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Power BI Dashboard Filters

Power BI Dashboard Filters sometimes cause confusion. In one of my many communication channels, there was a question posed related to the ability to add Power BI dashboard filters in order to filter Power BI dashboard tiles.  There is some confusion at times and I would like to make a short article
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Power BI On-Premises

I wanted to make a quick posting on my (still-ongoing) attempt to push Power BI Services to my large organization but having to deal with my organization's apprehension to the cloud and desire to have Power BI On-Premises. * Note: I will update when I have more information on the options below. There
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AdventureWorks Power BI Visualization Samples

Power BI conducted a best visuals contest during the month of September.  Now, they have added a large portion of those visuals to a community gallery and added the ability to download and import those into the Power BI online services or Power BI Desktop. Click here to see our article on
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Power BI Visual Contest

Power BI conducted a best visuals contest (http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Best-Visual-Contest/con-p/best_visual_contest) during the month of September.  There were around thirty entries in the contest.  It was impressive to say the least. Winners were announced on October 8th, 2015 and included three people's choice awards, a third place winner, a second place winner, and a grand
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Power BI Lost Features & Functionality Tracking

With the most recent release of Power BI Desktop / Services and removal of dependencies on Excel, we have lost several features and functionality.  However, the gains and improvements far outweigh the losses.  We gained funnel charts, gauges, donut charts, filled maps, treemaps, waterfall charts, dual axis line and column charts,
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How to Profile SQL Server Data Using Power BI

With the announcement of General Availability for Power BI 2.0, Microsoft made BI to the masses possible. There were some steps back (chart/map drill down, tile slicers, etc.) but many more steps forward. They removed the reliance on Excel, added formatting options, new visualizations, and more. With the new release, we
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Power View for Power Pivot / Tabular Data Models

Power Pivot or SSAS Tabular data model optimization is important for Power View reporting usability and functionality. In this posting, we will discuss the following topics: X-Axis Guidelines Advanced Properties Image Handling Data Categories Table Behavior Field Behavior   X-Axis Guidelines Data type and distribution Utilize a number or date that increases uniformly (primarily for Power BI forecasting but we have