The Find An MVP Power BI Report: A Dynamic Way To Promote Your Work

Being presented with the MVP Award is a great achievement. It helps you to build your personal brand, make new connections, and bolster your reputation as an accessible community leader.   Now, Data Platform MVP Gil Raviv has created a new, dynamic way to promote your strengths. It’s what he calls the Find an MVP Power BI report.  “Instead of having their potential clients searching for…


Gain Some Insights From These Awesome MVPs With The Friday Five

Restoring Internet Explorer Favorites From an Invalid UE-V Package Andreas Stenhall is a solution architect based in Stockholm, Sweden. His expertise is primarily in the modern workplace, based on Windows 10 and EM+S. He he’s spoken at conferences such as TechEd in the US and Europe, written a couple of books on the Windows client management…


Friday Five: Showcasing Work From Five Technical Leaders

The Power BI Pitfalls Series Gil Raviv is a Microsoft MVP, Analytics Group Manager at Avanade, and a blogger at DataChant. As a former Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel Product team, Gil led the design and integration of Power Query in Excel 2016. Gil is a highly skilled software development lead with 17 years of experience in…


We’re Back With The Friday Five!

Channel 9: Developing Windows 10 UWP APP – A Programmer’s Guide to IoT Bilal Amjad is from Lahore, Pakistan. He’s the at CEO Attrayant Designs Pvt Ltd, a software development company. He’s also a founder of instacare, a healthcare company that’s known for being Pakistan’s first instant health care solution.  Follow him on Twitter @mbilalamjad2.         …


Around The World With MVPs: UK Power BI Summit

Last week’s Diversity and Inclusion blog series announcement outlined that as technical leaders, MVPs can play a significant role in pushing for a more inclusive culture within our program. This means featuring technical experts with different perspectives, and making sure everyone feels accepted as part of the tech community. Data Platform MVP Jen Stirrup is doing…


Secure an Asp.Net MVC multi-tenant Power BI Embedded hosted in an Azure Web App

Editor’s note: The following post was written by  Microsoft Azure MVP Frank Boucher as part of our Technical Tuesday series. James Chambers of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the editor for this piece.  Power BI gives us the possibility to create amazing reports. Even if it’s great to be able to share those reports from…


Get ready for the weekend. We’re here with the Friday Five!

5 eBooks on Data Science and Analysis! Sergio Govoni has been a software developer for almost 20 years. He received a Computer Science degree from Italy State University in 2000. He’s since worked at Centro Software, which produces an international multi-company ERP on the Windows platform. At Centro Software, Sergio currently serves as Technical Lead…


Using The R Visual in Power BI

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Data Platform MVP Mark Wilcock as part of our Technical Tuesday series.   Financial regulators are unreasonable people – at least that’s the impression those of us who report a banks’ risk numbers to them would have you believe. Not only do they demand daily reporting but…


Primer on Power BI (Business Intelligence)

Editor’s note: The following post was written by SQL Server MVP Mark Tabladillo Power BI is new and emerging self-service business intelligence and business analytics framework that brings together and enhances key Microsoft technologies: Office SQL Server Azure SharePoint This document provides links and introductory information for Power BI.  My analysis is more useful for the…