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Data Adventures

My personal journey in an intricate world of data and continuous effort to make it more structured and well understood can be found in this blog.

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Archives: January 2019

Can I add a custom reference layer to ArcGIS and use it in Power BI?

(2019-Jan-28) When you work with maps using ArcGIS visual in Power BI, you always have a feeling that it is a tool within another tool. On a surface level, you have options to set data attributes for geo coordinates, coloring and time controls. However, when you go into the…

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Posted in Data Adventures on 28 January 2019

Time Animation with ArcGIS Maps in Power BI

(2019-Jan-14) Dynamic maps with dynamic visualization usually attract my attention, especially when I look at the satellite images of various cloud formations in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Heatmaps could be another example where animation could play a supportive role to point geo data changes as well as certain…

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Posted in Data Adventures on 14 January 2019

Creating my own Map Shapefiles for Power BI

(2019-Jan-06) In the past, I used to always rely on shapefiles crafted by others to create my map visualizations in Microsoft Power platform. City regions, country province territories, other shapefiles came from open data repositories and constructed by other people. After writing my last blog post on Using WGS 84…

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Posted in Data Adventures on 6 January 2019