How to Compare a Value Using Multiple Date Ranges in Power BI

Every now and then, a client will ask if it’s possible to use Power BI to compare values using two manually adjustable date ranges. The answer is of course, yes. However, the steps to get there involve a couple of tricks that may not be so obvious. All you need to make this happen are […]

What is the Microsoft Power Platform?

Data is more important than ever in the decision-making process, but perhaps even more important is how users access and interact with that data. In any organization, the ability to react quickly to the changing market is imperative. With so many tools available to transform data, interact with it and share insights with others, it […]

How to Use Microsoft Dataverse

If you’ve ever used Microsoft’s Power Platform suite, you might have seen “Dataverse” and wondered what you could do with it. Dataverse is Microsoft’s secure cloud data storage platform that can be used in conjunction with Microsoft’s Power Platform suite, including Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Power Virtual Agent. Any company looking for […]

How to Endorse Power BI Content

Endorsing content within Power BI encourages a flourishing data culture through the increased availability of standardized, trustworthy data and content. It provides a definitive way to announce across an organization that “this content right here is reliable and should be used and shared”. While endorsing Power BI content can apply to any organization that creates […]

What are Power BI Deployment Pipelines?

In today’s environment, the need for developers to control, automate, and monitor the lifecycle of their data analytics products is crucial to the success and health of any business.  Power BI deployment pipelines give developers the ability to do all three with a single and intuitive user interface. In this blog, we’ll describe what the […]

YTD Flags in Power Query

YTD Flags in Power Query What are YTD Flags in Power Query? Dates tables are an integral part of creating data models in Power BI. Dates tables allow you to normalize a variety of different date fields and perform calculations and filtering on all of those different fields at the same time. Creating common DAX […]

Import vs Direct Query: Here’s What You Need to Know

When connecting to data in Power BI, you need to choose whether you want to use Import or Direct Query mode for connecting to your data. Using the Import method, Power BI captures a snapshot of your data and caches it in Power BI Desktop. A Direct Query connection will run queries directly to your […]

Page Navigation in Power BI

Enabling users to sensibly navigate your Power BI reports is crucial for providing users with a great user experience. Luckily, there are a variety of ways to do this in Power BI.  In this blog post, we’ll talk through a few different solutions for page navigation in your Power BI reports. What’s a Power BI […]

How to Create a Power BI App

We know that Microsoft Power BI is a robust tool. But did you know that you can create your own Power BI App for you and your audience to use? And I’m not talking about the Power BI mobile application or mobile layout. A Power BI App is effectively a distributable user interface for a […]