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Where to create your columns in Power BI | Data Modeling Best Practices

Patrick continues the journey of data modeling best practices with looking at where to create your columns within Power BI. In the data source, in Power Query or using a DAX calculated column? High Memory Usage and Calculated Columns (@tlachev) VertiPaq Analyzer (Free)

Where to create your columns in Power BI | Data Modeling Best Practices2019-09-04T08:13:06-05:00

POWERAPPS and POWER BI can do what?!? It’s bananas!

Patrick takes a look at how you can integrate PowerApps with Power BI to get a bananas experience. Updating the PowerApp does something special with the Power BI report. Create a PowerApp: https://docs.microsoft.com/powerapps/maker/ PowerApps custom visual: https://docs.microsoft.com/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/powerapps-custom-visual

POWERAPPS and POWER BI can do what?!? It’s bananas!2019-08-21T07:47:44-05:00

6 ways to go bananas with Column from Examples in Power BI

Patrick is going bananas with these different ways that Column from Examples can help you shape your data without writing code in Power BI. This feature really helps you to be efficient! Download sample Want to download the sample report? Hit the download button below.

6 ways to go bananas with Column from Examples in Power BI2019-08-15T07:39:26-05:00

How to create and use a Power BI Hierarchy

Patrick looks at how to create and use a Power BI Hierarchy within Power BI Desktop. Hierarchies can help to provide correct data usage within your Power BI reports. Download sample Want to download the sample report? Hit the download button below.

How to create and use a Power BI Hierarchy2019-08-04T11:55:34-05:00

Siri Shortcuts with Power BI Mobile for iOS

Patrick shows you how to create Siri shortcuts with the Power BI Mobile iOS app. This can be a great way to access your Power BI reports quickly. Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/consumer/mobile/mobile-apps-ios-siri-shortcuts

Siri Shortcuts with Power BI Mobile for iOS2019-07-31T10:05:13-05:00

Power BI Incremental Refresh – Understanding Detect Data Changes

Patrick breaks down how detect data changes works with Power BI Incremental Refresh. He demystifies some common misunderstandings when using this setting in Power BI Premium. Incremental refresh documentation - https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/service-premium-incremental-refresh Getting started with Incremental Refresh in Power BI (video) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CajQjq70Kpg Download the cheat-sheet Want to download the cheat-sheet? Hit the download button below. [...]

Power BI Incremental Refresh – Understanding Detect Data Changes2019-07-24T10:05:08-05:00