Indira Bandari

Indira Bandari

Data Platform MVP | Data Architect

Auckland, New Zealand


I have a Masters degree in Statistics and have over 20 years of experience in designing and developing datawarehouses and analytical solutions.

I am a co-organiser of the NZ Business Intelligence - Power BI User Group and Auckland Artificial Intelligence Meetups. I am also an international Speaker at various events and conferences.

Volunteering and sharing my knowledge is my passion. In my pass time I teach game development for primary school kids. I have started teaching about databases and Power BI to 10 -15 year old kids and amaze myself at the creativity the younger generation is capable of


  • Most Active Speaker 2022

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • Power BI Microsoft Cognitive Services Azure Machine LEarning
  • Power BI Report Server
  • Microsoft Fabric
  • Gen-AI
  • Azure AI Services

Power BI and Power Automate Together -- What you need to know

Take your Power BI Reports to the Next Level by integrating Power BI and Power Automate.

In this session I will show you a few ways how you can integrate Power BI and Power Automate

Getting started with Python for Data professionals

Python is one of the valuable skills needed in these modern days if you want to become a data scientist.

In this session I will cover the basics libraries of Python that help in analyzing your data.

Error Reporting in Power BI

Power Query is a good auditing tool to identify any rows with errors even if you don't fix the errors.

We can leverage this and create an error reporting mechanism in Power BI. I will be sharing how to do the same in this session

Empower your Power BI users with Power Automate

Have you used Power Automate ?
Have you used Power BI ?

In this session we will learn how we can empower users to go from insights to action by incorporating Power Automate in combination with Power BI.

You will learn how to email a pdf copy of the Power BI report and send teams message from the Power BI Report

Automate your data tasks using Power Query in Power BI

Power Query was introduced first in Excel 2010 as an addin and then it was ported to Power BI. The Power Query Editor is packed with a lot of features for extracting and transforming data that includes AI capabilities.

In this session, you will learn some basic to advanced features in Power Query like importing files from a folder, easy looping, webscraping from a single and multiple pages and so on.

You will also learn some Power Query Best Practices.

5 Power Query tips that will improve your productivity

In this session you will get to know 5 Power BI tips that will improve your productivity when you work with Power BI files.

Know how to sort Parameters you define in Power Query when you Manage Parameters.

Know how to Cancel Refresh in Power Query. This is not very intuitive

Know how to easily grab a column for an existing query table as a list

Change data type for multiple columns

Copy queries between Power BI and Excel

Add emojis to table names

Global AI BootCamp Auckland 2019

The Global Al Bootcamp is a free one-day event organized across the world by local communities that are
passionate about artificial intelligence on Microsoft Azure.

December 2019 Auckland, New Zealand

Indira Bandari

Data Platform MVP | Data Architect

Auckland, New Zealand


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