The course is part of this learning path
Power BI scorecards are designed to display KPI-type metrics where actual or performance measurements are compared to target or predicted outcomes. In this course, we look at setting up scorecard metrics using various data sources, along with formatting and display options.
- Learn how to create scorecard metrics
- Learn how to configure metrics data sources
- Examine different use case scenarios
- Students wanting to learn about Power BI scorecards
- Those preparing for the PL-300: Power BI Data Analyst exam
- Familiarity with the Power BI service interface
Scorecards are a way to easily display metrics where you are tracking actual to target performance. You may be thinking there are already a bunch of ways to do this, and you’d be right. However, scorecards have some unique features not available with other Power BI reporting, along with some caveats. Scorecards allow users to enter data manually and are not directly attached to datasets. Scorecards are created within the Power BI service using the browser and require a Power BI Pro License to create and share in standard workspaces. All will become clear by creating some scorecards.
Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard.