5 Reasons Power BI Users Should Participate in Makeover Monday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Makeover Monday is a weekly social effort to help everyone in the data visualization community. Working primarily from data.world and tweeting with the hashtag #MakeoverMonday, this community strives to steadily improve the quality of data analysis and visualization at the individual and community level. There’s even a new book that grew out of the weekly…

R Pivot Table custom visual for Power BI - DataVeld

New R Packages Available in Power BI Service

Reading Time: 3 minutes Microsoft recently updated the R version for Power BI Service and installed numerous additional R packages. For comparison, I posted the then-current list of packages back in July 2017. If you use R in Power BI Service, definitely see what’s available in the screenshots at the end of this post. Hopefully the Power BI documentation…

Power BI Firefly Glow - Mapbox - DataVeld

Firefly Cartography in Power BI

Reading Time: 1 minute A few days ago, John Nelson (b/t) posted an article on the ArcGIS Blog entitled Steal This Firefly Style Please. In the post, he shares his Firefly style for ArcGIS. Inspired by that post, I attempted to recreate this glow effect in Power BI. While the required gradient setting is not currently available using ArcGIS Maps…

Use SVG Images in Power BI: Part 1

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my recent BlueGranite post on Bookmarks, I demonstrated how you can employ Power BI’s HTML Viewer custom visual for data-driven images. In a series of two posts on the DataVeld blog, I’ll demonstrate additional ways to use the HTML Viewer with dynamic, vector-based images: Part 1 (this post) – How to use and modify SVG…