Business Intelligence with BigQuery

This project is part of the Build a Data Warehouse in the Multi Cloud bundle.
prerequisites
basics of Google BiQuery, BigQuery Standard SQL, and data visualization
skills learned
connect a BigQuery table as a GDS data source • create a table chart in GDS • add bar charts and slider controls to a GDS dashboard
Mike Shakhomirov
1 week · 8-10 hours per week · INTERMEDIATE

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In this liveProject, you’ll create a Google Data Studio report that can visualise your datasets for the purpose of business intelligence. You’ll connect up numerous data sources using BigQuery to feed directly into your new BI dashboard. You’ll design and implement revenue and daily spend metrics and line graphs, and scorecards for top users.
This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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When you start your liveProject, you get full access to the following books for 90 days.

project author

Mike Shakhomirov
Mike Shakhomirov is a lead data engineer at The World's Online Festival. He has an MBA and MIT diploma in big data and social analytics and is a Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer. He is a passionate and digitally focused individual with an abundance of drive and enthusiasm, loving the challenges the full mix of digital marketing can offer. He is also an official writer for publications such as Towards Data Science and The Startup, with more than 20 published articles on various topics. He writes about data engineering, machine learning and AI in digital marketing.

prerequisites

This liveProject is for complete beginners to data engineering, with a basic understanding of cloud data pipelines you can develop through the other liveProjects in this series. To begin this liveProject you will need to be familiar with:

TOOLS
  • BigQuery
  • Data Studio
  • Basics of SQL
TECHNIQUES
  • Basics of cloud computing
  • Basics of data visualization

you will learn

In this liveProject, you’ll learn how to utilize an effective cloud data warehouse as the heart of your data architecture.

  • Connect a BigQuery table as a GDS data source
  • Connect a custom data source as a BigQuery SQL query with date parameters
  • Create a table chart in GDS using the data you have in your tables
  • Create an area chart using BigQuery data to visualize user spend in GDS
  • Add bar charts and slider controls to a GDS dashboard
  • Use a custom dataset parameter with Input box control in GDS

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