Category Archives: PowerBI

MS Build 2018 – Day 1 Announcements

Yesterday was BUILD 2018 Day 1. Fully-packed keynotes with many demos and alike announcements. In this post I would like to summarize some of them (the more data platform related ones): Data is and will be one of the main … Continue reading

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How to activate your Power BI Pro (MSDN benefit)

o you have an MSDN subscription? Do you know that there are several benefits included in those subscriptions like one Power BI Pro license? And the best is – it’s for free (at least for some of the subscription levels)! For … Continue reading

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Show Dataset Parameter Values in Power BI Reports

Dataset Parameters are a way to bring some sort of dynamic into your Power Query datamodelling in Power BI. For my blog post about  Modifying Parameter values in  I was looking for a way to display the value of a parameter … Continue reading

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Modify Parameters for Datasets published to

Parameters are a very nice example of getting more dynamic into your Power Query for building your Power BI datasets. Until recently, the configuration of parameters published to was a “little” bit annoying. To change a parameter value, you … Continue reading

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Power BI Report Server March 2018 is available

Waking up and getting the info that there is a new version of Power BI Report Server available.. I like those days.. 🙂 The announcement post lists the improvements that are added to this new version: Some of my highlights … Continue reading

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Speaking at the first #DataBISummit in Dublin

It was that kind of “Wohooo” reaction when I got the information that I will speak at the first DataBISummit in April (24-26) in Dublin. As the agenda is not officially announced yet (stay tuned for it) – I will not … Continue reading

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Check your Instance name when configuring Power BI Report Server

Today during a training session at PassCamp we encountered a small little thing to remember when configuring Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) on a server that already has SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) installed. When starting the Report Server Configuration … Continue reading

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