How to show the sum of non-selected categories grouped together as “Other” category in visuals

I recently came across an interesting problem regarding how you can show the sum of values of certain selected categories as separate bars in a bar chart - but with the sum of all the non-selected categories being grouped together…

Create a basic Date table in your data model for Time Intelligence calculations

In this blog post, I am going to show you how you can quickly add a very basic Date table to your model. You might be wondering - why do you need a Date table? A Date table is very…

Illuminate KPI cards with new shadow feature and conditional formatting

The May 2020 Power BI update (which was released today, May 19th, 2020) has a new feature that allows you to set a shadow around your visuals. I had a little bit of fun testing out this feature; I used…

Transform Data in Power Query using the Unpivot and Pivot Functions

As you know, we can get data in all forms and shapes and sometime it's simply NOT possible to use the data directly as we receive it. In these cases, Power Query comes to our rescue to help us shape…

Dynamic title/measure based on what is NOT chosen in a #powerbi Slicer

A few months ago, a very interesting question was posted on the Power BI community forum and I had the opportunity to work on it. Finally, I have the time to write a blog post about this so that we…