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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Don’t let date columns ruin query folding in Power BI

Previously, I've written a blog post about Top N & query folding to improve report building. In this blog post I explained how query folding groups Power Query steps together and execute at the data source. Matt Allington also wrote a great blog with further explanation on how query folding works. While working on projects, …

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Inform your end-users by embedding dataflow refresh times in your Power BI reports

It has been a month since my last blog. Busy times with a lot of interesting projects, so less time for writing blogs. Last weekend I was traveling to Power Saturday in Paris. So now I finally had some time to write the blog I was thinking about for a while. Dataflows! Power BI dataflows …

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Top N & query folding to improve report building!

Another week, another event done. This time it was SQL Saturday Helsinki, where I did two sessions. First session was the Power BI cheat sheet explained, and second Storytelling & interactive reporting, one of my favorite sessions to do. Today, another day in Helsinki, but since the weather isn’t that good, it is time for …

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Dynamic object titles in Power BI!

Posting a blog on Sunday, yeah...why not. This time posted from the beautiful city of Stockholm. I traveled to Stockholm to attend SQL Saturday Stockholm #851 this weekend as a speaker. Today, Sunday, I'm still here to do some sight seeing. So I wrote this blog post with the below shown view. Could be worse... …

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Pimp the dataflows connector in Power BI

Last week, I was challenged by moving my Power BI dataset through the next stage in my DTAP pipeline. I simply wanted to re-assign my connections to the data source in the next stage. In my case, I created a separate workspace including separate dataflows for each stage. Since de dataflows connector in Power BI is …

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Power Platform Summit & Power BI gebruikersdag

Last week I attended at two events, the Power Platform Summit and the Power BI gebruikersdag (Power BI Saturday). During these events I presented multiple sessions on different topics. First of all, I would like to thank the program committee for selecting my sessions. In addition, I also want to thank everybody who attended at …

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