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© Adam Aspin 2016

Adam Aspin, Pro Power BI Desktop, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1805-1_12

12. Other Types of Visuals

Adam Aspin

(1)Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK

While text-based visuals and charts can often make your point, there are times when you need to deliver your insights in ways that go beyond the more traditional data displays. This is where Power BI Desktop really comes to your aid. With the right data—and only a few clicks—you can revitalize your dashboards with

  • Maps

  • Tree maps

  • Gauges

All of these visualization types are as simple to create as the text-based visuals and charts that you saw in the preceding two chapters. Yet their very ease of use should not hide you to the clarity and power that they can bring to your reports and presentations. ...

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