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2022 Week 38 | Power BI: Create a Waterfall Pipeline

Introduction Welcome back to Workout Wednesday! This week we’re collaborating with the Tableau team to create a waterfall pipeline using Salesforce data. Lorna Brown, the creator of the challenge is attending Saleforce’s Dreamforce conference, hence the nature of the challenge. We’re building a waterfall chart using the Simple Waterfall custom visual by Datanomy Limited. This week’s workout can be done in …

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2022 Week 37 | Power BI: My First Deneb

Introduction I sit back every week and watch the other amazing members of the #WorkoutWednesday Power BI team go through Deneb challenges like it’s nothing. The visuals are fantastic, the customizations are intriguing, but the truth is – I’ve never done a Deneb visual! Until this week that is.  If you’re like me and have …

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2022 Week 31 | Power BI: Connected Scatter with PlotlyJS

Introduction This week for Workout Wednesday we are getting familiar with the PlotlyJS visual by creating traces and annotations for a connected scatterplot.   Connected scatterplots are a cross between a scatterplot and a lineplot whereby two numeric variables are connected by a third ordered variable (often time).   The below graph created with the …

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2022 Week 28 | Power BI: Error Bars

Introduction Welcome back to Workout Wednesday! If you’re joining us for the first time, welcome! We present you with a challenge, a dataset to recreate the challenge, and a solution video or file. You can use these challenges to build your skills and your portfolio! This week we’re exploring the error bars feature in Power …

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2022 Week 27 | Power BI: Navigating Hierarchies

Introduction If you weren’t aware, June was Music Month and Kerry Kolosko gave us a brilliant visualization of Beatles tunes using Charticulator – you can check out the challenge here.    This week we are going to be recreating a recent Tableau challenge from Sean Miller that was featured in Week 11 of this year’s Tableau …

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2022 Week 22 | Can you switch between KPIs?

Introduction Even though May is Tableau Redo month, we took a quick break from the month’s theme last week to check out the amazing new Power BI feature, Field Parameters. The week before last, Kerry Kolosko worked her usual magic to recreate a Tableau dashboard, make sure to check it out here. This week we are …

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2022 Week 21 | Power BI: Field Parameters

Introduction May is Tableau Redo month, so if you haven’t checked out last week’s report by Kerry Kolosko, make sure to check it out here. Most of the challenges this month have been Power BI remakes of previous Tableau Workout Wednesdays, but this week there was a really big release for the newest version of …

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2022 Week 11 | Power BI: Project Budget Tracker

Introduction Your challenge this week is to create a Project Budget Tracker leveraging the IT Spend Analysis example dataset available to everyone in Power BI Service.  We decided to keep the project management theme going this week with this take on tracking how your project is following the budget.  If you did not do last week’s challenge, I …

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2022 Week 08 | Power BI: Can you make a Gantt Chart?

Introduction This week we are creating Gantt Charts in Power BI. It is not required to do all 4 variations, choose one of the options that interests you the most. Each option increases in time and/or experience level. Requirements QUICK MODE Import data Import the Microsoft Gantt Chart from AppSource Place Project Category in the …

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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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