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10 performance tips to speed up your Power BI reports

10 performance tips to speed up your Power BI reports

Arriving at work and the first thing you do is opening your Power BI report and going for a coffee while waiting for the report to render. Seems familiar?Well, it shouldn’t. Your reports should render instantly, especially if there is a large or C-level audience consulting them on a regular basis. Luckily enough there are […]

Governed Corporate Power

Governed Corporate Power

Best wishes and many Data Insights.  Oleon, my client, is at the forefront of the growing market of natural Chemistry. As lead of the Analytics team at Oleon it is my desire to provide useful easy-to-read business driven reports. In a previous article I’ve been pondering on the question SAC vs Power BI ao visualization. Now, […]

Managed Big Data: DataBricks, Spark as a Service

Managed Big Data: DataBricks, Spark as a Service

The title accompanying this blog post is quite the mouth full. This blog post will explain why you should be using Spark. If a use case would make sense, then we will introduce you to the DataBricks product, which is available on Azure. Being recognised as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant, emphasizes the operational […]

Power BI Governator

Power BI Governator

There’s no denial that Power BI has been maintaining a steep growth since its release in 2015 in terms of capabilities. Consequently, the same positive trend also applies to its community and user base, shifting greater priority towards the art of Power BI governance. Nowadays, companies begin to feel the struggle they’re up against when simultaneously trying […]

Having Power BI on SAP BW using a gateway?

Having Power BI on SAP BW using a gateway?

With the on-premises gateway, you can directly connect to your SAP BW system. This allows you to refresh the reports that are in the Power Bi cloud solution. The gateway is very simple to set up. However, if you are not from the US, you will run into one of the following errors.  Unable to […]

Keep those Power BI reports in (source) control!

Keep those Power BI reports in (source) control!

While self-service is an easy way of creating and changing existing reports, organizations may struggle with version control of the reports that are published to a Power BI service. We’ve often heard the sentence “Sh**, I’ve overwritten one of my important reports!”. Yes, this problem can also occur to experienced developers and even consultants of […]

5 Tips for Power BI/Analysis Services to improve the use of Excel

5 Tips for Power BI/Analysis Services to improve the use of Excel

Wow, you may recall our previous post ‘5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI’, its popularity needed us to upgrade our webservers. Luckily we run on azure and could easily scale up  Don’t fear, we are more than happy to provide you with five (5!) additional tips to improve your BI environment. In […]

5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI

5 tips for Excel users when connecting to Power BI

Excel is not dead! We often notice organizations starting their self-service / Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) project by stating the goal ‘getting rid of Excel’. We at Lytix do agree that ‘standardized reporting’ (= same report on a timed schedule with the same manual transformations) should as much as possible be automated. On the otherhand, […]

Lytix’ Power BI 360° Certified: Uplift your Power BI game

Lytix’ Power BI 360° Certified: Uplift your Power BI game

We want you to attend! Hello analytics enthusiasts! Lytix organizes four (4!) free meetups that demonstrate to you the 360 degree process of using Power BI within an organization. After completing the four hands-on session, you’ll be granted the ‘Lytix 360° Power BI’ certification.  Are you ready to become a Power BI expert? Then make […]