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Pivoting Text Data Using Power Query - It is very common to need to transform data from one “shape” to another “shape” before it can be used inside Power BI for analysis (although many beginners don’t realise this).   One such example is shown below, where the data in the table on the left hand side needs to be transformed into the table […] Read More
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Power BI is an Enigma, so What to Do? - Power BI is an enigma.  On the surface Power BI is an alluring product that promises to change your world of data analytics for the better – and indeed it can and will.  But sitting just beneath the surface, hidden from view, is the reality that there are many things you must learn if you […] Read More
PASS Business Analytics Conference 2016 – San Jose CA. - I am writing my blog post this week from San Jose, California USA live from the 2016 PASS Business Analytics Conference.  For the benefit of those of you that are not familiar, PASS is the Professional Association for SQL Server.  Each year PASS holds a Business Analytics Conference – it is the premier conference for […] Read More
Brisbane and Sydney Training – it’s not too late to register - PowerPivot for Excel Live Training in October I have 2 training events scheduled in October and it is not too late to register. Brisbane – next week Mon 12th and Tues 13th October This one is next week, but there are still a couple of places left if you have time to attend (despite a late […] Read More
Adelaide and Sydney Power Pivot Training – Early Bird closes soon - There are 2 Power Pivot training courses scheduled for the end of this month Sydney on Thurs 23/Fri 24th of July Adelaide on Mon 27th/Tues 28th of July. Early bird pricing with a saving of $200 off the normal price is closing in less than 2 weeks time. Power Pivot is a revolutionary technology from […] Read More
Sydney Power Pivot Training just 2 weeks away - The next Power Pivot Training course from PowerPivotPro University in Sydney is just 2 weeks away.  There is still time to register and come along and learn new skills that will make you more productive and effective in your daily job role.  Those people that have completed the course tell me that Power Pivot is one […] Read More