By Rachel Dyer on 1/17/2017
Power BI Desktop keeps getting more and more powerful, and it updates every month. Why would someone want to use SSAS tabular? Read on for a (biased) blog on the virtues of SSAS tabular and why you’d want to go there.
By Ken Howard on 12/6/2016
Some developers rely heavily on intelligent code completion for their development workflow. If you're developing outside of a powerful IDE like Visual Studio, you may only be aware of "smart" code completion.
By CSG Pro on 11/25/2016
In this week's round-up of Power BI related articles: Mobile Reports, Analyzing Events in DAX, Power Pivot, Simple Filter with DAX Measures, and Reference Queries and Caching in Power BI and Power Query.
By Jen Memhard on 11/19/2016
If your organization uses a 445 fiscal calendar, then you will need to write your own time-intelligence DAX functions for year-to-date, year-over-year measures in PowerBI. And for those measures to work, you need to base them on a 445-enabled date table. This post leads you through using Power Query to build a 445 date table tailored to your particular fiscal calendar.
By CSG Pro on 11/12/2016
This week we found some great Power BI articles. Topics include PowerApps, Flow, Calculated Table, Visualizations, and Azure Analysis Services.
By CSG Pro on 10/31/2016
This is the first in a series of weekly digest posts to share what we've been reading about Power BI from around the internet. Topics this week include Azure Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting, Admin Roles, Advanced Analytics, and DAX Studio.
By Jamie Mikami on 10/27/2016
Do you need to have administrators of your Power BI service that are not Office 365 global admins? Microsoft has just announced the new Power BI Service Administrator Role that will allow your users access to the admin-portal. This role is not yet visible in the Office Admin Portal, but you can use PowerShell to add users in your organization to this new role today.
By Brian Grant on 10/20/2016
In this video we'll look at using custom function queries paired with an M code hack to get you that nice, clean, single step transformation you knew in you heart of hearts existed out there somewhere.
By Brian Grant on 10/19/2016
What's less well known is that every function that you can perform on the "outer" table, you can also perform on the "inner" table as well...
By Ken Howard on 10/7/2016