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Data versus Information

"I'll need some information first, just the basic facts" - Comfortably Numb We hear the terms data and information a lot in our lives. What do they mean? Are they the same? If not what is the difference between them? I break it down in this article with an example ...
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/ Data, Information, Power BI, Uncategorized

How to become a Power BI Superstar by the end of 2018 – A step by step guide

 toYou say the hill's too steep to climb Chiding! You say you'd like to see me try Climbing! You pick the place and I'll choose the time And I'll climb The hill in my own way ~ Fearless/Pink Floyd When I started learning Power BI in 2016 it changed my ...
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/ Power BI, Uncategorized

Visualising ratings data in Power BI

The inspiration for this article comes from the app Webull which is a stock market app for investors which includes real time quotes, financial news, investing advice etc. It is one of the best apps in the market if you are a frequent investor in the stock market. It is ...
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Control charts in Power BI

The statistical control chart is a graph used to analyse changes of a process over time. The variable to be analysed is plotted against the y-axis and time is plotted against the x-axis. Some of the features of a control chart is the presence of an average line, and lines ...
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/ Control charts, DAX, Power BI, Uncategorized

Time intelligence deciphered

Do you get confused between various time intelligence functions like TOTALYTD, SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR, PARALLELPERIOD etc. Well, I just have the perfect dashboard for you to understand all those functions. This dashboard has been designed using the Adventureworks dataset. Move the Period slicer to see what happens to the various measures.Link here ...
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Visual level filters for slicers in Power BI

Visual level filters for slicers is one of the most requested features in Power BI.There is no capability yet for filtering slicers in Power BI but there is a work around which I will demonstrate here and it doesn't involve any DAX ! I'm using the Adventure works data set ...
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/ Power BI, Slicers, Uncategorized