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Adam & Patrick Unplugged – April 2017 [EP2]

In this video, Patrick and I talk about what is on our minds. We take a look at some updates in Analysis Services 2017 CTP 2.0. We look at the new navigation experience in Power BI that is coming out in early May. We also talk about some friends, Santa Clause and Power BI reports [...]

Adam & Patrick Unplugged – April 2017 [EP2]2017-04-28T10:05:29-05:00

One of my favorite Power BI features?

In this video, I look at one of my favorite Power BI features that I've found a lot of people aren't familiar with. In a few of my presentations, by a show of hands, the majority of folks (meaning most of the room) didn't know what this was. I WAS SHOCKED!!! Can you guess what [...]

One of my favorite Power BI features?2017-04-25T10:05:46-05:00

DirectQuery, Power BI Datasets and Analysis Services 2017

Using and optimizing DirectQuery in #powerbi and #ssas #tabular (@marcorus) The Must Have Resource list to Master Power BI (@theexcelclub) What’s new in SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.0 for Analysis Services How Microsoft uses Power BI to run its growing cloud business Connecting to datasets in the Power BI service from Desktop BONUS ITEMS: Over [...]

DirectQuery, Power BI Datasets and Analysis Services 20172017-04-20T13:19:58-05:00

Dynamic Filtering with Power BI and Analysis Services

In this video, Patrick answers your question about how to do this in Analysis Services Tabular and Multidimensional. Also, he adds a little bit of SQL to the mix. Make sure to watch the previous dynamic filtering videos to understand the basics of how to do this. To begin, you need to make sure to [...]

Dynamic Filtering with Power BI and Analysis Services2017-04-19T10:05:12-05:00

DAX, Maps and Power BI Features

The DAX Unichar() Function And How To Use It In Measures For Data Visualisation (@technitrain) ArcGIS Map in Power BI; Simple, But Insightful (@Rad_Reza) Create Column From Examples (@kpuls) Power BI Quick Measures is a Game Changer (@Paul_Turley) Get ready for the new Power BI navigation experience BONUS ITEMS: New Reports From Existing Datasets (@ExceleratorBI) [...]

DAX, Maps and Power BI Features2017-04-13T12:29:18-05:00

Using Cortana with Power BI

In this video, Patrick looks at how you can enable Cortana support for Power BI and use Cortana to serve up visuals from your report. Use this page to test your Cortana card. https://app.powerbi.com/cortana/test Documentation: Use Power BI to create a custom Answer Page for Cortana Introduction to Cortana for Power BI Enable Cortana for [...]

Using Cortana with Power BI2017-04-12T10:08:26-05:00

Behind the scenes of how I do Power BI documentation

In this video, I'm going to show you how I make documentation changes for Power BI. I'll use the video I did last week as the example in this video. We will make some updates to the Admin Role doc that is out in Power BI. This process is the same that I do for [...]

Behind the scenes of how I do Power BI documentation2017-04-11T11:55:42-05:00

Attending SQLBits for the first time

I had the opportunity to attend SQLBits for the first time in the UK. This was an outstanding event with great people and an awesome attendee party. This clip are some highlights from the event to hopefully convey what it was like to attend. This event really showed how great the SQL Family is!!!

Attending SQLBits for the first time2017-04-10T15:57:54-05:00

Patrick to speak at SQL Saturday Baltimore

Register: http://www.sqlsaturday.com/615/eventhome.aspx Pre-Con registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/power-bi-from-the-desktop-to-the-enterprise-with-hands-on-experience-tickets-31641019140 Patrick will be speaking at SQL Saturday #615 - Baltimore on May 5th and 6th 2017. He will be doing a full day pre-con on May 5th called Power BI from Desktop to Enterprise. This will be a workshop that you can follow along with Patrick as he walks through [...]

Patrick to speak at SQL Saturday Baltimore2017-04-07T10:05:45-05:00