Author: Brian Grant

All you care about is understanding your data and making informed business decisions. Microsoft Power BI is a complex platform, with many features and user paths. You only need to know a few key components well to get the job done. The...

Your main concern is understanding data and making data-driven decisions. You don’t know the ins and outs of Microsoft Power BI, but you need this tool for all things data. The CSG Pro Business User Video Series is a Power BI tutorial...

The CSG Pro Business User Video Series is a Power BI tutorial for, you guessed it, business users. Your main goal is to understand your data and make informed business decisions. You don’t have the time or energy to learn everything Microsoft...

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...

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...

BRIAN GRANT (CSG Pro)   In this presentation local DAX obsessive Brian Grant will show you how to use a CSG built Dial sparkline measure to quickly display goal to actual information in a highly compressed manner that will be an excellent addition to...

If the goal is an actual comparison, it's hard to beat the bullet chart. Highly efficient in terms of the amount of space they take up, with excellent data to ink ratio, they are both immediately intuitive yet data-dense without relying on...

Creating and troubleshooting time intelligence measures in Power BI can be tricky work. Getting a measure to work at one granularity is hard enough, but when you start to look at rollup values it's difficult to be confident that you're getting the...

A generally best practice in Power BI is to avoid naming columns in ways that won't make sense to users so things like CustomerFirstName should be broken out with spaces between the words. The problem is that when faced with a big...

Getting a percent of total measure working in DAX, understanding how it's working in a non vague way can be quite a bit trickier. Really it is an ideal pattern to learn some of the underlying behavior of DAX. In this video, we...

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