cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Find articles, guides, information and community news

Most Recent
Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

What if when Power BI was released all those years ago that it defaulted to table and matrix totals simply summing the rows? Let's explore this alternate reality and how you would handle displaying an alternate summary of information in a table or matrix.

Read more...

Kumail
Post Prodigy
Post Prodigy

Power BI offers a good set of in-built visuals which you can access and use from the Visualization pane in Power BI Desktop.

Read more...

SpartaBI
Community Champion
Community Champion

The new Datamarts feature that was just announced in Microsoft build has a very special bonus for all the Mac developers that always wanted to work on Power BI Desktop but couldn't let go of their Mac..

Read more...

Kumail
Post Prodigy
Post Prodigy

Automatic aggregations will help unlock huge datasets for interactive analysis, enhance query performance, and enable interactive analysis over big data.

Read more...

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

Some consider EARLIER a relic of the bygone era when DAX did not support variables, criticize it's name and do not recommend using it but is EARLIER really that bad?

Read more...

Seth_C_Bauer
MVP

The Explicit Measures Podcast is a Power BI focused show that is like being around a Power BI Pro’s Water Cooler. With so many available resources in the community that focuses on the “how” in Power BI (how to do Drill Through, how to use DAX, etc.,), the Explicit Measures Podcast is all around the WHY. Why use a particular feature, does it make sense for my users?

Build the toolset, learn the how, and then come to the Podcast to listen to the why in situations we all experience as Power BI Pros.

Read more...

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

OK, it is painful for me to admit this but size does matter. But, does it matter that size matters? Well, maybe not...

Read more...

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

So, this question came up in the forums about whether Tabular Editor 3, the paid version, was "worth it". I gave a bit of a cheeky response but figured this topic deserved a more thorough answer...

Read more...

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

You see it all the time in the forums, a question comes in about how to do a particular calculation in DAX and someone responds "You shouldn't use DAX for that, use Power Query." Well, yes and no...

Read more...

PriscillaCamp
Advocate III
Advocate III

Have you ever wanted to add a toggle feature to your Power BI Desktop Report, but don't know how? Well the good news - it is easy to do, and even better news I will show you how to 🙂 

Read more...

Pragati11
Super User
Super User

Power BI gives us a flexibility of using custom visuals in variety of scenarios to take our reports to the next level. Today in this blog I will be talking about Comicgen custom visual in a particular scenario to show how this visual can add a bit of emotion and pose visually to your report. 

Read more...

PriscillaCamp
Advocate III
Advocate III

What could happen with using the Sort By Column setting? Keep reading to find out!

Read more...

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

I'm not sure when or why, but the "copy query" behavior in Power Query Editor has changed. Be afraid...be very afraid...

Read more...

Djordje_M
Advocate II
Advocate II

Collecting and analyzing the marketing data was always the essential part of any marketing strategy. Lately, we are overwhelmed with various online data sources, and it is getting harder to collect and organize the data we need. 

Power BI is one excellent example of getting full use of the collected data. It helps, which you already know, to make them organized and understandable so that you can devote yourself to finding the proper steps or path to improving your business.

But, to provide the necessary marketing data, they must have access to their source.

Read more...

Fowmy
Super User
Super User

If you plan to attend the DA-100 exam and earn the Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Certification, this article could be a useful read as I share my experience, the preparations for the exam, resources that I used, practice questions links, and some important tips


Total reading time: 7 Minutes.

Read more...

Helpful resources

Join Blog
Interested in blogging for the community? Let us know.