Learn how to add needed context to your business intelligence content easily using Microsoft Power BI and Microsoft Sway. The results will amaze you.
Learn how to engage executives with metrics that matter in our new #PowerBI Book, “What Does Your Data Say?: With Conversation-Centric Design.”
If you need to do use small-multiple visualization in Power BI, see the easiest way to do it, using the Infographics Designer custom visual!
Part 2 of this series explores the difficulty in determining whether your business intelligence content is using authentic data. To illustrate the point, let’s examine a recent Seattle Times article about the Measles outbreak happening in Washington. An Example The article in question, “Are measles a risk at your kid’s school? Explore vaccination-exemption data with […]
I was introduced to the new Visio custom visual for Power BI during the Microsoft Inspire convention. After a few minutes, I was impressed with the power and simplicity of it. It helped solve a problem that we’ve had when building out Power BI reports. Telling a Complete Digital Story In my Power BI classes, […]
This post is an excerpt from our Advanced Power BI class. Importance of Data State Analyzing data states in the data collected is generally the primary focus of our Power BI analyses. We look at aspects related to standards, compare dates to today’s date and execute other such comparisons. The business user who consumes your […]
This post addresses one of several common challenges for new Power BI users face. We’ve compiled a list of challenges, based on Our Real World Power BI training series. Making your Power BI slicers visually distinctive. Many new users can create slicers in Power BI to enable the end user to dynamically explore their data. […]
In this episode, I look at a specific data visualization in Power BI called Bubble Charts. I’ll explain what is a bubble chart, when to use it and how to build in Power BI.
When companies begin making their data more accessible via Self-Serve Power BI, they soon reach a critical break point in those efforts. The Project dashboards tell them something that isn’t pleasant or doesn’t match the narrative been publicized. The Reality in Your Project Dashboards Performance indicators go red. The data shows the stellar progress that […]
When designing your Power BI solution, are you designing your solution for maximum long term effectiveness? One of the biggest mind shifts that my Power BI students have to make when beginning their Power BI journey is to stop thinking in terms of reports when approaching their Business Intelligence (BI) needs. Rather, it’s more effective […]