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Changing bookmark button behaviour using disconnected tables and DAX

Bookmarks are a great way to story tell in Power BI as they can be used to save pre configured states in a report. However they have drawbacks in that you have to create two versions of a button for each bookmark and show/hide one of them depending on the ...
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Transforming a heatmap using a single line of DAX

Heatmaps are a great way of showing complex data in an easily understandable manner. In a heatmap, you have rows and columns and at the intersection of each row and column you have a value. Typically you are not interested in the individual values and want to see the pattern ...
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Transforming a line and column chart

In this post we will discuss how to transform a basic line and column chart into a chart which prompts the user to take action. We have line and column chart below which shows daily sales as columns and an average daily sales line (Day number of month as Axis ...
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What is the ROI of a dashboard – Part III – The Return of Hope

In the previous post we saw how duplication of effort was one of the biggest issues facing companies which are deploying a Power BI solution. Duplication of effort leads to: Wasted hours - Time spent on duplicating dashboards can be spent on more value add work No single version of truth ...
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What is the ROI of a dashboard – Part II – The Point of No Return

In the previous post I talked about the definition of ROI for a dashboard which is Time spent on developing an automated dashboard / Time spent on developing it manually Now consider an example of developing an Employee Hours dashboard where you want to track the number of hours spent ...
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What should be the purpose of a dashboard ?

What do you think should be the purpose of a dashboard? At the very least a dashboard should Inform • Sales dashboard informs the user on revenue, KPI etc • HSE dashboard informs the user on safety incidents , actions etc • Use visuals and text to Inform Clarify • ...
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