SQL Server Reporting Services Integration with Power BI

Power BI Report Server can host Power BI reports on-premises, and you’ve learned about it in the previous post. There is another integration between SQL Server Reporting Services and Power BI service; this integration brings tiles from SSRS reports pinned to a Power BI dashboard with scheduled updates from SQL Server agent. The integration of Read more about SQL Server Reporting Services Integration with Power BI[…]

Power BI On-Premises; Hello World!

It has been a very long time request from users around the world to make Power BI available for on-premises, not for using on-premises data sources (this is available from long time ago with gateways), but for publishing reports into on-premises server. With the fast pace of development of Power BI this feature was looking Read more about Power BI On-Premises; Hello World![…]

Walk-through Steps: I’m New to BI, Where to Start? – Part 4: Data Visualization


Data Visualization is the front end of your BI system. It will be seen from the user’s point of view as the whole BI system! The reason for that is users only will see this part of the BI system, they won’t see Data Warehouse, ETL,  andData Governance… What they see is only dashboards and charts explaining data values. So it is essential to do the data visualization right and effective. A good data visualization should be able to tell story behind the data. A bad data visualization won’t help users even if you have a good data warehouse or ETL design. So you should spent time to analyze ever dashboard, chart, and table and make that a good story teller to the user.