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MAOLOUD DABAB (Portland State University) - Visualizing Sustainability Practices in Power BI   Maoloud is the Campus Sustainability Office's first Sustainability Data Analyst at Portland State University. Using his expertise to translate sustainable development concepts into practice, his goal is to accelerate a culture...

Working off of an Excel data dump can be a great way to get started building a report while the more official SQL table gets built. The problem is that when you are done, repointing from Excel data to SQL data is...

MARK BRADFORD (Snowflake) - The Data Warehouse Built for the Cloud   Mark demos the capabilities of the Snowflake Data Warehouse as a back-end solution for Power BI....

BRIAN GRANT (CSG Pro) - Planning and Building Certified Data Sets in Power BI   Certified Data Sets are the future of Enterprise Power BI. Unlocking power formerly only available through Analysis Services, these allow for a single source of truth that can easily...

BRIAN GRANT (CSG Pro) - The DAX Component Method Demo DAX is a tricky language to learn; one thing that would help new DAX authors immensely if having a mental framework both of specifically what they are supposed to be doing, and a...

REID HAVENS (Havens Consulting) - Unlocking New Visualizations and Features in Power BI Power BI is a great sandbox environment for report design. However, knowing how to leverage visuals and features in a way that adds additional value can be challenging. New visualizations...

MARK WALTER (Industrial Finishes and Systems) - A Power BI Spin on Accounting and Finance Reports During Mark's talk, he will demonstrate how Industrial Finishes and Systems, Inc. (IFS) has used data and Power BI to provide everything from Corporate analytics, to external...

CHRIS WEIS (Columbia Sportswear) - Trail Map for Deploying Power BI to an Enterprise   Are you ready to survive the wilderness of a real-world Power BI deployment? This session will provide practical tips for navigating the peaks and pitfalls of a roll-out...

PAUL TURLEY (Pragmatic Works) - Can You Say "Charticulator"? - I Knew You Could   Learn to build mind-blowing custom Power BI charts for free with no programming. Charticulator is a toolkit developed by Microsoft Research that allows you design sophisticated, high-precision chart...

BRIAN GRANT (CSG Pro) - DAX Measures: Sparklines and Small Multiples in Power BI   Most Power BI users are aware that DAX unlocks the ability to create incredible dynamic calculations within reports; most though, are unaware that you can even use DAX...

BRIAN GRANT (CSG Pro)   Brian will be reviewing how summary queries will help those new to DAX understand the intricacies of writing measures.   Brian Grant is a masterful Analytics Consultant at CSG Pro by day, and a Power BI legend by night. Brian's passion...

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