Shooting a Visual Studio Toolbox episode with Robert Green

While shopping at Costo last night, noticed an old friend Robert Green and his beautiful wife Collette happen to be checking out in front of us  (they even came down and visited us while in Australia).  While chatting the topic of work came up and the fact I am now on the Power BI team…


Free Dashboard in an Hour Power BI Training Sept 21st

Neal Analytics, PowerPivotPro and the Seattle User Group are teaming up to offer free Power BI Training Sept 21st. Dashboard in an Hour   DIAH is designed to accelerate your Power BI experience with a comprehensive training program all in a single hour. All you have to do is bring your Windows-based Notebook and we’ll…


Looking for Power BI Training? Check out Dashboard in a day in Chicago

If you are a Power BI customer in the Chicago area looking for Power BI training, join Rightpoint for some of the best Power BI training available, an end to end look at Power BI with the Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) training jointly developed with Microsoft. Chicago Dashboard in a Day DIAD is designed…


Getting Started with Power BI Custom Visuals at the Durham PowerBI User Group and Power BI Webinar

Great news in addition to the presenting at the Durham User Group Kevin, one of the Power BI MVPs has offered to pre-deliver this session as Power BI Webinar. -Thanks Kevin!     ‘Getting Started with Custom Visuals’ Getting Started With Custom Visuals With Power BI – Microsoft has made it possible for developers to…


Power Bi Webinars for the week of 8/24: Row Level Security and Finding and Transforming data with Power Query in Excel and Power BI Desktop

This week brings us two of the best presenters from down under:  Dr Greg Low from Australia and Reza Rad from New Zealand.   Reza will be kicking off the week with the most requested topic…Best practices around implementing Row Level Security with Power Bi and Greg will be delivering one of the most popular modules…


DSC Position Request with Standard Horizon GX2200 and Lowrance Link8

One of the challenges of using VHF is when discussing fishing secrets you are sharing them with the entire world. DSC Calling can briefly solve this by enabling you to call a particular person and having them automatically switch to an obscure channel (by default #6) -but this conversation is still in the “open” and as most boats scan all…


How to create dynamic titles for a specific report using parameters

Earlier in the week i presented a webinar on: “What is new and exciting in Power BI” and presented how to add parameters to a set of reports.  In the Q&A i saw a couple of people asking about how to update their report titles based on parameters.  For instance in the Dashboard in an…


Free Power BI Webinars week of 7/17: Using Power BI to provide Team Foundation Server Dashboards and Power BI Mobile – Answering Your Business Questions

Next week brings you two exciting webinars. As per the tradition the first is from a noted industry expert showing people how to track their development efforts with Power BI and the second webinar from the Power BI mobile development team showing their latest features including and best practices.   Using Power BI to provide…


$150 Power BI training -Sacramento July 22nd (SQL Saturday Precon)

During the community webinars the most common question asked is:   Where do i find Power BI training? The standard answer is the EDX class by Will Thompson:  https://www.edx.org/course/analyzing-visualizing-data-power-bi-microsoft-dat207x-1.  Unfortunately this isn’t an instructor led course, which is what most people want; so when Angel Abundez and and the folks at DesignMind mentioned they are…