I've just posted a new video over on our YouTube Channel. In our Training we often get questions about the structure of Power BI, how do Dataflows and Datasets fit together, when do I need a Gateway, and how does automatic refresh work with these structures? The answer is that it's complicated. Power BI is growing and now there are many ways to connect, store and report on data. So I thought the best way to explain this was with… Read More
Power BI Licences, what is Premium Per User ?
My blog post "Power BI Free vs Pro and Premium", detailing the differences between the Power BI licences is extremely popular. It seems many people want to know how the licensing works. In truth it's fairly simple, Free gives you most facilities, but not sharing, Pro allows sharing with other Pro users and gives the main facilities most users need, and Premium is for large organisations with Big Data and a large number of users who can then user Free… Read More
Sentiment Analysis in Power BI, analyse text reviews and a Premium tip.
Power BI is great at analysing numeric data. Numbers like values, costs, stock holdings and averages can all be worked up into informative charts and visualisations. But what if your data isn't like that? What if your data is more textual, like product reviews, staff evaluations or survey results? How can you visualise that data with Power BI ? This post explains how you can work with that sort of data in Power BI using the AI Insights in Power… Read More