Tech Videos2017-03-16T09:01:09-05:00

Tuesday – Power BI Technology and More

Every Tuesday, I look at a tech topic. This could be a new feature, how something works or how to troubleshoot something within Power BI technology, Reporting Services and Analysis Services.

This may also include the occasional topic relating to the Microsoft Data Platform as a whole, such as SQL Server or an Azure technology. Because of Power BI, there will also be content related to Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.

Power BI: Build a custom KPI scorecard

Patrick walks you through how you can use Power BI to build a custom KPI scorecard. The key is the UNICHAR DAX function. Demo files:

Cross-report Drillthrough in Power BI

Patrick shows the magic of getting cross-report drillthrough working in Power BI. He teaches you the clicks to getting this going successfully. Demo files:

Power BI Get Data: Import vs. DirectQuery vs. Live

Import vs. DirectQuery vs. Live connection. Which do you choose and why in Power BI? Adam looks at the three options when creating reports in Power BI Desktop. DirectQuery in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services [...]

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