Intro to Power BI Aggregations

This article introduces the Power BI User-defined Aggregations feature. It includes a walkthrough example (with video) showing how to configure and test a simple model to use this feature. If you have not used Power BI User-defined Aggregations before, need a refresher or reminder, or are just keen to understand how to configure, this article Continue reading Intro to Power BI Aggregations

Visualise your Power BI refresh – in real-time

Introduction I recently wrote an article showing how you can visualise a dataset refresh using Power BI. It was a pretty cool way to show some of the internal workings of what otherwise is a black box. The idea from my earlier article uses SSMS Profiler to run a trace against a database hosted in Continue reading Visualise your Power BI refresh – in real-time

Use Visual Studio Code to create Power BI External Tool

For this article, I want to share a way for you to create your own Power BI “Helper Tool” and register it as an external tool in Power BI. This article carries on from some of my recent articles on how you can use Visual Studio Code to help automate specific tasks by taking advantage Continue reading Use Visual Studio Code to create Power BI External Tool