Introduction to Power BI Desktop – Recording Now 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. Check out these five Power BI tips! There were lots of great questions and far too many to … Continue reading Introduction to Power BI Desktop – Recording Now Available

5 More Power BI Tips

I’ve had this blog post in my mind to write for the past month or so and I’m finally just getting around to it while I’m waiting to board my flight back home. Check out my first 5 Power BI Tips here These are just five more Power BI tips and tricks that I think … Continue reading 5 More Power BI Tips

Power BI and the Bing Maps API

This week I was working on a project for a school up North. This customer wanted to use Power BI and map visualizations to view the locations of the various school buildings in the district. The problem for this very large school district was that they were missing the street address information for some of … Continue reading Power BI and the Bing Maps API

10 DAX Calculations for your Tabular or Power Pivot Model (Part 2)

This is part two of my 10 DAX Calculations blog series. In this series I’ve blogged ten different DAX calculations you may find useful in your Power Pivot, Tabular or Power BI model. So if you missed part one, I would encourage you to check that out. Read 10 DAX Calculations for your Tabular or … Continue reading 10 DAX Calculations for your Tabular or Power Pivot Model (Part 2)

Taking #PowerPivot to the Next Level

Power Pivot is an amazing, flexible and powerful business intelligence tool (among other things) and there is no doubt about that fact. As a feature included with Excel 2013 and 2016 (and an add-on for Excel 2010), Power Pivot allows user with a little technical expertise to integrate disparate data source together within a flexible … Continue reading Taking #PowerPivot to the Next Level

Power BI Tip: Use a Scatter Chart to Create a Calendar Report

The Scatter Chart in Power BI and Excel is very useful chart for visualizing three different metrics in tandem. But with a little bit of work you can use a Scatter Chart to create a Calendar chart for visualizing your metrics across the days of an individual month. New to Power BI Desktop? Start here! … Continue reading Power BI Tip: Use a Scatter Chart to Create a Calendar Report

Twitter Analysis with #PowerBI & Plus One

Earlier this week Christopher Finlan put together this awesome Datazen dashboard using Plus One. Christopher has been doing a lot of cool things with Datazen so I recommend that you do like I did and subscribe to his blog. But Christopher’s cool work with Plus One inspired me to create my own Social Media dashboard … Continue reading Twitter Analysis with #PowerBI & Plus One