Tech Tip Thursday: Dynamic Power BI reports using Parameters

Did you know that you can dynamically filter data in Power BI using parameters that are stored in an Excel workbook? In this video, Patrick from Guy in a Cube shows us how, using M Functions within Power Query and a gateway to enable data refresh. Check it out!

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/tech-tip-thursday-dynamic-power-bi-reports-using-parameters/

Webinar Wednesday: Dashboard in an Hour

If you’re new to Power BI, or want to introduce the rest of your team to ways they can go quickly from data to insight to action, you won’t want to miss Wednesday’s Dashboard in an Hour webinar! Dashboard In An Hour is a high-level introduction to Power BI in just 60 minutes. It’s being presented this week by Reid Havens, Founder & CEO of Havens Consulting Inc. Join us at 10:00 a.m. PT on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/webinar-wednesday-dashboard-in-an-hour/

Explore your Office 365 Adoption Data in Power BI

The Public Preview of the Office 365 Adoption Content Pack combines the intelligence of the Office 365 usage reports that are available for you in the admin center with the interactive analysis capabilities of Power BI, providing rich usage and adoption insights.

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/explore-your-office-365-adoption-data-in-power-bi/

Tech Tip Thursday: Better use of colors in Power BI

Microsoft's Guy in a Cube has been providing tips and tricks for Power BI and Business Intelligence on his YouTube channel since 2014. Occasionally on Thursdays we highlight a different helpful video from his collection. In this video, Guy in a Cube has a special guest presenter: regular Power BI webinar host Chuck Sterling! Chuck talks about color themes, one of his favorite new features. He looks at how you can quickly create your own themes to use within Power BI, or browse the Themes Gallery in the community to get pre-created themes from others.

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/tech-tip-thursday-better-use-of-colors-in-power-bi/

Power BI Report Server preview now available

On May 3, Microsoft announced Power BI Premium, a capacity-based licensing model that increases flexibility for how users access, share and distribute content. The new offering also introduces the ability to manage Power BI reports on-premises with the included Power BI Report Server.

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-preview-now-available/

Today’s Webinar: Seven Tips to Better Visualization Design

Join us this morning at 10 a.m. PT for the webinar, Simply Compelling – Seven Tips to Better Visualization Design, presented by Miranda Li. Today she’ll be presenting an introduction to visualization design, concepts, and basic factors. If you’ve been looking for a way to give more visual punch to your reports and dashboards, you won’t want to miss this free webinar!

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/today-s-webinar-seven-tips-to-better-visualization-design/

Today’s Webinar: Seven Tips to Better Visualization Design

Join us this morning at 10 a.m. PT for the webinar, Simply Compelling – Seven Tips to Better Visualization Design, presented by Miranda Li. Today she’ll be presenting an introduction to visualization design, concepts, and basic factors. If you’ve been looking for a way to give more visual punch to your reports and dashboards, you won’t want to miss this free webinar!

from Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/today-s-webinar-seven-tips-to-better-visualization-design/