How do I make it easy for the end user to move the source Excel File around while making it easy to update the source location in PowerBI? Query Parameters solved that issue making the solution a lot easier to maintain.
I added R to my toolkit and have had great success using it on many projects, for not only discovery but also for visualizations. R provides many packages and functions that let you perform data discovery over a data set.
I took the Instagram year-in-photos challenge almost two years ago, and it has provided me with many rewards and drastically changed how I look at my day.
There are many tools that you can purchase to generate documentation, however, also costs money or requires an install on client machines or servers. I wanted something fast which would not leave a foot print or require weeks of negotiations to get installed. The T-SQL script generates an HTML document out of the schema results that you can paste into Word to kickstart the documentation process.
When you have a string of projects that fail to push your boundaries and fire up your passions. Here are 5 actions to reignite that spark and create new opportunities.
This article will impart what I have learned over my 20-year consulting career and provide some strategies to help you find your balance. I am writing this article from a consultant’s point of view, but we all struggle with these priorities and expectations as an employee or entrepreneur. Also included is a simple methodology to help measure your work life balance and assist in determining where your time is going.
I was working with a client the other day who was using the Microsoft Azure Storage Explore. They were trying to create a folder in an Azure blob storage location […]
Update: This issue has been corrected with the August 2017 update release. One of the must-have features I have been desperate to see in PowerBI is the ability to have […]
My name is Steve Young and for the last 10 years, I have been a consultant with Microsoft specializing in business intelligence, data visualization, and the SQL data platform.
I must say that this is the most amazing visual I have seen in a while. The animation over time shows exactly what the author intended in a very simple […]