Pop Out Side Bars in Tableau

Pop Out Container Side Bars in Tableau This blog will show you how to use containers to create pop-out side bars in your Tableau dashboards. Side bars allow you to display extra information or context around a data point, but … Read More

Report Page Tooltips in Power BI

Report Page Tooltips in Power BI It can be a struggle to fit all the details you want displayed about a certain data point in your report. Often, it’s getting to that next level of your data’s granularity that can … Read More

Page Navigation in Power BI

Page Navigation in Power BI When building a Power BI report, odds are that all of the information you want to display will not fit on one page. Because of this, it is important to provide an intuitive way for … Read More

Power BI Report Guides

Power BI Report Guides Providing your users enough information about how to navigate and understand your report while maintaining a clean user interface is a common battle for report developers. Giving your users too much text and notations can come … Read More

Adding Up and Down Arrows to KPIs in Power BI

Adding Up and Down Arrows to KPIs in Power BI A common way to show time period changes in your KPI dashboards is to show metric indicators in the form of up and down triangles colored by the direction (+/-) of … Read More

Dashboard Design Essentials: KPI Templates

Dashboard Design Essentials – KPI Templates I am super excited to introduce another addition to the Dashboard Design Essentials series with this post on business dashboard KPI designs featuring work in Power BI. We will be covering how to design BANs, … Read More

Dashboard Design Essentials: Dashboard Layout & Formatting

Dashboard Design Essentials: Dashboard Layout & Formatting If you’re reading this post I guess you made it through Part I of the Dashboard Design Essentials series! If you haven’t already read that post, make sure to check it out as … Read More

Dashboard Design Essentials: Basics of Design

Dashboard Design Essentials: Basics of Design This post is the first in a series of posts aimed at providing resources to organizations and dashboard developers to help bring their dashboards to life regardless of what BI tool they use.  Basic … Read More

Using M to Create a Custom Function for Web Scraping in Power BI

Using M to Create a Custom Function for Web Scraping Last month I posted a blog to my website titled Web Scraping in Power BI that showed users how to connect to web data in Power BI using a report that I … Read More

Web Scraping in Power BI

Web Scraping in Power BI Scraping data from a website in Power BI is SO EASY. Let me say it one more time. Grabbing data from a website’s HTML in Power BI is so ridiculously easy it’ll make you mad. … Read More