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  • Reporting & Data Visualization Summit 2022
    EnterpriseDNA Reporting & Data Visualization Summit 2022 Later this month Enterprise DNA organises the Reporting & Data Visualization Summit 2022. Over 5 days, 25+ training sessions for everyone working with Power BI. And in this case it is really for […]
  • 9½ Tips for awesome visualizations in Power BI
    Our colleague Michel had the honour to talk about his passion: effective data visualization in Power BI. Really excited to share his story with the audience, but also with anyone else who tries to get most out of their Power BI visualizations.
  • PowerGantt Chart for Power BI
    In the Microsoft Power BI Blog post of April 2022 we got the opportunity to share our latest visual: the PowerGantt Chart. Here you have our contribution to the Power BI Blog.
  • Strip Plot for Power BI
    In the Microsoft Power BI Blog post of March 2022 we got the opportunity to share some exciting updates in our Strip for Power BI. Here you have our contribution to the Power BI Blog. Most charts will force you to summarize […]
  • Merged Bar Chart for Power BI
    In the Microsoft Power BI Blog post of February 2022 we got the opportunity to share some exciting updates in our Merged Bar Chart for Power BI. Microsoft has included this visual in the exclusive Editors Pick list. Here you have our […]
  • Updated Shielded HTML Viewer
    In the Microsoft Power BI Blog post of December 2021 we got the opportunity to share some exciting updates in our Shielded HTML Viewer. Here you have our contribution to the Power BI Blog.
  • Lollipop Bar Chart
    Standard bar charts are ideal for showing a single measure per category. You can easily compare each of the categories with the rest. However, if you have larger number of categories (>10) in a bar chart it is possible the chart itself becomes “heavy”. The coloured bars will fill large part of the chart surface. To avoid this clutter one can use the Lollipop Bar Chart for Power BI as an alternative.
  • Win a FREE license of the Editor’s Pick September 2021
    This month is your chance to win a FREE license of the Lipstick Bar Chart. The Power BI Editor’s Pick this month. Download and review it NOW.
  • Control Chart XmR for Power BI
    The Control Chart XmR now supports both the Wheeler and Nelson rules sets for visualising your Process Control Charts.
  • Dumbbell Bar Chart for Power BI
    The power of the Dumbbell Bar Chart: showing both values and the difference between them.
  • Cycle Plot for Power BI
    The Cycle Plot is a special line chart developed to show seasonal time series. It helps you to visualise trends within seasonal data.
  • Power BI Visual: Merged Bar Chart
    On the surface the Merged Bar Chart has a lot of similarities with small multiples. The key difference is the way these charts allow you to compare values. The Merged Bar Chart focusses on comparing multiple measures (like Player Value, Monthly Wage, clause, etc.) within one specific categorical variable (i.e. Soccer players).
  • Power BI visual: SMART KPI List
    One important goal of any well designed dashboard is to inform its readers by creating one overview of all KPI’s. This requires a compact and effective way to display them all together. The SMART KPI List is created specifically for this purpose.
  • Shielded HTML Viewer
    In the February 2021 post we got the opportunity to introduce our Shielded HTML Viewer to the Power BI community: the first and only certified HTML viewer for Power BI
  • XmR Charts In Power BI
    In January 2021 I had the opportunity to talk with Stacey Barr, THE specialist in evidence-based leadership and organisational performance measurement. We spoke about the XmR chart in general and about our Power BI Custom Visual named Control Chart XmR.
  • Custom sort orders in Power BI
    Sorting data is straightforward at first glance, but comes with some interesting caveats.
  • The Strip Plot
    In the december 2020 edition of the Microsoft Power BI Blog we got the opportunity to introduce our Strip Plot to the Power BI community.
  • Small multiples and the Merged Bar Chart
    When one set of bars simply isn’t enough