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Showing actuals and forecasts in the same chart with Power BI

In budgeting reports, a common requirement is to show future sales forecast and actual sales volume on the same line chart. This article describes how to achieve this goal using DAX. Read more »


DAX Guide

Last classes of 2018 / new dates for 2019!

Last seats for 2018 classes:

Mastering DAX London - Nov 20-22 Last seats
Mastering DAX Miami - Dec 3-5 Early Bird Expiring
Data Modeling New York - Nov 28-30 Last seats

New dates for 2019 announced: Chicago, Atlanta, Vancouver, London, Amsterdam, and other dates/cities coming soon!



Latest news on Business Intelligence

• PASS Summit 2018 streaming on PASStv
This week there will certainly be some news at PASS Summit. Keynotes and selected sessions will be streamed live on PASStv. If you are after Power BI, watch Power BI: The Future for Modern and Enterprise BI on Thursday, November 8, 3:15pm Pacific Time. Link for streaming should appear in the conference home page. Visit now »
• Power BI export to Power Point is generally available
The export to Power Point feature in Power BI is now generally available and no longer just in preview. The official announcement comes with an anticipation of future directions: e-mail subscription and export to PDF. Exciting or boring news, depending on your need to support static formats. Read more »
• Custom and certified connectors for Power BI
The custom connectors for Power BI can now be certified and distributed by Microsoft, so that it is not necessary to authorize its execution through security settings. Read more »
• On-premises data gateway October update
The October version of the data gateway include enhancements to custom connectors (which are the topic of the previous news) and the classical alignment of the mashup engine monthly release. Read more »
• Calling the Power BI REST API from Microsoft Flow
You don't have to be a developer to use the Power BI REST API. Chris Webb shows how to use them from Microsoft Flow. Interesting for Administrators, open-minding in general. Read more »