Azure Automated Machine Learning in Power BI


This session is about how to leverage the built-in self-service Azure AutoML capabilities in Power BI to build a predictive models and visualize the result in Power BI.


Ashraf Ghonaim

Strategic Management and Analytics Consultant at the City of Toronto

Ashraf Ghonaim is a Strategic Management Consultant at the City of Toronto. He holds a Computer Engineering degree and an MBA degree in Strategic Management with special emphasis on IT-Business Strategic Alignment using Balanced Scorecard. He is also a certified Balanced Scorecard Professional™ from the co-creators Drs. Kaplan and Norton, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Project Management Professional (PMP). Ashraf is passionate about Visual Analytics using Power BI and he is the leader of the Toronto Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps, Automate) user group. He is also a frequent speaker in the professional meetup groups and Microsoft events like Power BI World Tour, Dynamics 365, SQL Saturdays, etc. Ashraf also volunteers in several Open Data and Data for Public Good initiatives.

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