By Burningsuit

Learning Training
Training Microsoft Power BI

The Difference Between Public and Private Courses

At Burningsuit Ltd we run several different courses across the year training attendees on the fundamentals of Microsoft Power BI. We have monthly public courses running in London that anyone can sign up to join, and we also hold private, onsite courses that are specifically for your business and team members. It can be difficult to know what is the best option for your company, so below we have listed some of the benefits and finer details of what each… Read More

By Burningsuit

Learning Power BI Resources Training
Training

Invest in training in Power BI for your team

Training your team is vital to ensure their skills are up to scratch, as well as ensuring that everything in your business is running as smoothly as possible. When it comes to Power BI, it is a very powerful system and training your staff members how to utilise it to its full potential is vital to get the best return on the investment you have made in software licences and business time. Discover here how training your team in Power… Read More

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Case Study DAX Learning Power BI Resources Training

Case Study: Training Heathrow Airport Staff

Heathrow Airport is the UK’s largest airport, serving 204 destinations in 85 different countries and with 78 million passengers passing through the airport in 2017. Burningsuit have been providing Power BI Training and Consultancy to Heathrow Airport since August 2017. Heathrow Airport approached us after two of their staff members attended one of our Public Microsoft Power BI Service Courses in London in August 2017 and found the training useful and appropriate. Following this, Heathrow decided to book several on-site… Read More

By Burningsuit

Learning Microsoft Power BI Resources Training
Power BI

How to Use Power BI Bookmarks & New Features

Recently, a range of new features have been added to Power BI. From a user point of view, some of the most interesting are bookmarks, selections, links and hidden pages. These give much greater control over how users can interact with reports. Burningsuit Ltd Managing Director Stuart Box has created a guide and example uses for each feature to help you get to grips with what is possible: Activate Bookmarks Currently (February 2018) Bookmarks are still in Preview in Power… Read More

By Stuart Box

Power BI Resources Training

We could tell you but then……

We’ve been training Power BI since its first release. It’s an interesting application to learn, as the monthly updates mean there is always something new to master before training others. I’m staggered to find that there have been over 800 new features brought in to Power BI Desktop and Service since July 2015. I’ve often said, we have to run as fast as we can just to keep up with the release schedule. But now we’ve got help. Earlier this… Read More

By Stuart Box

FAQ Learning Training

Six questions to answer before you book training

I've blogged before about the questions to ask a potential Training Provider, but I thought I'd list six questions that any Company or Organisation that seriously wants to get the best out of Training should be asking before going ahead. Of course, there's a dual benefit here, the answers to these questions will help you understand your Training need, and also help any Training company understand just what you want. It's very common that a department, group, or individual will… Read More

By Stuart Box

Training

Thinking about training your staff?

It's very common that a department, group, or individual will say "I/We need training in ……". I've blogged before about the questions to ask a potential external Training Provider, but here are a few questions you should be asking internally before going ahead with Training. Training in what exactly? It's good to delve a little deeper into the need for training. People could say they need training in Word, but on asking further you may find they are having problems… Read More

By Stuart Box

Training

Train the benefits

John W. Box - SalesmanMy father was a salesman. His working life was spent in what was then called "Gent's Outfitting", but we'd probably call it "Retail" today. He could sell anything to anyone, he was a natural salesman who was interested in his customers, but who also took time to study the sales profession. As a consequence we discussed sales techniques around the family dining table, and when I started working in Computers, Dad gave me some welcome sales… Read More

By Stuart Box

Training

12 Questions to ask your Training Provider

So, you've decided to get some onsite computer training for your staff, great. Onsite training in Microsoft Applications can really enhance productivity, and shows you value your workforce. However there are countless onsite training companies to choose from. How will you make your selection? Here is a list of 12 questions we think you should be asking any prospective training provider. 1) Can I speak to a Trainer? Surprisingly many training companies are simply training supplier agencies, who locate the… Read More

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By Stuart Box

Training

Turn Herbert’s face to the wall Mother – Training room layouts

“Turn Herbert’s face to the wall Mother, never more mention his name, he brought disgrace to the family, ain’t it a bloomin shame” My dear old Mum, who knew lots of old music-hall songs, used to burst into this one whenever someone was facing the wrong way at the dinner table, and it comes to my mind whenever I walk into certain training rooms. It seems to me that some training rooms were designed more for the benefit of the… Read More

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