This is episode 103 recorded on June 7th, 2019 where John & Jason talk about the Microsoft Community, plans for the Microsoft Business Applications Summit, a few bits of news, and some recent helpful blog posts from John.
Please add a OneDrive data source option in Power BI.
It is incredibly frustrating that Power BI does not come with a
OneDrive for Business option baked in and is especially strange since OneDrive
belongs to Microsoft. It seems like this would have been present in the
application from Day 1.
Having to manually locate a file outside of Power BI, identify the
correct URL for the file in a OneDrive account, and then having to plug that in
to Power BI is unnecessarily convoluted and is particularly difficult for new
Power BI users to manage.
How many times have you dragged a field onto another field by
mistake and have it create a hierarchy?
It happens quite often. Usually I am trying to drag the field to the
Visualization pane but fail to hold the mouse button. And lo and behold it
creates a hierarchy. (Which I then have to delete. But sometimes I do not even
notice that I accidentally created a hierarchy).
It would be nice if a prompt came up, asking if we want to create a
This is episode 81 recorded live at SharePointFest Chicago on December 6th, 2018 where Jason talks Andrew Connell, co-host of the Microsoft Cloud Show and Instructor & Entrepreneur at Voitanos.io, about Azure AppInsights & developing for proper analytics.
Over the years Andrew has proven himself time & time again as an experienced technical trainer and course author. Building on this vast experience, he is excited to bring it direct to you to provide the ideal learning experience.
Voitanos is where you’ll find Andrew’s self-hosted video-based on-demand technical training courses and educational resources.
The only place to stay up to date on everything going on in the Microsoft Intelligent Cloud world including Azure and Office 365.
Whether you are new to the cloud, old hat or just starting to consider what the cloud can do for you this podcast is the place to find all the latest and greatest news and information on what’s going on in the cloud universe. Join long-time Microsoft aficionados and SharePoint experts Andrew Connell and Chris Johnson as they dissect the noise and distill it down, read between the lines and offer expert opinion on what is really going on. Just the information … no marketing … no BS, just two dudes telling you how they see it.
is episode 73 recorded on October 22nd, 2018 where John & Jason talk to
Chris Finlan, Senior Program Manager for Power BI at Microsoft, about the Power
BI Report Server, Paginated Report in the cloud via Power BI, and much more.
This is episode 65 recorded on September 11th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to Microsoft MVP and Regional Director Reza Rad about Reza’s Power BI background, and our joint meetup at Microsoft Ignite.
Reza Rad is an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 15 years’ experience in databases, programming and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for seven continues years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is author of Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star and some other books. He is training and consulting on Microsoft BI and Data Analytics technologies.
This is episode 59 recorded on July 31st, 2018 where John & Jason talk about SharePoint Saturday NYC, sessions for Microsoft Ignite, and interview Will Thompson from the Power BI Desktop Team at Microsoft.