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Content by Charles Sterling

Background Images not appearing in Power BI Desktop (Dashboard in a Day Training Update)

Finishing up the University of Washington Data Visualization course last night and wanted to show the students how powerful and easy using a background image can be for creating stunning reports.  (For great examples of this in action please see http://Powerbi.tips/layouts). This technique is something we also highlight  in our core training called “Dashboard In Day”…. Read more

Connect with the Microsoft Power BI Team at Power Summit Phoenix October 15-18 in Phoenix, AZ

            Bringing all the local user groups together for collaboration, networking and hands-on learning opportunities You’re invited to join Microsoft at Power Summit Phoenix, held October 15-18 in Phoenix, AZ at the Phoenix Convention Center. Hosted by the Power Platform User Groups, this inaugural event blends special access to Microsoft leadership with credible peer-to-peer knowledge… Read more

Webinar 8/16: Building a KPI Scorecard w/ Custom Visuals in Power BI with Reid Havens

Back in the control room with local favorite and Power BI User Group leader Reid Havens covering  Building a KPI Scorecard w/ Custom Visuals in Power BI. In this week’s webinar, Reid will show us that, knowing the right visuals or DAX to build out a high level scorecard report can be challenging. Learn about some… Read more

Webinar 8/10: Derive actionable insights using real-world visualizations to your Power BI dashboards using Visio

As you know the Visio custom visual for Power BI has been preview for a while.  This webinar is to announce and discuss the general availability of this exciting new offering. Where:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lnuYjgLzxc When:  8/10/2018 10AM PST About the presenter:  Shakun Grover is a Program/Product Manager in Microsoft for an enterprise software application (Microsoft Visio) in Microsoft… Read more

8/2 Webinar: See how PowerApps and PowerBI can provide school teachers the apps with reports they need by Daniel Christian

Join Charles Sterling and Daniel Christian as Daniel covers how PowerApps and PowerBI can provide school teachers the apps with reports. Session Abstract: Education should be the #1 priority and school teachers should be provided all the tools they need. PowerApps, Flow and Power BI can be part of those tools. In this webinar Daniel… Read more

7/19/18 Webinar: Next Generation Location and Data Analysis using Mapbox and Power BI

Join me as I connect with Sam Gehret and walk through how Mapbox and Power BI can use location data to tell your story using next generation maps.   Where: http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Webinars-and-Video-Gallery/Next-Generation-Location-and-Data-Analysi…   When: 7/19/18 10am PST   If you are not familiar with Mapbox, it is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. They provide… Read more

University of Washington Data Visualization Course special lecture/industry showcase

I must admit i was pretty honored when asked to host the last semester of the Data Visualization Course for the University of Washington.   In addition to meeting some really cool people I will be the first to admit I probably learned more from the experience than the students in preparing for the lectures!   (For instance i now know… Read more

Salmon fishing Washington with some of the Power BI MVPs

In a couple of days a a bunch of the Power BI MVPs are in town for the Microsoft Business Applications Summit.  While here i offered to take some of them (Mike Carlo, Seth Bauer, and Phil Seamark) out Salmon fishing and a couple of weeks ago Phil asked me how we will be fishing. While… Read more

7/12 Webinar: Text Analysis in Power BI with Cognitive services with Leila Etaati

Leila is back with me and in this webinar we are going to do a preview of her Microsoft Business Applications Summit session: Text Analysis in Power BI with Cognitive services with Leila Etaati Data that we collected always is not about numbers and structured data. In any organization, there is a need to analyze… Read more