Topic: Power BI

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The new data modeling book for Power BI and Power Pivot users

In the last few years, I and Alberto Ferrari assisted many users of Power Pivot and Power BI who wanted to create their reports using these tools and were struggling with getting the desired numbers from their data. The first approach of an Excel user  Read more

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Avoid measure and column with the same name in #dax

I recently wrote an article about duplicated names in DAX to highlight a possible case where you can have a measure with the same name of a column. This is not a good idea, mainly because the syntax to reference a measure and a column is identical, and  Read more

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Unexpected side effects of table filters in #dax

One of the side effects that you might not expect from a table filter in a CALCULATE statement is the removal of an existing filter. In reality, this is a condition that happens when you write an explicit CALCULATE in a row context, because the table  Read more

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Mark as Date table in Power BI #dax #powerbi

One year ago I wrote an article describing how the time intelligence DAX functions work in Power BI (I just updated the article including the example described below). In a recent event in Sydney I observed a strange (or at least unexpected) behavior  Read more