My Top 5 Microsoft Power BI Blog Picks
posted by Truong Nguyen
on Jun 20, 2019
Power BI was launched in 2016 and quickly became the leading business analysis tool. Power BI gives life to numbers, helps managers better understand data through charts, and brings organizations together with its collaborative sharing features. However, it takes some work to use Power BI competently, so there are many blogs out there created to educate people on using the tool effectively. As a Power BI user myself, here are the top five blogs I use and would recommend.
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Run by David Eldersveld, a Microsoft MVP, DataVeld provides information about Power BI ranging from basic to advanced. The topics are diverse – you can read about data visualization, Maps, and Power Query, to name a few – and there are many useful tutorials. Moreover, this site also has great Power BI samples for your reference.
4. Chris Webb’s BI Blog
Chris Webb has been blogging about Microsoft BI for more than 10 years. He is truly a prolific writer, as is evident by his 1,000+ articles and impressive publishing frequency (he shares about 2 or 3 posts per week on his blog at https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/. His topics cover a wide range of topics, including Power BI, Power Query, DAX, and Azune Data.
3. Kasper On BI
Kasper de Jonge is the owner of https://www.kasperonbi.com and is also an active member of Microsoft’s product development team. He shares his findings and knowledge through his blog, which focuses on Power BI, Modelling, DAX, and Microsoft BI. He has some great articles on his site on topics such as currency conversion in DAX for Power BI and SSAS, and how to monitor/audit Azure’s analysis services.
2. Excelerator BI
Excelerator BI is owned by Matt Allington, a Microsoft MVP who specializes in Power BI, Power Pivot, and Power Query. With his impressive knowledge of Power BI, Matt guides you on integrating Power BI into your business with great efficiency. Readers can easily follow along, as Matt always inserts pictures, GIFs, and videos into his articles. Moreover, the well-organized website with the “Categories” column will help you easily find the topic(s) in which you are most interested.
1. Microsoft Power BI Blog
This site is the official Power BI blog of Microsoft. With the contribution of many authors who are mostly senior managers at Microsoft, new blog posts are added to this site three to four times a week. The professionals at Microsoft walk you through interesting and helpful topics while also providing the latest news about new updates and features.
Bonus: The NIFTIT Blog
At NIFTIT, not only do we provide IT solutions for businesses, but we also write tech articles about Power BI and other topics to keep you in-the-loop about amazing tools that can support your organization. At this time, we have more than 200 articles about business platforms to share with you, so you will have no problem finding helpful info about Power BI, SharePoint, Office 365, and other Microsoft topics. Feel free to check it out and leave us some feedback!
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