Archive: August 2020

  • Speaking at Data Platform Summit

    I’m delighted to have been selected to speak at the Data Platform Summit (DPS), a virtual conference from 2nd to 4th December 2020, with Data, Analytics and Machine Learning content around the clock for a global audience. I’ll be presenting a session on “Machine Learning in Power BI”, exploring various methods of accessing Machine Learning functionality within the Power BI world, including text analytics, prediction…

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  • How to block the creation of a classic workspace in when a new MS Team is created!

    There is now a new tenant setting for Power BI admins to prevent users from creating classic workspaces in Power BI! This includes from places like MS Teams! Hurrah! If you’re a Power BI Admin you can now enable ‘Block classic workspace creation’. To do this go to the portal and click the ‘settings’ icon in the top right hand corner of the screen. Click on ‘Admin portal’ and then locate and…

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  • My experience in obtaining an MCSE

    Background I have recently completed my MCSE in Data Management and Analytics, and I wanted to share my experience of working towards and passing the exams that have led to me getting this MCSE. In this post I will cover some of the challenges I faced and provide some tips and advice, hopefully others following the same certification path, or other paths, will find this useful. I am a business intelligence developer at Purple Frog, I have…

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