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 […]
September 11, 2013

Power Map Preview – Exploring the NEW features!

Woot! Microsoft just announced the pre-release availability of the refreshed builds for Power Map with some really cool new features and boy, I must say that I am PUMPED! For folks that know me, I have been doing quite a […]
September 9, 2013

Designing Bullet Graphs in SSRS – Part 3

The concepts in this 3 part blog series are heavily borrowed from the book Information Dashboard Design, authored by the data visualization guru – Stephen Few and is going to concentrate on the following topics:- I) How to make Bullet […]