2017 Data Insights Summit – Key Note (Live)

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Not just one but TWO live blogs from Radacad running so you won’t miss anything! Reza is also blogging here http://radacad.com/microsoft-data-insight-summit-2017-keynote-live-blog 5 mins to go. Sitting between Chris and Alberto. We are delayed due to the massive influx of attendees queuing to get in. James Phillips speaking now Summit sold out 5 weeks early 2500 ...

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Optimising Power BI data models

Posted by on Jun 3, 2017 in ETL, Power BI, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

For this blog I thought I would share a handy trick for optimising Power BI using a data modelling solution that is often forgotten or overlooked.  It involves focusing on certain columns based on the degree of uniqueness they contain and converting or removing all together from a data model.  I will explain how and why this ...

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Dynamic distances in Power BI

Posted by on Jun 3, 2017 in DAX, Power BI | One Comment

I recently encountered a question posed to the Power BI community forum I found interesting enough to kick-start my blogging on Power BI. The essence of the question was asking how to dynamically determine distances between two geographic points from user based selections.  So I thought I would cover how this can be done in Power BI to ...

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