• Integrate Power BI with Microsoft Teams

    Integrate Power BI with Microsoft Teams

    Quick post about a feature you might not be aware of; Power BI can work within Teams! Why integrate Power BI with Microsoft Teams? Integrating Power BI with Microsoft Teams can: Enhance collaboration: Teams can share, reference and discuss insights from Power BI reports, directly within the context of their conversations. Improve accessibility: Reports and dashboards can be easily accessed within Teams, eliminating the need to switch between…

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  • Deployment Pipelines in Power BI and Fabric

    Deployment Pipelines in Power BI and Fabric were released in public preview way back in May 2020 and then made Generally Available in September 2020. Even with how long they have been out, I rarely see them talked about when they are a very handy tool for Developers to ensure reports and Fabric content are safely moved between workspaces. Plus it provides some helpful tools for collaborating with other developers. Let’s look into how…

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  • Introduction to Power BI Project Files

    Power Bi project files were showcased as an exciting upcoming feature by Microsoft for Power Bi. Developers can finally smile as it allows significantly easier collaboration with other developers and source control within Power Bi. We’ll go through a brief introduction to Power Bi Project files.     How to get a Power Bi Project File At the writing of this blogpost they are currently in preview and can be accessed via the ‘Preview…

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  • Power BI – Recalculate / Refresh a Calculation Group

    In Power BI, when working with calculation groups, they will often need to be recalculated when certain changes are made. You will end up with this error message if you use a calculation group that’s been changed in your Power Bi Report: The query referenced Calculation Group Table ‘Calculation Group’ which does not hold any data because it needs to be recalculated or refreshed.   Thankfully, the solution to this error is quite simple…

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  • Power BI – Visual to show filters that have been applied to a report

      Most PowerBi reports will use slicers to allow the user to filter and interact with the visuals they have. But in practice, users may forget what slicers have been applied. It’s inconvenient to have to look through each slicer, potentially across multiple pages, to see what filters are being used on the report. Therefore, it is not user friendly. We need to show every filter that has been applied in one convenient place. Thankfully,…

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