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22 February
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 91 – Smart Filter by OKViz)

In this module you will learn how to use the Smart Filter by OKViz. The Smart Filter works similar to a traditional slicer in Power BI but has a better user experience in many cases. Module 91 – Smart File by OKViz Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Smart Filter by OKViz Dataset – All Product...
16 February
2018
Author: BradleyBall

Black Panther is Going to Change Superhero Movies

Hello Dear Reader!  Sorry it has been so long, I've been blogging over on the MSDN site about technology.  I'll have a Twitter Sentiment update for Black Panther later today with an update on Tuesday for the holiday weekend.Since the early 2000's a trend of Superhero movies began, comic book...
13 February
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 90 – Brick Chart MAQ Software)

In this module you will learn how to use the Brick Chart by MAQ Software. The Brick Chart provides a simple method for highlighting your best and worst performers in a 100 square colored chart. Module 90 – Brick Chart (MAQ Software) Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Brick Chart (MAQ...
12 February
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

How I Used Pragmatic Works Training to Pass the Power BI 70-778 Certification

Recently I took and passed the Microsoft certification exam 70-778 for Power BI called Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI.  I’ve taken Microsoft certification exams in the past but for the first time I took the exam using the online proctor method.  I read several reviews by...
08 February
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 89 – Filter by List)

In this module you will learn how to use the Filter by List Custom Visual. The Filter by List allows you to easily copy and paste in a list of values that you wish to filter by on your report. Module 89 – Filter by List Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Filter by List Dataset – Sales By...
07 February
2018
Author: Anil
Anil

Using Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics and Power BI: Real-time Telco fraud detection

Here one can learn related to Azure Steam Analytics and how Power BI visualization dashboard can be used for real time data analysis and helps to visualize fraudulent phone calls that are detected by a Streaming Analytics job in real time. Since, I am also currently working in Telco sector so...
05 February
2018
Author: Anil
Anil

How to create Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Visualize along with Power BI.

This blog is mainly about creating Microsoft Azure SQL DB and visualizing with the help of Power BI Desktop.

30 January
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 88 – Pulse Chart)

In this module you will learn how to use the Pulse Chart Custom Visual. The Pulse Chart can easily display trends in your data and any events that could have causes those trends to occur. Module 88 – Pulse Chart Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Pulse Chart Dataset – US Stock...
30 January
2018
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Converting a Power BI Desktop File from Import to Live Query

A customer of mine is in the midst of a proof of concept using SQL Server and Power BI. During the POC, all the modeling was done in Power BI Desktop. Now that the POC is coming to the next phase, the customer is ready to move the Power BI data model to Analysis Services. But the problem is that...
29 January
2018
Author: SteveHughes

Power BI Data Security – Sharing

Microsoft recently added more sharing capabilities that may change my view on sharing within the enterprise. As with all things Power BI, change is inevitable. Up to this point, I recommended that customers did not use sharing as an enterprise solution due to the inability to manage it and the...