All posts by Grant Gamble

Using Power BI Dataflows to Centralize Data Preparation

Power BI’s new dataflows allow the centralization of data cleansing and transformation operations, greatly reducing inconsistencies and duplication of effort across organizations. Instead of connecting

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Using Relationship Columns to Kickstart your Data Modelling

(In this blog post/tutorial, we will use a database called “Event Sales”, which you can download here. If you wish to follow along, you will need to download and UnZip the .BAK file, then use it to

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The Smart Way to Pass the MCSA: BI Reporting

To obtain your MCSA: BI Reporting you need to pass two exams: 70-778 (Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI) and 70-779 (Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel). I took the 70-778 last year;

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Microsoft Confirm Excel’s Role in Business Intelligence with MCSA Exam 70-779

Microsoft’s MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solution Expert) and MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solution Associate) qualifications do not normally include an assessment of an IT pro’s ability to use Microsoft

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Nested IFs and Russian Dolls

Excel Online Training When they hear the term “nested IFs”, a lot of people will visualize a structure whereby you have one parent IF statement with several IF statements nested inside it; and this

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Combining LEFT, SEARCH and VLOOKUP

Excel Online Training To complete this tutorial, you will need to download and UnZip the following file from GoogleDrive; it contains two versions of the workbook used in the tutorial: the start version

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Connecting to Web Page Data in Power BI

As well as retrieving data from a web URL, Power BI also allows you to retrieve data from within the web page itself. In this tutorial article, we will see how easy it is to connect to online data and

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