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Power BI Histogram Example using DAX

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Companies use a Bell Curve approach to measure performance. As part of this approach they create a histogram. A histogram is a statistical concept and according to Wikipedia it is defined as a graphical distribution of the numerical data. A histogram is made of several bins and bins can be considered a range of values or a benchmark

2020-09-16

Stairway to DAX and Power BI

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 15: The DAX ALLSELECTED() Function

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson introduces the DAX ALLSELECTED() function, discussing its syntax, uses and operation. He then provides hands-on exposure to ALLSELECTED(), focusing largely upon its most popular use in supporting “visual totals” in Power BI.

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2020-09-02

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How to override Date Filters in Power BI

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Problem A few weeks back, I got a request from a client of mine who had a very special requirement. They wanted to display values for a specific period in the past based on the selected dates in the Power BI report. Let us assume that if we select 30 June 2020, the report has to […]

2020-08-17

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Business Reasons For Implementing Power BI

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Data is stored in heterogenous environments in many organizations. Enterprise reporting for management and other departments is created using a variety of tools.  There are Excel Workbooks, SSRS Reports, Tableau Dashboards, flat files, data streams from MySQL databases, etc.  Each data extract or report is created by a BI or DB Development Team member.  Often […]

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2020-07-07

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Create Custom Functions in Power Query

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Introduction Often at times, you may come across situations where you need to calculate a column repeatedly multiple times in the same Power BI report or across multiple reports. Although you can use the calculated columns to some extent, these are not robust and not reusable. In order to reuse the same piece of code, […]

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2020-04-21

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Fetch Web Data in Power BI

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Introduction Reporting on web data has been a fascinating part of developing any dashboard or reports in Power BI. Often this data is available either free that can be consumed anonymously or by using some kind of authentication mechanism. In this article, I'm going to demonstrate how to connect to a web application from Power […]

2020-03-17

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Using the RANKX function in Power BI

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Introduction In this article, I'll explain the use of the RANKX function available in DAX. The RANKX is a sortation function which is capable of performing a quite complex sorting and ranking based on the groups and values available in the dataset. It returns the ranking of a particular number available in each row of […]

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2020-03-12

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