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Directions4Partners Virtual Conference 2020

Power BI & Business Central – from zero to BI hero

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | From: 13:45:00 to 14:30:00 | Room: MADRID

After releasing Business Central, we can see many new possibilities of integration with Power BI. In this session, you will learn how to connect Power BI Desktop and Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS as well as the OnPrem version of Dynamics 365 Business Central and use it to create powerful reports. Using standard features of Power BI service, you will learn how to create an application in Power BI service and share it with other colleagues who work in Dynamics 365 Business Central. Through various practical examples, you will see how to work with Power BI reports in Dynamics 365 Business Central, combine the data from multiple sources such as Dynamics 365 Business Central, Dynamics 365 HR to get complete information about your business. In the end, we will provide an overview of using Power BI reports based on Dynamics 365 Business Central data inside with Power Platform.


Renato Fajdiga

Renato Fajdiga

MVP - Fajdiga

Bio: Renato Fajdiga is a Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution consultant, speaker, and blogger with more than five years of experience in implementing Dynamics NAV/365 Business Central. Currently, he is an ERP product manager for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations and solution consultant for Dynamics 365 Business Central. From fall 2018, he is MVP with a focus on Business Applications, especially Dynamics 365 Business Central, Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate. He enjoys in everyday learning of new technologies and concepts that optimize customers' processes. Sometimes he gets inspiration and dives into code, but one thing which is for sure his motivation is to solve problems with Dynamics 365 Business Central posted by the community.

Steven Renders

Steven Renders

Partner at Plataan.TV - Plataan

Bio: Steven is a trainer/consultant, with skills spanning business and technical domains, with more than 20 years of experience. He provides training and consultancy focused on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Power BI. Steven is a Partner at, based in Belgium. Plataan is a leading off and online learning company. Plataan helps organizations and individuals excel through learning and training programs. On Januari 1st, 2016, Steven received the Microsoft® MVP Award. This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. Steven is the author of the books: - Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009: Professional Reporting - Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015: Professional Reporting Specialties: • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central • Business Intelligence & Reporting