Power BI DirectQuery: Automatically Refresh Less Than Every 15 Minutes

April 3, 2018 Bryan Plantes

Power BI is an extremely user friendly and flexible analytics, reporting, and dashboarding tool. In the past two years, I’ve witnessed the massive adoption of Power BI by my clients and in the marketplace, often replacing more expensive tools due to its ease of use and low barrier to entry. Project Challenge As with any […]

Is Your Data Visualization Impactful?

March 1, 2018 Kathryn Bashour

About two years ago, I started a project to review a large health system’s existing reporting as part of an operations optimization initiative. My client counterpart navigated through the first dashboard in the health information system and introduced the top two charts, saying, “Don’t pay attention to these—I’m not sure why they’re included in this […]