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Listed here are the top books that I have found helpful in the applying the power of new business intelligence (BI) technology to business problems.
M is for (Data) Monkey
If you want to get behind the scenes of PowerQuery, this book will open up the world of a powerful new language, M.
It is written well and guides the user to an understanding of it's uses and power
The number one underutilized tool in QuickBooks desktop in my opinion is the QuickBooks automated backup ! My goal in this article is to help you understand why maintenance tools are needed to make sure your QuickBooks database stays safe.
Collect, Combine, and transform Data Using Power Query in Excel and Power BI
MsQuery was my goto tool for over a decade and has served me well but the time has come for this new generation tool to transform the way we get data. This book a MUST READ for anyone who is Data Wrangling today.
Learn to Write DAX
If you want to calculate formulas for use in PowerBI or PowerPivot, you will need to learn DAX (Data Analysis Expressions). This is a beginning book that will walk you thru the basic fomulas and syntax
Power Pivot and Power BI the Excel user's guide to the data revolution
Rob Collie is one of the founding engineers behind Power Pivot so his book gives great insight into some of the early lessons. Now in it's 2nd edition, it is a MUST READ for anyone who is beginning to learn how to use these 2 products.
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