Power BI – What If parameters

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in DAX, Power BI | 3 Comments

The latest release of Power BI Desktop (August 2017) contains a pretty cool feature that was teased back in the keynote of the Microsoft Data Insights Summit which is the ability to add What If parameters to your data model. To add a What If parameter, just click New Parameter on the the Modeling tab which ...

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New Series of Time Series: Part 2 (Exponential Smoothing)

In the last post , I have explained the main concepts behind the timeseries. In this post, I am going to show how we can forecast for some periods. In the last post, I have mentioned that there is a possibility to have “seasonality” “Trend” and  errors (residual) in one dataset: Seasonality+Trend+Residual we call it as ...

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Measure table madness

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Power BI | 2 Comments

Measure tables in Power BI models are a fantastic way to group your calculated measures together in one place and make for a tidy model. Unlike calculated columns, a calculated measure can be placed on any table so long as the best practice of using the table name for every column reference. Power BI desktop ...

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Optimization Problem in Power BI using R scripts: Part 3

As I have discussed before, R is not only for doing Machine Learning (despite it is a really good tools for it), it also can be used for helping managers to so decision support. In the last two posts (Post 1 and 2), I have explained the main concepts behind the optimization problems. Also, how ...

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Optimization Problem in Power BI using R scripts: Part2

In the last post, I have explained the main concepts and usage of “Optimization” problems and “Linear Programming”. In this post, I am going to explain a simple example of solving an optimization problems from [1]. Imagin, we have a company that produce Product 1 and Product 2,  we want to maximize the profit of ...

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Table with Embedded Chart in Power BI using R

Visualization is any kind of graphical representation that enable us to: Exploration, it help us to get more deep insight through huge amount of data Discovery, It also gives extra vision Analysis, it can be used to find pattern Communication, visualization help us to communicate better A few years ago Dr. Andrew Abela published a good ...

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