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Workshop conducted @ WorldSkills Singapore – Visual Analytics using Power BI

The biennial World Skills Singapore held on 7 July 2018 @ Suntec City was set to be a celebration of skills for all – competitors, students, industry partners and members of the public.

Dr Kathiresan represented DSAC (SP) to conduct a 1½ hrs hands-on session/live demo on Microsoft Power BI.
The session started off with ½ hr of fundamentals of data analytics & business intelligence, followed by 1 hr of (hands-on) Power BI.

Dr Kathiresan presenting on types of data analytics to the audience.

During the session, participants built dashboards on profile of the customers based on a case study of an auto–insurance company. They were taught how to load data and use appropriate visual graphs such as bar charts, maps, etc. Knowledge on calculating measures using simple DAX functions, filters to control the stakeholders usage, model building, data integrity checking and planning of dashboard building was also shared during the session.

Enthusiastic audience busy taking notes and photographs during the session.