Connecting to On-Prem data from Power BI Preview

I tried out connecting to On-Prem data source from Power BI Preview tenant in Office 365 and got it working. So sharing some tips on the areas where I needed to double check or sought help.BTW  , the steps that I followed to get it working are at (1) To get to Power BI admin…

Try the Preview version of Power View HTML5 in Office 365 Sites.

When you create an Excel 2013 workbook with Power View sheets, you can save it to SharePoint Online in Office 365. Workbook readers can then view and interact with the Power View sheets in that workbook in brwoser. Currently, by default Power View renders the Silverlight version. We have recently added a switch option which…


Microsoft’s unique approach to Business Intelligence and Big Data Videos

Microsoft’s unique approach to Business Intelligence and Big Data A Growing World of Data – Part 1 of 4 The World of Big Data – Part 2 of 4          Big Data Get Ever Bigger  – Part 3 of  4 Microsoft and Big Data…Worlds Collide – Part 4 of 4

Time Zones in Tabular Model

If you are building a tabular model for  global audience in multiple time zones and your data involves time information, then this post may provide some approaches on dealing with different time zones. The AS Engine has a simple type system which does not support datetime with time zones. So it is up to the…


Calling for Power View users in Northwest

I am looking to connect with Power View Users in North West region to arrange for a day in the life of Power View usage session.  Let me know if you use Power View for your business and located in Seattle / Portland/ Vancouver region.