The Power BI Community Webinar Series enables sharing of best practices and the best community sessions through a medium that is available to you regardless of your location.  

This week we merge best practices and best in show presentations by one of the most sought after Power BI authors and presenters, Paul Turley. Register now!

DAX best practices from the field by Paul Turley

While you may not familiar with the term “DAX” you probably have already been using it!  DAX is the Data Analysis Expressions language, and library of functions and operators are shared across Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, Power Pivot in Excel, and Power BI Desktop. DAX enables users to define custom calculations in calculated columns and measures, and is designed to work with relational data and perform dynamic aggregation. Presenter Paul Turley has been trolling user groups, conferences, other authors and industry experts for the DAX best practices that will help you get started and save you time!

In this session Paul will start with exploring DAX language fundamentals and calculations, and go into some tips and tricks for defining and using key performance indicators and natural language to get insights from your data.  

When: May 31 1:00PM

Where to register: http://aka.ms/communitywebinar

 

 

About Paul Turley

Paul is a Mentor for SolidQ and a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the Microsoft Data Platform, specializing in BI reporting, data modelling, analytics and data visualization solutions.  He’s an active member of the Business Intelligence and SQL Server community, and Director of the Oregon SQL user group.  He lives with his family in “sunny” Vancouver, Washington.  He has been architecting, managing and developing applications and business intelligence solutions since 1992; with experience in many industries including healthcare, manufacturing, logistics, education, government, retail, insurance, finance, software, technology, entertainment and communications.  Paul has developed custom database, BI and reporting solutions for many large and small organizations throughout the world.  

Paul has authored several BI books including his most recent one, Professional SQl Server 2016 Reporting Services, published by Wrox Press. To see what Paul is up to please visit his blog: https://sqlserverbiblog.wordpress.com/