Shannon Lindsay

2022 Week 17 | Power BI : Create a Custom Theme

Introduction Welcome back to color month! It’s our 4th color-focused challenge and in stark contrast to Kerry’s week 14 challenge, we’re using loads of bright colors! This week we’re creating a custom theme using the color palette of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This challenge was inspired by a Makeover Monday challenge – take a look …

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2022 Week 12 | Power BI: Build a Slicer Panel

Introduction Welcome back to Workout Wednesday – we’re glad you’re here! This week, we’re continuing on with our project management theme. We’re tracking project progress using data generated from Microsoft Planner. Using Power BI with Planner (as opposed to using the inbuilt charts) enables us to both customize visuals and to view more than one plan at …

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2022 Week 06 | Power BI: Key Influencers

Introduction Welcome back to Power BI #WorkoutWednesday – we’re now in week 6! If you’re joining us for the first time, welcome! There are no dependencies on previous weeks – you’re welcome to jump right in with this week’s challenge, where we’ll use AI in Power BI to get an understanding of key influencers of …

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2022 Week 02 | Power BI: Simplified Custom Page Navigation

Introduction Welcome back to Power BI #WorkoutWednesday – week 2! We had incredible participation last week and are so excited to dive in this week with custom page navigation. If this sounds familiar, it’s because we did a similar navigation challenge back in November 2021. In a fortunate turn of events, the Power BI team …

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2021 Week 45 | Power BI: Create a Custom Navigation Experience

Introduction We hope that you had a lot of fun last week re-designing Spencer’s report! This week we’re also focusing on design and creating a custom navigation experience using bookmarks and buttons.  I am looking for a new place to live and stumbled upon the 2017 State of American Well-Being report. This PDF report details community well-being …

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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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