Choosing Charts

Happy new year! Quick post today to let you know about some new content on the site. In my work to visualize data and provide reporting solutions, I have both encountered the sometimes daunting task of choosing a chart and been asked about how to choose a the correct chart.…

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M / Power Query: Table.HasColumns()

The Challenge Recently, I have been using Power Query to scrape data from web pages to load into Power BI for some side projects (more to come as these are completed, hint hint). The data from the web pages is good but inconsistencies do exist. Sounds like a pretty normal…

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SQL Saturday Nashville 2020

Earlier, I had the privilege and honor of speaking to a full room at SQL Saturday Nashville on Applying Visual Design Best Practices in Power BI. Thank you to everyone who attended, you were fantastic! The slide deck is below: Applying Visual Design Best Practices in Power BI 01-18-20

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Why Start a Blog?

Before answering that question, let's start with a short backstory. 6 years ago I began to feel stuck in my job. Through prayer, discussions with family and friends, and study, I learned the importance of self education. I discovered a desire to make the company I was working for better…

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