this learning path

Gathering appropriate inputs to scope your report design requirements involves identifying your audience, determining the suitable report types, and defining their interface and experience requirements. This module provides you with a strong foundation on which to learn how to plan your report design requirements.

Because Power BI includes more than 30 core visuals, it can be challenging for a beginner to select the correct visual. This module will guide you through selecting the most appropriate visual type to meet your design and report layout requirements.

Report filtering is a complex topic because many techniques are available for filtering a Microsoft Power BI report. However, with complexity comes control, allowing you to design reports that meet requirements and expectations. Some filtering techniques apply at design time, while others are relevant at report consumption time (in reading view). What matters is that your report design allows report consumers to intuitively narrow down to the data points that interest them.

The features and capabilities that are covered in this module will help you enhance your reports to make them more refined.