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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?

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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PriscillaCamp
Advocate II
Advocate II

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 🙂 

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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. 

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PriscillaCamp
Advocate II
Advocate II

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

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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...

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Djordje_M
Helper III
Helper III

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.

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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.

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PriscillaCamp
Advocate II
Advocate II

I am sure you have wondered what AI Insights is; and I am also sure you have wondered (especially if you are not familiar with AI) what the vision, text analytics, and Azure ML functions are. If you are not familliar with it or want to learn more, come read my blog post !

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Pragati11
Super User
Super User

May 2021 bought many updates for Power BI. Link to the details on these updates can be found here. Out of all the updates, one of the updates 'Modern Visual tooltip' has been specifically a topic of interest and it seems to be the most awaited one among all the updates.

Today in this blog we will talk about what this update is and how we can use it to give users a better interaction while interacting with the reports. This update includes the following:

  1. Drill-through tooltip actions
  2. Drill-down/Drill-up tooltip actions
  3. Tooltips to match the styling of report theme

 

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Pragati11
Super User
Super User

Recently in March 2021 we got an update in Power BI regarding usage of the CALCULATE function. This update has improved writing a smaller DAX with multiple OR conditions coming from the same table. In this blog, I have tried to explain how this has improved and in what scenarios.

I want to thank @parry2kfor giving me an inspiration on writing this blog and helping me understand the key differences on this update when compared to the last Power BI Desktop update.

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anandav
Skilled Sharer
Skilled Sharer

In Part 1 of this series I explained how a team can make Power BI reports maintenance easy by standardizing insight report templates.
In this article I will explain how a team can make Power BI reports maintenance easy by following standard naming conventions for visual elements and attributes.

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