Power BI drill through, powerful, but hard to find, Until now!

The drill through functionality is in Power BI for a long time and already made huge steps forward. Though, one of the most challenging things with this very valuable feature was the discoverability. Hidden behind the right-click, not every user was able to use this feature or not even know that it is there. Let me take you through the biggest game-changers for drill through in Power BI and close-off with the recently launched (preview) feature in the March 2020 release!

Synonyms, the secret behind Power BI Q&A and Natural Language Query

Natural language query was probably the most unused feature in Power BI, until they introduced the new Q&A visual in the end of 2019. I'm a huge fan of this feature, but it is sometimes a bit challenging to implement. Especially working with end-users from different background in different countries. Back in September 2019, I …

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Storytelling with Power BI 7/7: Let them ask questions

The seventh and last blog in the storytelling series. Took a while before writing it and finishing this blog series. Up front I promised to publish a blog every week, but that simply didn't work out regarding time. Besides that, the last topic in the storytelling series is also related to my latest presentation about …

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Storytelling with Power BI 6/7: Progressive disclosure

The sixth blog in the storytelling series, this time all about a progressive disclosure! But first I need to say sorry! This blog is almost a week late! I was planning to post it last Thursday, but due to traveling and some important meetings, I didn't have the time to write this blog earlier. So, …

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Storytelling with Power BI 5/7: Ensure consistent context

Already the fifth week in a row posting a blog! A new record for me! This time it is all about ensuring a consistent context. The fifth blog out of seven as part of the storytelling blog series. In this blog I will highlight two features in Power BI which will help you to set the context. …

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Storytelling with Power BI 4/7: Have an interactive experience

Fourth topic in the storytelling blog series is about an interactive experience. Interactive experience can be implemented in many ways. In this blog I will highlight why interactivity is important in reporting and where you can think of, talking about interactivity. Interactivity You want the user to interact with the report. It's not only a …

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Storytelling with Power BI 3/7: Have a guided experience

Have a guided experience, my third blog as part of my blog series regarding Storytelling with Power BI. During this blog series, I will elaborate on seven topic which can be used to apply storytelling features to your own reports. A guided experience has a lot of similarities with the first blog in this series, …

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Storytelling with Power BI 2/7: Be dynamic

Time for the second of seven blogs, as part of my blog series regarding Storytelling with Power BI. During this blog series, I will elaborate on seven topic which can be used to apply storytelling features to your own reports. Be dynamic can be interpenetrated in a lot of different ways. During my webinar I …

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Storytelling with Power BI 1/7: Provide easy navigation

The first out of seven blogs, as part of my blog series regarding Storytelling with Power BI. During this blog series, I will elaborate on seven topic which can be used to apply storytelling features to your own reports. In this blog I will highlight the options you have to provide an easy navigation for …

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Webinar recap & blog series: Storytelling & interactive reporting with Power BI

Tuesday July 16 2019, I presented my webinar Storytelling and interactive reporting with Power BI bookmarks and drillthough as part of the webinar series "Best of Power Platform Summit." My first webinar ever, which was a fun, but weird experience at the same time. Talking to a screen without any response is a way different …

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