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19 May
2017
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Power BI Architecture Diagram v3 is Now Available!

Over the past couple weeks there has been a ton of news and announcements around the direction Microsoft is taking Power BI. Between Power BI Premium and Power BI Report Server, my head has been spinning trying to stay educated on all the new changes and enhancements. With all these...
10 April
2017
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Microsoft Business Intelligence Materials from Discussion at Jacksonville University

Today I had the wonderful pleasure for leading a discussion regarding the products, services, and tools Microsoft provides in the business intelligence stack. I met with Jacksonville University students and faculty and also had the pleasure of speaking with members of local businesses that are...
30 January
2017
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Another 5 Power BI Tips

If you’ve been at least paying attention to my blog a little bit, you’ve probably noticed I occasionally blog about Power BI. Part of the reason I blog so often about Power BI is because that’s the topic of a whole bunch of conversations I’m having with my customers. The other reason is that the...
14 November
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Test Post

12 October
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Why Can’t I View My Power BI Content Pack?

I had a call with a customer this morning discussing different ways to publish Power BI content and how to share Power BI datasets, reports, and dashboards. A colleague, Patrick Leblanc (b|t), and I had a discussion about this, as well, and Patrick confirmed that this was a common challenge that...
23 August
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Power BI NFL Fantasy Football 2016 Reports

If you have followed my blog for the past year or so you may remember when I posted a Power BI workbook I created to analyze the previous season’s NFL player stats to help me with my fantasy football draft. I know, its nerdy, but I like Power BI and I like fantasy football so I thought why...
19 August
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Introduction to Power BI Desktop – Session Materials Available

For my second time, I was afforded the great opportunity to present virtually to the great people of the Madison Power BI User Group. I’m always really excited when someone invites me back a second time to speak because that means that the first time wasn’t completely awful! We had a great time...
18 August
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

SQL Server 2016 Rundown – Session Materials Available

Yesterday evening I had the distinct pleasure of presenting at the Jacksonville SQL Server Users Group on some of the new features of SQL Server 2016. We had delicious pizza, lots of great networking, and a lot of fun talking about SQL Server. The group had a ton of great questions, too! Thank...
14 July
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Introduction to Power BI Desktop–Recording Now Available

Thank you to everyone that attended this past Tuesday’s webinar hosted by Pragmatic Works called Introduction to Power BI Desktop. We had a great turn out! If you missed the webinar, you can view the recording here. Check out these five Power BI tips! There were lots of great questions and far...
01 July
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

June 2016 Release of Power BI Desktop is Here!

Last night at approximately 9:28 PM EST the June 2016 release of Power BI Desktop dropped, which you can download here.  The June update is pretty extensive and includes a bunch of new features and improvements. Here’s some of the biggest new features and some of my favorites. Check out these 5...