The Definitive Guide to DAX Book

Data Import Best Practices in Power BI

When you create a data model in Power BI, you should consider how to properly use naming convention and what columns to include, in order to improve usability and performance. This article provides a quick list of best practices valid for both Power BI and Power Pivot.

Filter Arguments in CALCULATE

A filter argument in CALCULATE is always an iterator. Finding the right granularity for it is important to control the result and the performance. This article describes the options available to create complex filters in DAX.

Time Intelligence in Power BI Desktop

Time Intelligence 01 - sample YTD

In Power BI Desktop (as of February 2016) you have to use DAX to apply calculations over dates (such as year-to-date, year-over-year, and others), but you do not have the Mark as Date Table feature. This article describes which scenarios are impacted and the possible workarounds.

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