November 2023 I presented my session “Storytelling & Power BI – Creating Power BI reports that connect with different audiences.
By creating a Power BI dashboard that is free of clutter, audience comprehension is greatly improved. Providing more relevant information can significantly enhance the understanding of visual data.
A burndown chart is a data visualization that can benefit project managers, BI/IT teams, and stakeholders. It shows hours spent, planned, and remaining hours (the line in the visual), giving you immediate insight into whether the project is on track, delayed, or at risk of exceeding the budget.
A few months ago Microsoft introduced the new NETWORKDAYS DAX functions. This function is really helpful to calculate working days excluding the weekend (which you can choose yourself since not everyone has weekends on Saturday and Sunday).
Map visualizations in a (Power BI) dashboard are a great way to provide deeper insights into data containing geo information. Power BI offers several map visualization.
When creating a dashboard you may want to provide extra information for visualizations (for example when the definition of measurements is specific). Instead of putting additional text on your dashboard, you can also use a button, image, or shape. When the user hovers over it the explanation can be shown as text. This way you can provide further information without too many extra steps.
An easy way to create a heatmap in Power BI is using the Matrix visual in combination with conditional formatting. I will show you how you can create a visual like this.
Recently I participated in a data visualization challenge where I used one bar chart in Power BI to visualize as well the top 3 and bottom 3 products in a table.
Here you can find the steps I took to get the chart!
Describing the august 2022 feature: conditional formatting for data labels in Power BI. Providing examples for inspiration.