I was looking for inspiration and some new ideas for dashboards. What better way than finding inspiring examples of BI solutions from others. The following are some of the go-to links that I am certain you can find useful.
Using what I have learned over my 20-year consulting career to help you find your work-life balance and still have an impact at work. Included is a downloadable simple methodology, in Power Bi, I used to help assess my work-life balance and determine where my time is was going.
The hardest aspect of Microsoft Ignite was keeping up with all the announcements, especially this year with what seems a focus on the overall state of the enterprise and self-service analytics. This post provides a round-up to the various announcements and sessions in the Data & AI Platform, Power BI, Azure Data Factory, Azure Purview, and associated technologies.
Power BI gives you the ability to use a wide variety of data sources in your data visualization project. This walkthrough shows you how to access files in a Azure Data Lake and import them into a Power BI data models.
Power BI lacks the ability to add KPI calculations when creating a data model in Power BI Desktop. I will show you how to get the same functionality by using the recently released feature “Conditional Formatting by a Different Field”. This will allow you to take a calculated score and have an Icon displayed for each row in your table. A working Live Interactive Power BI Sample is attached at the bottom of this post.
It is easy to look at Power BI dashboards as static, but you can use some old school techniques to provide the ability the generate dynamic content using data-driven global settings that will be available to all your report developers. These techniques will allow your published reports to remain unchanged but allow the reports to dynamically reflect default information shown to the user, such as Current Month, Report Comments and even a time stamp of the last data source update.