When is a date not a date? We all use them in our data. Patrick looks at how data types can be a tricky thing in Power BI. Be aware of what you are working with in order to avoid this problem in your charts.
You enjoyed the intro to Python video, now let's look at R Script within Power BI! There are a lot of similar aspects and Patrick walks you though what you should know to get started. Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/connect-data/service-r-packages-support https://blog.rsquaredacademy.com/data-visualization-with-r-box-plots/
There are different ways you can create buckets or groups for your data in Power BI. Patrick shows you how this can be done with Power Query along with a few other options.
Using Python and curious how to use it with Power BI? Patrick explores how you can do just that! Python + Power BI can be a powerful combination. Power BI Python documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/connect-data/service-python-packages-support Seaborn Tutorials: https://seaborn.pydata.org/tutorial.html
We have usually said that if you use a native query, you break query folding in Power Query. Interesting. There may be a way to enable it in Power BI! Patrick shows you how. Chris Webb Blog: https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2021/02/21/query-folding-on-sql-queries-in-power-query-using-value-nativequery-and-enablefoldingtrue/ Query folding guidance in Power BI Desktop https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/guidance/power-query-folding Visualise your Power BI Refresh https://dax.tips/2021/02/15/visualise-your-power-bi-refresh/
Have we found the best kept SECRET in Power BI? Adam saw this recently and was BLOWN away! Zooming in can help with presenting in business settings and anywhere else. Here are a few things you can use to make that presentation better with Power BI. ZoomIt: https://docs.microsoft.com/sysinternals/downloads/zoomit DAX Studio: https://daxstudio.org/
Sometimes you want to reduce data in Power BI Desktop so it's easier to work with. Then work with all the data in the Power BI Service. Patrick shows you 3 ways that can help do this without using Incremental Refresh or needing Power BI Premium!
If you need to change your data source references in Power Query, you are probably doing them individually. We found an INSANE AMAZING tip to make you way more efficient and it works in Power BI and Excel!
New to Power BI? Adam helps you get started with creating your first Power BI report in Power BI Desktop! Start your journey the right way! Guy in a Cube Blueprint Course: https://guyinacu.be/pbiblueprint Star Schema: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/guidance/star-schema Star Schema Book: https://amzn.to/38JQJqq Definitive Guide to DAX: https://amzn.to/2MTIi3h Power BI Blog: https://blog.powerbi.com Power BI documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi Power BI [...]
Maybe you've heard of Power Query M in Microsoft Excel, Power BI or something else. Do you really need to be an expert in that? Or even use it? Patrick helps to ease your mind!