Data Preparation is the Keystone – Free Webinar



Join me to learn about Data Preparation with Power Query and Power BI. This free webinar hosted by Power BI team and I will speak about techniques in Power Query that helps you transform the data and prepare it in the way required for your business. Expect many demos in this session from Power Query in Excel and Power BI. For those of you who haven’t been in my session at PASS BA San Jose, this is shrink-ed version of my 2 hours talk there in only one hour. I’ve been honored to speak there, and it would be pleasure to meet you all there online.

Session Title: Data Preparation is the Keystone


In this demo-heavy, roller-coaster-ride of a webinar Reza Rad will show what you can achieve using Power Query, the data extraction, transformation, and mash up tool. Power Query can be accessed through Excel or from Power BI Desktop, and has numerous data transformation features that can be used to solve real-world data preparation challenges.

Reza will use customer case studies to go through scenarios of preparing data for modelling and visualization. In this webinar you will learn:

  • How to use features of Power Query such as generators and custom functions
  • What built-in functions are available to solve your data challenges
  • Data preparation techniques through Excel
  • … and much more!

Date and Time

May 24, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. PT

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Reza Rad
Reza Rad is an Author, Trainer, Speaker and DW/BI Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 15 years’ experience in databases, programming and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft MVP in Data Platform for seven continues years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. He is author of some SQL Server and BI books, and also Power BI online book; from Rookie to Rock Star.


  • Is there a recorded version of the webinar presented yesterday (May 24, 2016) titled “Data Preparation is the Keystone”. I was unable to attend and am very interested in learning more on this topic

    • Hi Scott,

      Thanks for your interest. I believe session recording will be available soon, I don’t have it myself yet, But Microsoft has that I believe and will send an email to all registered email addresses.


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