Sam McKay, CFA
Founder, Enterprise DNA
As you may already know, I started Enterprise DNA with a mission to empower users to complete amazing work with Power BI. In every way possible I'm doing and seeing this achieved by those who I have educated through a number of content mediums.
I know that if learnt and used effectively individuals are going to really create huge value not only for themselves but for the organisations and teams they work in. I'm seeing it happen time and time again. Power BI is changing the game out there for analysts, and those moving up the education curve are quickly becoming the go to people within their teams and business functions.
Power BI is a seriously powerful analytical tool and I focus much of my energy teaching others in a really practical and commercial way to create really valuable analytical work. I do this in many ways and through many virtual venues.
Firstly my authority courses and resources at Enterprise DNA Online are where all my structured learning modules are located. There is an immense amount of content and resources available to those interested in becoming real Power BI super user, so certainly check it out if you haven't already.
I also put a lot of content out there on the web around a wide range of topics, tips and techniques to use within Power BI. These include, Enterprise DNA TV (YouTube), Enterprise DNA Blog, free training at Enterprise DNA Online, Free Webinars, Free Learning Summits, Power BI Community Blogs, LinkedIn Groups, Facebook Groups and many other online mediums. Certainly utilize these content mediums as much as you can, and also definitely connect on the social platform of your choosing to get many updates about all things Power BI from me.
I really appreciate all the feedback I've received around how the content, resources & material from Enterprise DNA is helping a lot of people out there use Power BI effectively. I've collated just a snapshot of this feedback as wanted to encourage as many others to connect and learn from me and Enterprise DNA as possible.
My aim is to educate, in some way, every Power BI user around the world, so thanks for helping spread the message around the analytical movement that we're creating with Power BI!
I feel like it's only just starting. Power BI is going to become the go to analytical platform globally for many years to come...so it's great to be connected at the beginning of this journey.
If you feel like you have benefited from any material and resources from Enterprise DNA and you have a moment to add to the testimonial wall I would really appreciate it!
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"Finally found someone and a course that can clearly explain some of the more technical DAX concepts. Being able to see how it is done via the pre-built models has made a real difference to my understanding of how everything fits together within Power BI"
Tony B. - California
"I've been looking for resources like this everywhere but couldn't find any. So good to have these all in one place, with detailed explanations on how to build this myself. Seriously awesome stuff."
Renee M. - Melbourne
"I've found DAX really hard, but it makes far more sense now. The explanations are clear and more simplified than I've read and watched elsewhere which is what I needed. The examples are great too."
Scott T. - Michigan
"As a beginner, I didn't really know where to start with Power BI. It's clear where to start in the course and then where to go to next. To be able to then see the end result with the demo models and then practice on the demo data is awesome. I think this is all I really need for all my learnings in Power BI."
Morgan G. - London
"Whilst Power BI is intuitive and easy to use, I didn't realise how advanced you could get so quickly if you are taught the right things. I have benefited massively from the training. My analytical output has literally skyrocketed. I didn't even realise you could create analysis that was this advanced with Power BI."
Dan D. - New Zealand
"Resources are excellent! I was a real beginner and just getting started with Power BI. This was exactly what I needed to start creating the reports my organisation needed. Learning how to apply the advanced DAX formulas was really eye opening. You can achieve so much with Power BI."
Emmanuel A. - Egypt
"The pace and information was just right for the group I was in. We covered absolutely everything that we needed to know to get going with Power BI. The speed with which we are replacing our existing analysis is astounding! As a group we've gone on to develop some compelling reports, showcasing some insights that are now driving decisions at the exec level. It's exciting what we will be able to acheive in the near future with Power BI."
Nolan Ford - Genesis Energy
“Sam gave us a really great introduction to Power BI in a small group tutorial. He outlined the underlying principles of Power BI which has provided us with a great foundation for setting up our dashboards. He was extremely flexible and intuitive about our needs and worked through our complex example with ease. His after service support and engagement is outstanding. I would highly recommend Sam for any Power BI training or development we require in the future.”
Amber McTainsh - Farmsource
"Rakon has engaged with Enterprise DNA to train internal users on how to utilise and visually present data, using Power BI. The level of service provided has been exceptional and feedback across the business has been overwhelmingly positive. Power BI has generated a wave of enthusiasm within Rakon, and the training sessions played a critical role in the success of the roll-out. We would not hesitate to engage with Enterprise DNA again."
BI Team – Rakon
"Sam hosted us for a full-day customized workshop with PowerBI. This was great because we could accomplish all the goals that we had set and developed an understanding of PowerBI that allows us to create reporting and dashboarding solutions that before we were not even aware of as an organisation. We look forward to using the capabilities of PowerBI to enhance our internal and external reporting and would highly recommend the training provided by Sam to other people."
Vivek Katial – Quantiful
“Power BI has been a welcome disruption in our workforce. With its flexibility and precision, we are able to showcase our potential for success - and possibility of failure – in a meticulous fashion. Sam’s guidance and expertise along the way has been invaluable. He brings expertise and patience to the table where we would otherwise be lost. Through intensive group training, he has improved the combined group proficiency tenfold. We look forward to working closely with him in the future.”
Jordan Barnard – AGL Group
“The training provided by Enterprise DNA was fantastic. Sam was able to tailor the sessions to suit all the different skill levels of the attendees, and enable them to see the true potential of Power BI. I’ve been blown away by the amount of interest and excitement that these sessions have generated across the company. Combined with the training, and the extensive support resources that Sam gave us, I cannot wait to see some of the insights and value that we will be able to deliver going forward.”
Chris Mills - Kotahi
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