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Data Storytelling And User -

centered Design in Power BI

Learn techniques to create reports that inspire and have an impact to convey information that captivates the stakeholders' attention, allows understanding of the data presented, and inspires action

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Data Storytelling And User

Here's What You'll Get

With The Course

Over 4 hours of intensive training videos

Resource pack

Data Storytelling And User

Learn techniques to create reports that inspire and have an impact on your audience in

Power BI

  • Creating reports goes beyond organizing data into charts.
  • Convey information that captivates the stakeholders' attention, allows understanding of the data presented and inspires action.

Details Of What You Will Learn

During This Course

  • Understand - what data storytelling is and why you should use it
  • Determine - what questions to ask to identify a story
  • Practice - the rules of design composition and layout
  • Apply - the best practices in navigation
  • Utilize - the tips and tricks to avoid ineffective reports
Data Storytelling And User

This Course Module is Tailored for:

Data Analysts

Reporting Managers

Excel Users

All levels of Power BI users regardless of their specific expertise. It is highly recommended for data/business analysts, report developers, or any other professionals who want to create better reports and deliver their analysis in a more effective manner.


Utilize the key features within Power BI

Data Storytelling And User
  • Learn data storytelling and visualization
  • Techniques on how to get the audience's attention
  • Build credibility
  • Move audience towards action
  • Avoid creating ineffective reports

Course Curriculum

1. Course Overview

  • Course Overview
  • Let's Get Started!
  • Resource Pack
  • Introduction

2. Data Storytelling

  • Introduction to Storytelling
  • Questions - Setup
  • Questions - Purpose
  • Story Development Questions
  • Wrap up - Thoughtful Planning & Creation Process
  • Composition Rules - Rule of Thirds
  • Preattentive Attributes
  • Gestalt Principles of Design
  • The Principle of Similarity
  • The Principle of Proximity
  • The Principle of Continuity
  • The Principle of Closure & Figure and Ground
  • DataViz Best Practices Intro
  • Iconography to story advantage
  • Icons DAX, UNICHAR, UNICODE, Base64 Images
  • Iconography in report navigation
  • Enrich navigation experience with icons
  • Power BI User Walkthrough
  • Navigation Menu
  • Rules for User Experience
  • Tips & Tricks - Easy Fix
  • Tips & Tricks - Context
  • Tips & Tricks - Clarity
  • Tips & Tricks - Strategy

What our Students Say

Your Instructor

Alex Badiu

Alex Badiu

Alex has +10 years experience in various financial positions: Controlling, FP&A, Pricing, Data Analyst in several multinational companies, over 5 years experience with Data visualization solutions: Power BI & Tableau.

He is a former Alteryx User Group leader in Paris (2019) and Project Manager for international BI solutions & deployments (certified Scrum Master).

He is passionate about data, people & processes, I am a true believer of simplification, automation & increased collaboration. He is also interested in Digital transformation, new ways of working, data governance and building knowledge sharing communities.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long do I have access to the course? You have access to this course as long as you have Enterprise DNA On-Demand Subscription.

  • Can I purchase a single course instead of the Enterprise DNA On-Demand? The option to purchase a single course has been discontinued. To access any of our courses, you will need to upgrade to full On-Demand Subscription here.
  • Do you offer one-off support or coaching? All support around Power BI and Enterprise DNA's online training content now occurs at the Enterprise DNA Forum. You must have an Enterprise DNA On-Demand Subscription or CoE access to receive support.

  • What if I need to train my team? We recommend exploring Enterprise DNA For Business. To learn more, see here.

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