September 10, 2015

SSRS Line Chart with Data Tables (Excel Style)

It takes a lot of discipline and dedication to run a blog properly and that is one of the main reasons why I admire bloggers and tech gurus like Chris Webb (who has been putting out high quality blogs for […]
August 20, 2015

Power BI Tip: Making similar sized KPI Boxes / Charts

Recently, I got asked by one of my readers if there is an easier way to make similar sized KPI boxes or charts in Power BI, other than manually resizing each individual visualization. As you know, making similar sized KPI […]
August 13, 2015

Using DAX to make your Power BI DataViz more meaningful

One of the best features I like about Power BI Desktop is that the data acquisition, data modeling and data visualization functionalities are all integrated in a user friendly way. I don’t have to leave the Power BI desktop to […]
July 25, 2015

How to add an Indicator to Power BI Desktop

Yesterday was an exciting day – Microsoft released the GA version of Power BI and with it comes an impressive list of new features and functionalities. One of the new features that I was really interested in was – Rich […]
May 21, 2014

Ranking within Slicer Selection in Power Pivot

I know it’s been ages since I posted something, and I do have lots of lame excuses so maybe it deserves a post on it’s own. But for now, I want to jot down a workaround on how to rank […]
February 12, 2014

Download link for my 24 HoP Session

It’s been almost 3 months since I blogged and this has been the longest time I have been away from this space since I started blogging. There are a couple of reasons behind it (which included the suspension of my […]
November 19, 2013

QR Codes in Power View

Today, I was reading a good article by Florian Mader – A GPS Photo Gallery in Power BI. That inspired me to write something on Power View and since I had not originally planned to write a blog today, I […]
November 12, 2013

Category Shading for Regions in Power Map

It’s been a really busy month for me professionally (with the PASS Summit 2013,  SQL Saturday Charlotte BI Edition, etc) as well as personally (with a steady stream of family flying in to visit the new born baby as well […]
October 11, 2013

PASS Summit & SQL Saturday Charlotte (BI Edition) 2013

In less than a week, I will be joining the biggest gathering of my #SqlFamily in my own place of residence – Charlotte, NC. The PASS Summit is easily the best conference for SQL Server professionals and is worth every […]
September 29, 2013

How to make Map Reports in SSRS

I was going through some of my old documents and found this article on map reports which I had written for a SSRS book (which didn’t go through because of some time related issues). I thought it might be useful […]