Shannon Lindsay

2021 Week 42 | Power BI: Icon Map

Introduction Welcome to week 3 of mapping month! The Workout Wednesday Power BI team is focusing on maps and geospatial data in Power BI. There are several different maps available in Power BI as default and custom (AppSource) visuals.  Last week we explored how to implement custom maps from Mapbox into Power BI. This week we …

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2021 Week 35 | Power BI: Infographics

Introduction Have you ever wondered what’s in that fancy coffee drink you ordered? Me too! Let’s take a look using an infographic in Power BI. In this week’s Workout Wednesday we will be creating an infographic using the PureViz custom visual. I had loads of fun creating this and cannot wait to see what you …

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2021 Week 29 | Power BI: Let’s Watch the Olympics!

Introduction This week we are collaborating with Preppin’ Data to get a close look at the schedule for the 2020 Olympic Games! We’re also collaborating with the Tableau team and we invite you to take a look at both challenges! With the opening ceremony 2 days away, we thought we’d visualize the schedule in our own time zone. We encourage you …

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2021 Week 25 | Power BI: Unicode Characters

Introduction This week we are building on Meagan and David’s challenges using the Nobel Prize data. We’re also continuing on our customization journey and will have a bit of fun using unicode values. Unicode is a standard numeric value that represents a character, which can easily be transformed into a character in Power BI using a bit …

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2021 Week 21 | Power BI: Time Intelligence

Introduction The Power BI Workout Wednesday team has decided that May is made for DAX! Each challenge this month will require some DAX in the solution. For this week’s solution we are going to practice DAX time intelligence functions, looking at the housing market in the US state of Connecticut. Time intelligence functions allow you to …

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2021 Week 9 | Power BI: Forecasting and Anomaly Detection

Introduction Welcome back for Week 9 of Workout Wednesday, Power BI edition. If you’re joining us for the first time, welcome! You can jump right in this week, where we’ll be exploring our data in Power BI.  For this week’s challenge are going to use anomaly detection and forecasting to gain a deeper understanding of what’s going on now …

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