This is episode 110 recorded on July 25th, 2019 where John & Jason talk to Anna Chu from Microsoft about all of the opportunities available for community participation at this year’s Microsoft Ignite Conference.
This is episode 109 recorded on July 18th, 2019 where John & Jason review some community news, and John interviews Reid Havens of Havens consulting about the Power BI community, consulting in the Power BI world, and template apps.
User Voice Picks
It would be great if Power BI could read files in AVRO format from Azure Blob Storage
Text attributes can be ‘searched’ within report slicers. However, integers cannot. For example, if someone wants to quickly find and slice by a Customer Id, it is very cumbersome right now – lots of scrolling. A simple search by Customer Id (as an integer) within the slicer would make it much faster and a better user experience
This is episode 51 recorded on June 7th 2018… where John & Jason talk about news in the Power BI space, the Power BI Developer community update for May, and some twitter shenanigans.
News & Updates
- Subscribe others to Power BI Reports – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/subscribe-others-to-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi/
- The Death Star black bot pattern in the SPC18 Twitter feed
- SSRS in the Power BI Service – getting ahead of ourselves.. – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/april18/power-bi/service/sql-server-reporting-services-ssrs-reports-power-bi-premium
- TOP 25 ENTREPRENEURS IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Power BI Developer community May update
This is episode 50 recorded live on May 21st 2018… where John & Jason talk the announcements & other things happening at the SharePoint Conference North America in Las Vegas.
Facebook Live show: https://www.facebook.com/bifocalshow/videos/255860991644964/
- Power BI Insights baked into lists
- Was that a modern BDC built in?
- 3D editor site of course
- SP2019 – still waiting on deprecation statements for PP and PP4SP
- Our tutorial…. What were people looking for?
This is episode 49 recorded on May 15th 2018… where John & Jason talk to Liz Sundet, Office Servers & Services MVP from Minnesota, about the upcoming SPCNA Conference in Las Vegas next week and some news related to the upcoming GDPR deadline.
Liz is a Microsoft Office Servers and Services MVP and is involved with multiple areas of the business as a consultant for SharePoint and Office 365. Her work includes a variety of aspects from developing strategies to aid in collaboration, identifying best practices for SharePoint and Office 365 to run efficiently and working with multiple teams on identifying needs and areas of improvement. Liz loves a challenge, so everything from a business problem to troubleshooting an error in a system is just another learning opportunity. As a trainer and international speaker, she hopes to inspire others to learn something they can apply to their own work immediately. When she is not working in SharePoint or traveling, you may find her in a variety of activities as diverse as she is: playing music, riding motorcycles, training her dog and even a craft or two. You can follow her on twitter @percusn
Three Must Have SharePoint Workflows with Microsoft Flow Level – Vlad Catrinescu
5 Simple Ways to Improve Business Productivity with SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Flow Level: 100 Stephanie Donahue
Take a Chance and Hire that Fine Arts Major Liz Sundet
SharePoint Server 2019: A First Look – Bill Baer & Hani Loza
Get the Facts from your SharePoint Site with Analytics, Then Improve It! – Liz Sundet
Understanding Office 365 Usage Reporting – Scott Hoag
Keynote – SharePoint and OneDrive connect your workplace – Jeff Teper, Seth Patton, Omar Shahine, Dan Holme
Be a SPFx Ninja: with these Performance, Debugging, Logging and Telemetry Tricks! – Andrew Connell
Developing SharePoint Framework Web Parts with Power BI Embedding – Ted Pattison
Using Flow and Azure Functions to Customize your Site Design – Dave Feldman
Mastering Modern Authentication and Authorization for SharePoint and Office 365 Applications – Eric Shupps
This is episode 43 recorded on March 8th 2018… where John & Jason talk to Charles Sterling who runs the MVP Program for the PowerApps, Flow, and Power BI about his experience working at Microsoft, his view of the Power BI Community in the larger Power*s world, and non-NDA stuff about MVP Summit.
Who is Chuck Sterling?
Charles Sterling joined Microsoft from being a marine biologist working for United States National Marine Fisheries doing marine mammal research on the Bering Sea. He started out at Microsoft supporting Excel and moved through a couple of support teams to being an escalation engineer for Microsoft SQL Server. Taking his love for customers (and diving), Chuck moved to Australia as a product manager and developer evangelist for the .NET Framework. In 2008 he moved back to Redmond as the Visual Studio community program manager and just recently moved to the Power BI team to continue his community passion and looking after the Power BI influencers and MVPs.
- Chuck on Twitter
- Power BI Support
- Power BI User Voice
- Nominate an MVP!
- There are 167 Power BI MVPs now!
- Find your User Groups
- There are ~180 Power BI User Groups now!
- EdX Course
- Power*s Community Programs
This is episode 31 recorded on January 9th 2018… where John & Jason talk about the January features updates to Power BI Desktop, some things they noticed in the Desktop client, and some User Voice submissions.
–Show and hide pages
–Control data label background color for Cartesian and maps visuals
–Increase area used for axis labels in charts
–Bar/column padding control
–Show dates as a hierarchy (preview)
–Add an anchor date for relative date slicer
–Top N selection in Q&A
Power BI Desktop things of note
-Windows Store download was behind the blog post
SharePointalooza\North American Collaboration Summit
March 2-3, 2018
March 26-30, 2018
SharePoint Conference North America
May 21-23, 2018
Use discount code WHITE for $50 off
European Collaboration Summit in Mainz, Germany
May 28-30, 2018