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Content by Charles Sterling

Webinar 1/8: How to effectively tell a story with your data and Power BI with Ruth Pozuelo Martinez

You have millions of rows of data stored in your data warehouse, you have it accessible and available for business users and report users, but how do you effectively tell a story using all that data? How do you unlock the secrets and the potential your data has? In this session Ruth will go through… Read more

Microsoft Power Series at the 2019 Power Summit Europe

In addition to the 20 tracks lead by the community, technical experts and Industry luminaries presenting at the upcoming Power Platform Summit in Amsterdam, the Microsoft Team will be there in full force presenting the Microsoft Power Series track– over 15 hours of deep dive and hands on content.  These sessions are included in both the  Power… Read more

The Power BI World Tour is back in 2019 as the Power Platform World Tour!

The Power BI World Tour is back in 2019 as the Power Platform World Tour! It’s all the Power BI content you’ve come to expect from Microsoft team members, MVPs, Champions, and Subject Matter experts but this year’s Power Platform World Tour will now include PowerApps and Microsoft Flow content. Power Platform World Tour will… Read more

Now Blogging @ Http://Sterlings.Life

Hard to believe after 14 years and 1,000 posts I am moving blogs! MSDN is focusing on core product blogs and encouraging community people to find new hosts so after almost no researching decided to use wordpress @  http://Sterlings.Life      … Read more

Webinar 11/13: Advanced data prep with Power BI dataflows for unified data and powerful insights

Look at the all new Power BI dataflows with Program manager Anton Fritz Power BI dataflows’ public preview is just around the corner, in this session the product team will introduce you the new and advanced capabilities for data-prep in Power BI.  Preparing and defining ETL for insights is significant challenge for businesses today—ingestion, cleansing, transformation,… Read more

Creating the perfect MVP Summit

Was asked to share some thoughts on creating the Perfect MVP Summit. Every year we ask MVP’s what they want from the MVP Summit and every year the answers are the same: Insight into the product planning Connection with the product team members Despite this incredibly simple set of directives we still manage to get… Read more

Creating a new Azure Active Directory and AAD backed Accounts

For teaching classes or testing access to many Microsoft services is it common to need a new AAD backed account. Turns out this is both free AND easy as 1-2-3.   Step 1.  Create a new Azure Active Directory. Log in with any Microsoft Account..If you don’t have one they are also easy to create… Read more

10/11 Webinar: How to use Power Query and M to create calendar tables with Tristan Malherbe

Calendar tables are an absolute requirement for time-intelligence calculations and best practices in Power BI. In this week’s webinar Power BI MVP Tristan Malherbe will deliver a webinar on how to build a proper calendar table using Power Query and M language.  Demos to include building calendar tables from from scratch!  When: 10/11/2019 10:00AM PST Where: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifi07EpRY4g  Tristan Malherbe, a Power… Read more

MVP In Residence 2.0?

While on the Visual Studio team a cool project that we ran with the MVPs was the MVP Intern program.  In this program, an MVP would come out and work with the product team to deliver some tool/feature/paper/template etc.  Willy-Peter Schaub and Ed Blankenship actually came out and lived in my house! Reading an old post… Read more

November 2018 Update Webinar for Power BI Embedding with Ted Pattison

Join Ted Pattison and Charles Sterling as they discuss the latest updates to the Power BI embedding features offered through the Power BI Service. Ted will also walk through how to leverage Power BI embedding techniques when developing single page applications (SPAs) with React.js and when developing React webparts with the SharePoint Framework. Where: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Webinars-and-Video-Gallery/October-2018-Update-for-Power-BI-Embedding-with-Ted-Pattison/m-p/526982… Read more