Power BI, Excel, USAFacts and more… (April 19, 2018)

Compound Growth using DAX (@ExceleratorBI) Power BI and Excel; More than just an Integration (@Rad_Reza) Drill Down & Up in Power BI Mobile apps Join the Power BI team at Microsoft Build USAFacts breaks down government financial data with Power BI BONUS ITEMS: DAX Best Practices (@marcorus) DAX Optimization Examples (@marcorus) Reordering Multiple Columns With [...]

What is Power BI?

In this video, Adam looks at what is Power BI. While people may see bits and pieces of Power BI, they may not understand holistically what Power BI is. From Power BI Desktop to the Power BI service and the mobile app, Power BI is a full suite of tools for your visualization and reporting [...]

Power BI Premium, Apps and Report Server

So many announcements for Power BI this week! Also, it is Star Wars day!!! May the 4th be with you! Power BI Desktop May Feature Summary Microsoft accelerates modern BI adoption with Power BI Premium Power BI Premium Calculator Power BI initial SKU and pricing information Power BI Premium webinar (May 11th) Distribute to large [...]

Updates for Power BI, Comparing rows and finding calculations in Profiler

Use Power Query to Compare Database Records (@ExceleratorBI) Finding Out Which MDX Calculations Are Being Evaluated By Your Query In Analysis Services Multidimensional (@technitrain) Power BI Service January Feature Summary Now in preview: Conversational BI with Q&A on Power BI mobile apps (iOS) Power BI Desktop February Feature Summary BONUS: Using SUMMARIZECOLUMNS instead of SUMMARIZE [...]

Power BI Desktop and Mobile updates, embedding and some Power Query

Web.Contents(), Caching And The ExcludedFromCacheKey Option In Power BI And Power Query (@technitrain) Extract Tabular Data From Power BI Service to Excel (@ExceleratorBI) Power BI Desktop January Feature Summary Embedding a Power BI report into Salesforce Power BI mobile phone reports now available everywhere BONUS: Power BI Desktop – 2016 Year in Review Using Power [...]

12 Power BI Dashboards, SSAS and SSRS Updates and Power BI AMA

Power BI – 12 Days of Dashboards (@SQLSamLester) New Combine Binaries Experience (@kpuls) What’s new for SQL Server vNext on Windows CTP 1.1 for Analysis Services Introducing a Modern Get Data Experience for SQL Server vNext on Windows CTP 1.1 for Analysis Services Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services: Feedback on the Technical [...]

Azure SSAS, Combining data and updates for Power BI (Roundup)

Use Cases for Azure Analysis Services (Part 2) (@SQLChick) http://www.sqlchick.com/entries/2016/11/29/use-cases-for-azure-analysis-services How to Combine System and Manual Data in a Power BI Data Model (@PowerBIPro) https://www.powerpivotpro.com/2016/11/combine-system-manual-data-power-bi-data-model/ Power BI mobile apps feature summary – November 2016 https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-mobile-apps-feature-summary-november-2016/ Power BI Desktop November Feature Summary https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-november-feature-summary/ Announcing the Preview of Download Power BI Desktop files from the web https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-preview-of-download-power-bi-desktop-files-from-the-web/ [...]

Excel, Mobile and geocoding – Roundup #54

In today's roundup I have a post about using Excel to work with Power BI data, creating phone layouts for dashboards, some geocoding, and something a little fun. ANALYSE POWER BI DATA IN EXCEL (@sobnz) Geocoding using R and Google Maps in Power BI (@AnkitPatira) Optimize your phone experience with a new customizable dashboard New [...]

Analysis Services, Power BI tips and mobile – Roundup #51

This week we have some items for Analysis Services, some Power BI tips and a mobile update. SSAS Tabular Model Development Using Power BI Desktop (@Eno1978) 5 MORE POWER BI TIPS (@sqldusty) Power BI Mobile Apps Update – June 2016 Whitepaper: Bidirectional Cross Filtering

3 ways Reporting Services and Power BI work together

With the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2016, I look at how Reporting Services and Power BI work together. From the Power BI mobile app, to pinning visualizations to a dashboard and how Reporting Services handles Power BI Desktop files.