Fact of Fact Analysis Using Power Query

Fact of Fact Analysis in Power Query Building a data model in Power BI can be extremely easy. When primary keys match foreign keys one to one and when tables are built with a star schema in mind, things go … Read More

Optimizing Power BI Reports

Optimizing Power BI Reports Building performant reports is important in gaining trust with stakeholders and ensuring user adoption. Here are some practical and easy tips on how to optimize your Power BI reports! These tips will be broken down into … Read More

Custom Sorting in Power BI

Custom Sorting in Power BI Building charts in Power BI is really easy, but implementing specific features within that chart can be difficult. One of the most common requirements that I’ve had to work on being a Power BI consultant … Read More

Creating Power BI Dashboard with Custom Images & Icons

Creating Power BI Dashboard with Custom Images & Icons A great way to tie all of your Power BI reports together in your Power BI Service workspace is to create a great looking dashboard that can serve as a landing … Read More

Tableau 2020.3 – Write to Database in Tableau Prep

Tableau 2020.3 – Write to Database in Tableau Prep This post is the fifth in a series of posts examining a whole host of game changing Tableau features that have been released in 2020. In the previous edition of this … Read More

Tableau 2020.2 – Relationships

Tableau 2020.2 – Relationships This post is the fourth in a series of posts examining a whole host of game-changing Tableau Desktop features that have been released in 2020. In the last post we discussed the nuances of Set Controls. In … Read More

Tableau 2020.2 – Set Controls

Tableau 2020.2 – Set Controls This post is the third post in a series examining a whole host of game-changing Tableau Desktop features that have been released in 2020. In the previous post in this series, we covered Viz Animations from the … Read More

Tableau 2020.1 – Viz Animations

Tableau 2020.1 – Viz Animations This post is the second in a series examining a whole host of game changing Tableau Desktop features that have been released in 2020. In the last edition of this series we covered Dynamic Parameters. In … Read More

Tableau 2020.1 – Dynamic Parameters

Tableau 2020.1 – Dynamic Parameters There have been a ton of game changing features released by Tableau in 2020, so this post will be the first in a series of blog posts dedicated to exploring some of the newly released … Read More

Understanding Tableau’s IN Function

Understanding Tableau’s IN Function On 8/12/2020, Tableau released Tableau Desktop version 2020.3 that included some fun new features, including Write to Database in Tableau Prep, Export to Crosstab Button, and the IN function. There are lots of great new features … Read More