On Retiring from the Microsoft MVP Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the past three years, I have had the immense privilege to be considered a Microsoft MVP for the Data Platform. With the next re-award cycle approaching, I’ve made the difficult decision to retire from the MVP program. The MVP award opens many doors and is meant to recognize each MVP’s unique contributions to their…

Organizational Custom Visuals in Power BI

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the February Power BI Desktop and a recent companion Service update, you now have the option to add a customized collection of visuals for users. Companies may easily distribute their own or their favorite custom visuals to an entire tenant using Organizational Custom Visuals. This allows for rapid delivery of proprietary visuals without having…

New Map Styles in Power BI

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Power BI team recently added additional map styles for the Map and Filled Map that make them a more attractive option for data visualization. Alongside the Road and the Aerial themes, Power BI now has options for Light, Dark, and Grayscale. What do these options add, and why should you care? As I have…