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Exploring Power BI’s Key Influencers

Bringing more AI to Power BI The February 2019 release of Power BI Desktop unveiled a new, out-of-the-box visual to Power BI called Key Influencers. Key Influencers is Power BI’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered visualization. Microsoft has long incorporated AI capabilities in Power BI through features such as Natural Language (Q&A) and Quick Insights. However, with Key Influencers report developers…

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Power BI Showcase: Employee Retention – Organization Flight Risk

This post will walk through the first report in BlueGranite’s Power BI showcase – a series designed to highlight key capabilities and tools within the Power BI platform using real and reproducible methods – and introduce the data and features used to create it. The “Employee Retention – Organizational Flight Risk” report displays the results of a…

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Excel.Workbook() And The delayTypes Option In Power Query/Power BI

A while ago I found myself wondering – as I often do about this kind of thing – about what the undocumented third parameter of the Excel.Workbook() M function (called delayTypes) actually does. I found a forums post from Guy Hunkin of the Excel Power Query team in 2017 here, which gives the following summary: Originally, Excel.Workbook used…

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Moving Queries From Power BI Desktop To Dataflows

A few weeks ago I wrote an article introducing dataflows in Power BI and discussed why you should care about them.  There are a few questions that have been spinning around in my head since then, significantly: What implication is there to the Power BI Golden Dataset as a result of the new dataflows? Should I extract my queries…

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Power BI Dataflows: Why You Should Care? (Videos)

Microsoft recently released a new feature in Power BI called “Dataflows”.  You may have seen it pop up in a recent release of Power BI Desktop under Home\Get Data\Power BI Dataflows (beta) as shown below. It is also visible when you log into PowerBI.com and go to an App Workspace as shown in 1 below. …

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Visualizing Data Like Never Before With Power BI Desktop

The concept of Business Intelligence is something that is alien to very few people these days. With newer tools emerging everyday to help solve the crisis of data management, most organisations have already moved in or have plans to use Business Intelligence in solving their crisis. Power BI is Microsoft’s latest BI tool mainly aimed to help everyone analyse and…

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Getting Started with Microsoft Power BI (Introduction)

Power BI is anything but another name in the BI sector, Microsoft group worked through a significant lot of time to construct a major umbrella called Power BI, this huge umbrella isn’t only a Visualization device such as Tableau, it isn’t only a self-benefit information examination instrument such as PivotTable and PivotChart in Excel, it…

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