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...

Getting the Scent of Reporting Services Mobile Reports

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) to date has focused on paginated printable pixel perfect reports and offers class-leading capabilities for that format.  Reporting Services reports really havn’t changed that much since the beginning, but that’s a strength too, with Reporting...

Power BI as a Taste Testing Tool

Interactive reports are built with Power BI Desktop or Power BI Cloud. Power BI Desktop is a trendy visual data discovery application with eye popping visualisation candy, and coupled with cloud, an unprecedented accessibility for far reaching collaboration.   It generates...

Power B.I. and Reporting Services Symmetry Across the Cloud

As Microsoft continues to harmonise offerings across cloud and On-Premise, we will see alignment of technologies and tools across all parts of the BI platform – for now however Power BI is cloud (not fully On-Premise) and Reporting Services is On-Premise with the ability to jump...

Harmonising Report Types with Microsoft Power BI and Reporting Services

Microsoft intends to standardise reporting content types across Microsoft on-premises, cloud and hybrid systems. Microsoft’s reporting path forward focuses on four report types and Performance Point provides a fifth, the cousin that everyone forgot about: Interactive Reports with...

Create DAX Query DataSet for SSRS 2016 Mobile Reports

If you are early adopter of SSRS 2016 and is excited to create Mobile Reports against your Tabular Model or want to migrate from DataZen to Reporting Service 2016 Mobile Reports, you will struggle to find any documentation on how to create DAX query based DataSet. Create...

Healthy Decisions for New Zealand Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health, New Zealand, is the Government’s principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders. The data and information architecture supporting the National Screening Unit depended on agility and...
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