Power BI Live Stream this Saturday

Only the most dedicated data professionals are willing to invest their personal time and spend any part of a weekend…

PASS Data Community Summit & Orlando Live! Sessions

There e are two conferences in November where I am thrill to be presenting sessions. The second annual PASS Data…

A Developer’s Guide to Creating Bad Power BI Projects – Part 1

It occurred to me that we have put so much effort into promoting best practices and proper design that there is far less information about how to create bad reports and data models. In that light, the purpose of this article is to talk about what to do if you want things to go poorly and make sure your projects fail – if not immediately, then sometime in the future – and if not for you then for whoever inherits the work that you have done.

How to Name Worksheets in a Paginated Report Exported to Excel

This question comes up every few years in SQL Server Reporting Services. Of course, in Power BI Paginated Reports, we…

New Blog: Data On The Road

That’s right! I’m starting a new blog site today. Just to be clear, it will not replace this one. I…

Doing Power BI the Right Way: 10. Designing and Managing Large Datasets

Part of the the series: Doing Power BI the Right Way Later in this post, you will find a 27 minute…

Power BI Data Modeling Sessions

This is going to be a very busy week for presentations Iam presenting with five sessions scheduled on the topic…

Drill-through from Power BI to Paginated Report – Report Recipe #4

Navigation between reports is the hallmark of an interactive reporting solution, enabling the ability to drill-through and see relevant details…

Creating a Paginated Report Template – Report Recipe #3

This series of posts introduces the recipes in the Paginated Report Recipes eBook. In recipe #3, “Reusable Report Template”, Kathi…

Paginated Reports Recipe eBook – first two recipes

First and most importantly, I want to acknowledge and thank these contributing authors who wrote report recipes and working samples…

Paginated Reports eBook Finally Released

At last, the second edition of “SQL Server Report Recipes” written by Paul Turley, Robert Bruckner and a host of…

Doing Power BI the Right Way: 4. Power Query design best practices

Part of the the series: Doing Power BI the Right Way (link) Although my professional focus is building enterprise-scale BI solutions,…

Doing Power BI the Right Way: 4. Power Query in Dataflows or Power BI Desktop

Part of the the series: Doing Power BI the Right Way (link) Power BI, more than any other Microsoft product in…

A First Look at Gen 2 Composite Models with Live Power BI Datasets

About three years ago when the data model development engineers from the Power BI product team told me they were…

Power BI: The Week in Graphics

If you’re like me right now, you need a distraction. I got started on a new blog and tweet about…

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