Make Your Numeric Division Faultless in Power Query

When you work with data it is normal that you apply numeric calculations. Numeric calculations in Power Query depends on the nature of data returns different results. One of the most error prone calculations is division. Power Query behave differently when you divide a number by zero, zero by zero, number by null, and non-numeric Read more about Make Your Numeric Division Faultless in Power Query[…]

Power Query Library of Functions; Shared Keyword

As I mentioned earlier in Power BI online book, Power Query is a functional language. Knowing functions is your best helper when you work with a functional language. Fortunately Power Query both in Excel and Power BI can use shared keyword to reveal a document library of all functions. I’ve written about shared keyword almost Read more about Power Query Library of Functions; Shared Keyword[…]

Interactive R Charts in Power BI

In previous videos you’ve learned that we can demonstrate R visualization in Power BI, In this video you will learn how R visualization is working interactively with other elements in Power BI report. In fact Power BI works with R charts as a regular visualization and highlighting and selecting items in other elements of report Read more about Interactive R Charts in Power BI[…]

Meetup Data Source for Power BI

There are many SaaS (Software as a Service) data sources for Power BI, such as Mailchimp, SalesForce, and etc. However I haven’t found anything for Meetup. Meetup on the other hand is a data source that event organizers such as myself use mostly. In this post I will be using Meetup API to connect from Read more about Meetup Data Source for Power BI[…]

Power BI Desktop May 2016 Update; Quick Check

Power BI Desktop May 2016 Update is out now, and there is still no official announcement in Power BI blog for it, however Koen already posted a blog post about it. Just to name a few major updates; Conditional Formatting, Quick Calc, and Three new standard measures. Here are my first glance view of these Read more about Power BI Desktop May 2016 Update; Quick Check[…]

KPIs and Power BI; Visualization Aspect

In every reporting solution you might feel KPI as a requirement. KPI or Key Performance Indicator is a measure for business to understand how they are acting in specific area that is very import for their business. Power BI supports built-in visualization for KPI, and there are also some good custom visuals that can be Read more about KPIs and Power BI; Visualization Aspect[…]

Step Beyond the 10GB Limitation of Power BI

Power BI free allows you to have 1GB data per user, and pro 10GB. However in many organizations you have much bigger size of data than 10GB, sometimes you deal with Tera bytes, even Peta bytes of data. Is Power BI limiting you for the visualization? Short answer; No! In this post I’ll explain you Read more about Step Beyond the 10GB Limitation of Power BI[…]

Pivot and Unpivot with Power BI

Turning columns to rows, or rows to columns is easy with Power Query and Power BI. There are many situations that you get a name, value data source, and wants to convert that into columns with values underneath. On the other hand many times you get multiple columns and want to change it to name, Read more about Pivot and Unpivot with Power BI[…]

Relationship in Power BI with Multiple Columns

You can create relationships in Power BI between tables. Relationships are useful for some functions to work across multiple tables and produce the result. Relationship between tables also makes visualization and report elements more efficient, because result of selection in one chart can affect another chart from different table. However there is a limitation in Read more about Relationship in Power BI with Multiple Columns[…]

Secret of Time Intelligence Functions in Power BI

If you be familiar with Power Pivot you know that there is a functionality in Power Pivot for setting a table as a Date Table. This enables time intelligence functions such as year to date to work properly over your data model. However this option is not available in Power BI Desktop. There is no Read more about Secret of Time Intelligence Functions in Power BI[…]