Category: Data Visualization

  • Exploring Data Analytics: Why It Matters and How It Works

    Exploring Data Analytics: Why It Matters and How It Works

    Data analytics examines large and varied data sets to uncover hidden patterns, correlations, and insights. This article will cover the basics of data analytics, including the types of data, tools, and techniques used.

  • Data Visualization Case Study: Pie Charts are Evil?

    Data Visualization Case Study: Pie Charts are Evil?

    Are pie charts evil? Given the correct situation, pie charts can be used to your advantage in telling your data story.  The following case study uses Power BI samples to review examples and provide recommendations to get the most out of an often misused visualization in Excel or Power BI.

  • How to DAX: Distinct Count and Filters

    How to DAX: Distinct Count and Filters

    Being a Power BI enthusiast, I always find DAX a challenge but have found success by keeping to a couple of simple tricks. In this Power BI Tutorial, we review my DAX development workflow through an example case where we will use Power BI Desktop to create a KPI measure

  • How to Pick Color Combinations for Power BI Visuals

    How to Pick Color Combinations for Power BI Visuals

    Once you have your data, the next big decision in your Power BI project is how you want to visualize it. The most significant part of the decision process could be the most important; choosing your Power BI color palette and data visualization color combination.