Stacked Chart or Clustered? Which One is the Best?

Column chart and Bar chart are two of the most basic charts used in every report and dashboard. There are normally two types of these charts: Stacked, and Clustered. At the first glance they seems to do same action; showing values by categories ans sub categories. However, they are different. Your storytelling of data would ...

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Power BI, SQL Server | No Comments

2016 was the year of raising Power BI in my opinion, Here is the list of top 10 blog posts that you clicked mostly in this year; How to Do Power BI Mapping with Latitude and Longitude Only. This post was written when Power BI didn’t supported latitude and longitude only for map visualization. Nowadays ...

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Data Preparation; First and Foremost Important Task in Power BI

I’ve talked about Data Preparation many times in conferences such as PASS Summit, BA Conference, and many other conferences. Every time I talk about this I realize how much more I need to explain this. Data Preparation tips are basic, but very important. In my opinion as someone who worked with BI systems more than ...

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Custom Functions Made Easy in Power BI Desktop

I have written a lot about Power Query M scripting language, and how to create custom functions with that. With recent updates of Power BI Desktop, creating custom functions made easier and easier every month. This started with bringing Parameters few months ago, and adding source query for the function in November update of Power ...

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