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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 challenges. …

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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 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 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 10 | Power BI: Risk Matrix

Introduction Your challenge this week is to create a Risk Matrix with some supporting visuals.  We decided to keep the project management theme going this week.  If you did not do last week’s challenge, I highly recommend you checkout Kerry’s Gantt Chart challenge, here.   For this challenge, I looked at a lot of possible ways to create a …

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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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2022 Week 01 | Power BI: Sparklines!

Introduction Welcome back to another year of Power BI #WorkoutWednesday! We hope you enjoy the challenges that we are going to present you this year. To get this year started off right, this week’s challenge will be introducing you to a feature that was released in the December 2021 Power BI Desktop release, sparklines. I’ve …

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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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