Power BI Waterfall Chart: What’s That All About?

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Power BI | 14 Comments

You’ve heard the news about Power BI Desktop release with bunch of new features. If you don’t, read blog post here to understand new features of Power BI. Waterfall chart is one of the new visualization elements in this product. For finance people this chart makes sense, but not everyone knows the usage of that. ...

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Day Number of Year, Power Query Custom Function

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Power BI, Power Query | 3 Comments

There are number of Date and DateTime built-in functions in Power Query which are really helpful. There is also a function for DayNumberOfYear. However I’ve thought it would be a good example to go through writing a function that uses Generators, Each singleton function, and error handling all inside a custom function. Through this post ...

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SSAS Tabular Live Power BI Connection

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Power BI, SSAS | 4 Comments

When Power BI 2.0 released as General Availability I’ve published a post that highlights all new features in this product. One of the features was SSAS Tabular Live Power BI Connection. In this post I want to explore more what the Live connection means and what are advantages of this type of connection. Power BI ...

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Power BI: How to Analyze FIFA 2014 Worldcup

Posted by on Jul 26, 2015 in Power BI | 4 Comments

It was sometimes ago that I’ve posted some data analysis that I’ve done with Power BI Designer on FIFA 2014 Worldcup results. In this post I want to take you through the process of how to achieve that analysis. This post is an introduction to Power BI features with the example of FIFA 2014 Worldcup ...

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I’ll Speak in Microsoft Ignite (TechED) New Zealand 2015; First time

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Azure, Data Mining, Presentations | No Comments

It is a honor for me that I’ve been selected to speak in Microsoft Ignite New Zealand 2015. Microsoft Ignite New Zealand 2015 (TechED) is an annual conference for developers and IT professionals put on by Microsoft. It is held in several locations around the world. and it’s the biggest annual technology event in New Zealand. This conference gives ...

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