Posts tagged: Community

Power BI Dashboard in a Day Training by Catapult Systems (Arizona and Colorado)

Join Catapult Systems on Thursday, January 12 (Tempe, AZ) or Tuesday, January 17 (Denver, CO) for Dashboard in a Day (DiaD), a comprehensive training session to help you understand and explore Power BI as a solution for business data collaboration. DiaD is an introductory-to-intermediate course designed to accelerate your Power BI experience with practical, hands-on training. Register now to attend one of these events!

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Congratulations to this month's Featured Data Stories Gallery submissions

Last month we put out the call for submissions using retail data -- along with other topics that interest you -- for the Data Stories Gallery, and we got some fantastic entries! Congratulations to the grand winner and runners-up. Want to see your work become a Featured story? Post it to the Data Stories Gallery, and then tweet a link with the hashtags #powerbi #datastory. At the end of each month we’ll review all tweeted stories, and choose several to become featured. Featured stories will be selected for telling a compelling story, being original and creative, and effectively using Power BI.

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5 most popular questions from the Power BI Ask Microsoft Anything event

A couple of weeks ago, the Power BI Team held its first Ask Microsoft Anything event, and it was a fantastic success! We received several pages of questions on the AMA community forum, and for over an hour a mixed group of Power BI Program Managers, Marketing Managers, and Developers answered them all. If you missed this event, we’ve collected the five most popular questions and answers below. Don’t see your question? Keep an eye out for the next AMA event and get your answer live!

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Congratulations to this month's Featured Data Stories Gallery submissions

Last month we put out the call for custom visual submissions -- along with other topics that interest you -- to the Data Stories Gallery, and we got some fantastic entries! Congratulations to the grand winner and seven runners-up. The inspiration topic for December is "retail": show us a great data story with any kind of retail data and win a Power BI t-shirt and badge of recognition!

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Community in action: the Annik Power BI Challenge

The Community plays an invaluable role in extending the reach of Microsoft Power BI and its capabilities through the palette of custom visuals. One of Microsoft’s preferred suppliers for Business Intelligence solutions, Annik, has been driving advanced Power BI capability across its organization and for the benefit of its customers, using an internal community-focused approach including training, champions and culminating with a competitive contest. Learn about their event, and see some of the unique visuals created during the Challenge!

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Congratulations to this month's Featured Data Stories Gallery submissions

Last month we put out the call for education-themed submissions -- along with other topics that interest you -- to the Data Stories Gallery, and we got some fantastic entries! Congratulations to the grand winner and six runners-up. The inspiration topic for this month is "mystery": show us your best data story about haunted houses, Sasquatch sightings, and other spooky data!

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Return of the Dashboard Makeover Webinar!

Back in May we held one of our most popular webinars ever: a live Dashboard Makeover to review, revise, and improve entries from our Community. This month, we're doing it again! Ask the experts at Microsoft and find out if the visual design of your work is helping to project your data story, or just creating confusion. Attend the live webinar on October 13, 2016 to see how our Power BI pros turn dashboards and reports from standard to shiny, sharing insights more efficiently and making a bigger impact on your audience.

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