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2022 Week 46 | Power BI: My Second Deneb

Introduction During week 42’s community month challenge brought to us by Thys van der Westhuizen – Thys built on my week 37 challenge – My First Deneb. For that week’s challenge I built out three basic bar charts using Deneb visuals, and subsequently, Thys continued to build a few more amazing visuals in his challenge. …

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How Brits met their partners

2022 Week 45 | Power BI: Ribbon Chart (Advanced)

Introduction Another Deneb visual this week – creating a custom Ribbon Chart.   This ribbon chart takes on a slightly different form than the ribbon charts you may be used to. This ribbon chart is focused on highlighting the change in rank and proportion of response types between the first and last dates of a …

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2022 Week 42 | Power BI: Deneb Custom Visuals

Introduction I was recently asked by Rob Saunders if I would like to assist with a #WorkoutWednesday PowerBI challenge. To be seen in the same crowd with Kerry, Shannon, Meagan, Spencer, and Rob is such an honour. Cue the onset of imposter syndrome. After that feeling passed, Rob and I decided to continue with the …

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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 36 | Power BI: Split Violin Plot and HTML

Introduction Another PlotlyJS visual this week – creating a split violin plot. We’ll be comparing male and female dating preferences collected from speed dating events between 2002-2004. EXTRA CREDIT – For those with a little more time on their hands, an extended workout challenge is included; conduct your own data analysis and create a data …

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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 26 | Power BI: Polar Plots with Charticulator

Introduction June is Music Month and this week we are getting arty with Charticulator. In our previous Charticulator challenges, we designed with cartesian plots, spiral plots and tried our hand at nested charts. For this challenge we use a Polar Scaffold to visualise songs segments by time/duration.   This challenge presumes some Power Query experience. …

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2022 Week 20 | Power BI: Pie Matrix Tableau Redo

Introduction May is Tableau Redo month and this week we will be recreating Tableau #WoW2019 Week 45 by Luke Stanke.   Requirements Filter the data up until November 6th, 2021. Create a matrix showing region and last 7 days (up to November 6th, 2021). Create SVG Measures to build a doughnut chart that shows the …

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2022 Week 18 | Power BI: Remake this Tableau budget burndown chart

Introduction For the month of May, we are remaking Tableau visualizations with Power BI. Although the visuals made by the two tools may be similar, the calculations and formatting options are a bit different. This makes some things easier in one tool compared to the other. If you use both Power BI and Tableau, feel …

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2022 W16 | Power BI : Quadrant Plot with Jitter

Introduction Your challenge this week is to create a Quadrant Plot. It should include different colors in each quadrant and the points should be jittered to try and reduce data overlap. Please note, that it is not expected to create the quadrants, quadrant lines, and color change by selecting any individual data point (if someone figures out how …

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