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Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is the standard PowerPivot formula language that supports custom calculations in PowerPivot tables and Excel PivotTables. While many of the functions used in Excel are included, DAX also offers additional functions for carrying out dynamic aggregation and other operations with your data. Bill's new series serves as a progressive introduction to PowerPivot and DAX formulas, examining the functions, operators and values involved, and offering a wealth of practical examples.  Read more...

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 5: The DAX ISBLANK() Function

Business Intelligence architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson exposes the DAX ISBLANK() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use, particularly in combination with other DAX functions, in managing empty values underlying our PowerPivot model designs.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/12/04 (first published: 2013/05/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,641 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 4: The DAX BLANK() Function

Business Intelligence architect and author Bill Pearson exposes the DAX BLANK() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in managing empty values underlying our PowerPivot model designs.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/11/06 (first published: 2013/03/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,886 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 3: The DAX DISTINCT() Function and Basic Distinct Counts

Bill Pearson, Business Intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX DISTINCT() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in generating distinct counts. Moreover, he further explores working with measures in the PivotTable in this, the third Level of our new Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/10/09 (first published: 2013/02/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,019 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 2: The DAX COUNTROWS() and FILTER() Functions

Bill Pearson, business intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX COUNTROWS() and FILTER() functions, while generally exploring, comparing and contrasting the nature and operation of calculated columns and calculated measures, in the second Level of our Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/09/11 (first published: 2012/12/07) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,068 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 1: Getting Started with PowerPivot and DAX

Learning DAX is easy once you install the PowerPivot for Excel 2010 add-in and get practical exposure to using functions, operators and values in DAX formulas. Bill Pearson, business intelligence architect and author, kicks off another Stairway series designed to get you using DAX and PowerPivot quickly to provide actionable business intelligence in your own environment.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/08/28 (first published: 2011/12/21) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 16,096 reads

Using source data from an SSRS report in PowerPivot for Excel

In this tip we would look using an existing SSRS report to provide the data for PowerPivot in Excel.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/05/24 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 3,646 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 5: The DAX ISBLANK() Function

Business Intelligence architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson exposes the DAX ISBLANK() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use, particularly in combination with other DAX functions, in managing empty values underlying our PowerPivot model designs.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/12/04 (first published: 2013/05/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,641 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 4: The DAX BLANK() Function

Business Intelligence architect and author Bill Pearson exposes the DAX BLANK() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in managing empty values underlying our PowerPivot model designs.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/11/06 (first published: 2013/03/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,886 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 3: The DAX DISTINCT() Function and Basic Distinct Counts

Bill Pearson, Business Intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX DISTINCT() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in generating distinct counts. Moreover, he further explores working with measures in the PivotTable in this, the third Level of our new Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/10/09 (first published: 2013/02/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,019 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 2: The DAX COUNTROWS() and FILTER() Functions

Bill Pearson, business intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX COUNTROWS() and FILTER() functions, while generally exploring, comparing and contrasting the nature and operation of calculated columns and calculated measures, in the second Level of our Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/09/11 (first published: 2012/12/07) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,068 reads

Is PowerPivot the Next Access?

I’m impressed with the current generation of semantic modeling technology from Microsoft.  I’ve had the opportunity to use both PowerPivot...  Read more...
By pturley 2012/10/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Office 2013 Preview – Enabling PowerPivot in Excel

With the Office 2013 announcements today I was excited to download and get my hands on the tools.  Because this is still...  Read more...
By 2012/07/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,139 reads

Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 1: Getting Started with PowerPivot and DAX

Learning DAX is easy once you install the PowerPivot for Excel 2010 add-in and get practical exposure to using functions, operators and values in DAX formulas. Bill Pearson, business intelligence architect and author, kicks off another Stairway series designed to get you using DAX and PowerPivot quickly to provide actionable business intelligence in your own environment.  Read more...
By Bill Pearson 2013/08/28 (first published: 2011/12/21) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 16,096 reads

New PowerPivot Forum

We have a new forum setup for your Powerpivot questions. If you are working with Powerpivot, please feel free to ask questions here.  Read more...
By Press Release 2011/11/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlservercentral
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,616 reads

Self-Service vs. Managed BI

Is self service BI a good idea? Some people think so, others don't. Steve Jones talks about one of the issues and why it might actually not be a problem.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/07/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 296 reads

Self-Service BI with PowerPivot for Excel 2010

Thiago kicks off a new series of articles, taking us through everything we need to know to use PowerPivot effectively. First off, he walks us through the prerequisites, and getting started with our first basic data set.  Read more...
By Thiago Zavaschi 2010/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: business intelligence
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,379 reads

PowerPivot

A new direction in BI, with a new flagship interface for Business Intelligence from Microsoft. Steve Jones talks a little about the back story he heard from Microsoft.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 587 reads

PowerPivot

A new direction in BI, with a new flagship interface for Business Intelligence from Microsoft. Steve Jones talks a little about the back story he heard from Microsoft.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 414 reads

PowerPivot

A new direction in BI, with a new flagship interface for Business Intelligence from Microsoft. Steve Jones talks a little about the back story he heard from Microsoft.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
Rating: (not yet rated)  Rate this |   Briefcase | 607 reads
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