Month April 2020

Q&A in Power BI

Enabling Self-Serve Analytics with Q&A in Power BI

Hey everyone, Today I want to talk about Q&A in Power BI. Imagine typing a question like “what were sales in 2019?” and instantly getting an answer. This is actually already possible to implement in Power BI, and in this video I’ll show you how to set it up yourself. This seems to be a lesser known feature of Power BI, but it’s incredibly powerful…

Creating Interactive Python Visualizations With Plotly and Pandas

Jupyter notebooks make it incredibly easy to rapidly prototype vizualizations and work with data. In this example I wanted to show how you can also make interactive data vizualizations with the Plotly Python library. For the data sourcing and transformations I will use pandas library. I was absolutely blown away with how little code it took for me to set up some more advanced interactive…
Create Power BI Data Alerts

Creating Data Alerts in Power BI

Hey everyone, another quick video today! This time I wanted to showcase how you can set up automated data alerts in Power BI. Once you set these up, you will be notified by email and through the notification center on PowerBI.com when a KPI goes above or below a specific threshold. If you’d like more documentation on how to do this, please see the Microsoft…