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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...
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...
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...
23 January
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 87 – Funnel with Source MAQ Software)

In this module you will learn how to use the Funnel with Source Custom Visual by MAQ Software. The Funnel with Source is great for displaying data as it flows through a process or set of steps. Module 87 – Funnel with Source (MAQ Software) Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Funnel with Source...
19 January
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 86 – Bubble Chart by Akvelon)

In this module you will learn how to use the Bubble Chart Custom Visual by Akvelon. The Bubble chart allows you to show the value of categories proportionally represented by the size of the bubble. Module 86 – Bubble Chart By Akvelon Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Bubble Chart by...
12 January
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 85 – Image Grid)

In this module you will learn how to use the Image Grid Custom Visual. This visual is a unique way to visualize multiple images at once that can be resorted by a measure value. Module 85 – Image Grid Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Image Grid Dataset – Movie Studios.xlsx Completed Example –...
02 January
2018
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 84 – ChartAccent – BarChart)

In this module you will learn how to use the ChartAccent BarChart Custom Visual. This visual is a custom bar chart that allows you to annotate individual data points, data series and ranges. Module 84 – ChartAccent – BarChart Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – ChartAccent – LineChart Dataset –...
27 December
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 83 – ChartAccent – LineChart)

In this module you will learn how to use the ChartAccent LineChart Custom Visual. This visual is a custom line chart that allows you to annotate individual data points, data series and ranges. Module 83 – ChartAccent – LineChart Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – ChartAccent – LineChart Dataset...