Archive for category: Power BI

General Availability of Power BI

23 July, 2015 (22:50) | Power BI | By: Mark V

As of this very night (actually, some on Tuesday and some tonight), the NEW Power BI released. As a Business Intelligence guy, and especially as one that believes strongly in helping people to help themselves, this release is a HUGE deal for me. Over the past few years I have become a huge fan of […]

Power to the Power of Power

16 December, 2014 (11:00) | Power BI, Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View | By: Mark V

I love Power tools. My father was a carpenter in his spare time and used a table saw, drill press, band saw, etc to make furniture and novelty products like a pencil holder shaped like the head of E.T. (I drew that design when I was kid). He sold quite a few of those. Times […]

PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 – Live Blog – Day 1 Keynote

8 May, 2014 (09:47) | Business Analytics, Live Blog, PASS, Power BI, SQL | By: Mark V

Good morning from the PASS Business Analytics Conference in San Jose, CA! The Day 1 Keynote by Mifrosoft’s Amir Netz and Kamal Hathi will begin soon after the opening by PASS President Thomas LaRock which begins in about 15 minutes. If you want to follow along on Twitter, pay attention to the #passbac hash tag.

“Winning” The Power BI Demo Contest

7 February, 2014 (15:29) | Power BI, Professional Development | By: Mark V

First things first. According to the official rules, I did not win. My video did not even make it to the Top 15 Semi-Finalists. Not even close. The number of votes I got was laughable compared to others. But it was never about the votes for me. I never really had any illusions of winning […]

Power BI Demo Contest Entry

15 January, 2014 (00:55) | Business Analytics, DAX, Power BI, Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View | By: Mark V

Behold! I hereby present my entry into the Power BI Demo Contest! I am really pumped about this set of tools and hope this demo helps show off what Power BI can do. You can view it here on my YouTube channel. Getting a prize would be cool, but I have to say the fun […]