As always, another month means another great update of Power BI from the Microsoft team. The new updates are full of cool features ranging from report features, visual updates, to modeling changes. Some are simpler, while others are a big change in the Power BI universe. In this blog post, I will take an in-depth look at some of the updates this month while also referencing other updates. NOTE: It may be helpful to have had some exposure to Power BI before continuing to read this.
Report building in Power BI to some, is viewed as a work of art. To be a successful report builder, you should not only think about the design of the report, but should also focus on how the solution will be viewed in different aspects by the end-users. In this blog post, I will be exploring some of these ideas and how to think more about the end-users.
How easy is it to see an update in Power BI? Well, it’s easy to see posts about what is being changed or added, but it may be more difficult to understand the changes and know what they will do. Reading something and understanding something are two completely different things. In this blog post, I’ll take an in-depth look at a few of Microsoft's latest updates to the Power BI platform. It may be helpful to have had a fair amount of exposure to the Power BI platform before reading this post.
We all know that there are certain risks when it comes to working virtually, away from the office. There are genuine concerns about the reduction in productivity, lack of employee engagement, and plenty of chances for miscommunication. While there are plenty of pitfalls, it is important to consider the pitfalls as opportunities for improvement. Believe it or not, productivity not only can be sustained but improved while employees work virtually. Before I answer how productivity can be improved, we must take a look at the causes of communication failures, according to 4 Common Communication Failures (And How to Fix Them). As this article points out, there are 4 main types of communication failures: