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Using R scripts in Power BI

Learn how to create predictive models and visuals using R in Power BI.

Do you need to perform statistical analyses on your data? Do you want to present the results in Power BI? Learn how you can use the R statistical programming language within Power BI to harness the strengths of both of these tools.

In this recorded webinar, our Data Scientist Tamara Shatar PhD, will show you how to get started using R within Power BI. We'll work through examples of how to use R scripts to import, create, modify or analyse your data and visualise the results. We'll discuss data frames - what they are and how they are used to save your results or refer to your data in your R Scripts. And we'll identify the benefits and limitations of using R in Power BI. If you are interested in learning about R this is a great introduction. Tamara also delivers our Introduction to R courses both in class around Australia and online.

Course Details
Price
$99
Duration
80 mins
Instructor Led
yes
CPD Hours
1.33 Hrs
Access
12 month
Skill Level
Intermediate/Advanced
Course Prerequisites

Skills and software requirements for this webinar. To get the most out of this webinar, make sure you have the software ready to go.

Skill Requirements:

  • Power BI Intermediate/Advanced Users

Software Requirements:

  • Power BI Desktop - current version
  • R  - downloaded free from https://cran.r-project.org/

Learn how to use R scripts in Power BI

  • Our Instructor
  • Tamara is a Data Scientist
  • She holds a PhD in Machine Learning 
  • Has many years of experience including at the CSIRO, where she worked at a data scientist and trained colleagues
  • Tamara has been a trainer with us for some time and continues to receive outstanding reviews from students 

 

  • Background - what is R?
  • Why use R scripts in Power BI?
  • Setting up
  • Using the R Connector to import or create a dataset
  • Preprocess and import data

 

  • Case study - RFM analysis
  • Using R Scripts in Power Query Editor - working on data already imported in Power Query
  • Saving results of R Scripts
  • Use an R Script to create a calendar / date dimension table
  • Use R Scripts to perform Cluster Analysis
  • Modifying your R Scripts in Power Query Editor

 

  • Visualisation and R
  • Create visualisations using R Script visuals
  • Create and visualise Classification and Regression Trees
  • Limitations of R Script visuals in Power BI
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