Another great update to an already awesome tool.

From the video description:

This month we are very excited to integrate our Q&A experience into the reporting canvas, offering a whole new way to create your visuals. We are also updating our bookmarking preview with new features that provide you much more flexibility. A highly requested feature, the ability to drill to filter other visuals on the page, is also coming out this month. You can take advantage of several new connectors and major updates to existing ones.

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Show Notes

Frank and Andy talk with Kira Wetzel about girls+data, running, Harry Potter, and the stream of consciousness.

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Notable Quotes

  • Frank’s home improvement (2:15)
  • Kira’s LinkedIn profile (4:00)
  • Girls and Data (4:30)
  • Data Point: Girls and Data at SQL Saturday Charlotte (5:12)
  • Tableau (6:00)
  • SAP = “Say a Prayer” (9:30)
  • Tourist-y stuff (12:00)
  • “Quaint” (13:00)
  • “Data found me.” (13:30)
  • TI-99, Q*bert, and BurgerTime (16:40)
  • Girls and Data (18:45)
  • “Try your vegetables” (22:00)
  • Andy is right here… (22:15)
  • Shoutout to SQL Cruise (Now Tech Outbound)! (26:15)
  • Richmond SQL Saturday is 24 Mar 2018 (29:00)
  • Running, sleeping, and eating (30:30)
  • Girls on the Run (31:20)
  • Technology is literally changing the world everywhere you look. (32:05)
  • VR Vacations (33:55)
  • A stealthy Microsoft Store visit… (35:45)
  • Running calms the mind. (38:15)
  • @girlsanddata (39:00)
  • Stream of Consciousness and the Harry Potter question, again (41:00)
  • Kira listens to Data Driven (42:45)
  • Is “novitiate” the name of a young wizard? (44:00)

The November 2017 updates see conditional formatting get a major update with the ability to control the color based on rules.

If you have a slow data source, there are now report options that help limit the number of queries that are sent to the source.

Finally, there are several new formatting features, including cell alignment for table and matrix, and precise control over the order of overlapping charts on reports.

Adam from Guy in a Cube has a great PowerBI roundup video he just published.

Check it out. Links below the video.

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