Power AI – Using the ML capabilities of Power BI

Learning Objectives

After the course, attendees will be able to use the machine learning and AI features of Power BI including the Key Influencers visual and AutoML

Course Length – 2 days

Course Content

  • Exploring a dataset to see if it may be possible to build a predictive model
  • Building a predictive model with AutoML
  • The Key Influencers Visual – how best to use it
  • The Decomposition Tree visual
  • Incorporating R and Python into Power BI in the Query Editor and for visualisation,
  • Taking advantage of the “Insights” features – explain the increase, quick insights, find where distribution is different, …
  • Invoking Cognitive Services (e.g. text analysis) from the Query Editor
  • Using the Q&A visual – and configuring the model to better understand natural language questions


Basic familiarity with Power BI Desktop – for example by attending the ‘Introduction to Power BI’ course.