I’ve found the following resources helpful to me and hopefully you’ll find them useful too!



  • Azure Data Factory by Example
  • Microsoft Power BI Performance Best Practices
  • Master Your Data with Power Query in Excel and Power BI
  • Power Pivot and Power BI: The Excel User’s Guide
  • The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence
  • The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Complete guide
  • Tabular Modeling in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
  • T-SQL Fundamentals
  • Database Design for Mere Mortals: A hands on approach
  • Profesional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Services
  • Collect, Combine, and Transform Data Using Power Query in Excel and Power BI

Finance & Accounting

  • The Controller’s Function: The Work of the Managerial Acountant
  • The Lean Accounting Guidebook
  • The Accounting Procedures Guidebook
  • Budgeting


  • Style Guide, The Economist
  • The Personal MBA


  • Microsoft Power BI Blog
  • Chris Webb’s BI Blog
  • SQL BI
  • P3 Adaptive
  • Tiny Lizard
  • Christopher Finlan
  • The BIccountant
  • Kasper on BI
  • Excelerator BI
  • DataVeld
  • PhantomDB
  • BI Polar
  • Shabnam Watson’s Blog
  • Fourmoo


  • Kasper On BI
  • Explicit Measures Podcast
  • Power Query Magic
  • Raw Data By P3 Adaptive
  • BIFocal - Clarifying Business Intelligence


  • Tabular Editor
  • DAX Studio
  • ALM Toolkit
  • Visual Studio - Community
  • Visual Studio Analysis Services Project Template
  • Power BI Desktop
  • Power BI Report Builder