If you have followed my blog for the past year or so you may remember when I posted a Power BI workbook I created to analyze the previous season’s NFL player stats to help me with my fantasy football draft. I know, its nerdy, but I like Power BI and I like fantasy football so I thought why not?
With the new NFL season upon us, I thought I’d update my fantasy football report with the stats from the Continue reading Power BI NFL Fantasy Football 2016 Reports
For my second time, I was afforded the great opportunity to present virtually to the great people of the Madison Power BI User Group. I’m always really excited when someone invites me back a second time to speak because that means that the first time wasn’t completely awful! We had a great time last evening discussing Continue reading Introduction to Power BI Desktop – Session Materials Available
Yesterday evening I had the distinct pleasure of presenting at the Jacksonville SQL Server Users Group on some of the new features of SQL Server 2016. We had delicious pizza, lots of great networking, and a lot of fun talking about SQL Server. The group had a ton of great questions, too! Thank you to everyone Continue reading SQL Server 2016 Rundown – Session Materials Available
Thank you to everyone that attended this past Tuesday’s webinar hosted by Pragmatic Works called Introduction to Power BI Desktop. We had a great turn out! If you missed the webinar, you can view the recording here.
There were lots of great questions and far too many to answer during the webinar so I thought I’d answer a few of the questions here.
Continue reading Introduction to Power BI Desktop – Recording Now Available
Last night at approximately 9:28 PM EST the June 2016 release of Power BI Desktop dropped, which you can download here. The June update is pretty extensive and includes a bunch of new features and improvements. Here’s some of the biggest new features and some of my favorites.
Continue reading June 2016 Release of Power BI Desktop is Here!
Today I had the pleasure of presenting to the Higher Ed Data Warehousing and BI Group. We discussed the long list of new features and enhancements included with SQL Server Reporting Services 2016. The webinar has been recording and I’ve uploaded it to YouTube for your viewing pleasure.
If you’d like to download my PowerPoint slide deck, you can do that here.
And you can download my portal brand package here.
Continue reading What’s New in Reporting Services 2016
*Update: The Power BI team has finally published a blog post with all the new features and its glorious! Read about all the new enhancements and changes to Power BI Desktop right here.
So it appears that the May 2016 update to Power BI Desktop has dropped without any notification from the Power BI team on their blog or a notification within Power BI Deskop. So I figured I’d take a moment to point out of the new enhancements to Power BI Desktop.
1. Conditional Formatting on Tables
This one is awesome and has been a feature that we’ve all been waiting on for a while. Continue reading Power BI Desktop May 2016 Update Info: Conditional Formatting and Quick Calc