Best of the October 2018 Power BI Release

October 29, 2018     News & Events

Microsoft’s October 2018 release of Power BI is available. We give you our take on the tricks and the treats handed out in this month’s version: the feature roadmap, search in filter cards, DAX editor improvements, availability of composite models and aggregations in the BI Service, data profiling in the query editor, and fuzzy matching.


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Manually Scrubbing Data in Excel Is Bad for Your Analytics Health

July 14, 2017     Business Strategy & Perspectives

It is estimated that companies waste over $60 billion annually by manually scrubbing data in Excel just so it can be used in a visualization tool like Tableau. Not only does this practice waste time and money, it isn’t scalable. It leads to inaccuracies, redundancies, performance limitations and security issues. The answer is to automate these data transformation processes and store the data in a data repository.