Power BI in SharePoint Looking Good

This week, the Reporting Services (SSRS) Technical Preview gets released for download.   Not only does this allow you to embed Power BI Reports inside a Reporting Services Native Mode Report Server, but you can embed them inside SharePoint 2016 web part pages too.  And this goes...

Power BI Goes Gangsta with On-Premise Preview

A Technical Preview of Power BI in SQL Server Reporting Services is now available in the Azure Datacentre.  Following, a release will be available to download and use.  The Update allows Power BI Reports to be viewed inside Reporting Services Native Mode Report Manager.   If...

Bathurst 1000 – It’s Go for Girls and Nissans

The Bathurst 1000 is a 1,000 kilometre touring car race held every year on the Mount Panorama Circuit, in Bathurst New South Wales, Australia, Oi, Oi, Oi.  During the off season, the circuit, is actually open to the public, driven daily by locals and tourists alike.  It is...

Why Power BI Needs to Run on Android Tablets

Broken Hill, Australia… was the backbone of the country during two world wars producing ingredients for materials, employment, memories and lifetimes for many…  Now a stark but beautiful place to visit, the best steak in the country, and home of Priscilla Queen of the...

Power View is Dead… So Why Won’t Power BI let it Die ???

Read an official Microsoft Power View page and you will see that “Power View is an interactive data exploration, visualisation, and presentation experience that encourages intuitive ad-hoc reporting”.     Power View reports actually look pretty sweet too… there...

Power BI Desktop on Mac OS X

Possibly my favourite Macbook ever is the trusty mid 2012 edition model.   This portable and powerful unit is still very current, supporting Thunderbolt and USB 3, powerful processors, decent battery life, popular 13 inch size and upgradeable to 16Gb of memory, ideal for running...
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Power BI Gateway: There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

Perhaps you have faced this error: “There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” while connecting to SSAS (Analysis Services) for the first time in Power BI via Gateway. In this post I will show you two possible solutions: Active...

Making Power BI Mobile Your Default Report Delivery

Your business is agile, up and coming, and thrives on real time decision making.  Forget about everything you know about traditional reporting for a minute, and imagine having at your fingertips,  a unified mobile app to deliver insights any way, anywhere and from any device,...

Embracing the Changing Skies of Power BI

Power BI is at the top of the hype curve right now, and everyone is taking about it from operational decision makers through to the CEO as a one size fix-all.   Power BI has a few coloured skies: Power BI Desktop, Power BI Cloud and the lovely Power BI Mobile app. But if your...
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