Creating an Aging Report Using a User-Selected Date in Power BI

April 16, 2019 Christopher Collier

In today’s modern reporting landscape, there is an expectation of the business users we serve: Self-service of any and all information, for whatever time period, efficiently and in real-time. Now, as we (the builders of business intelligence solutions) know, this is a high bar to achieve. In a recent Power BI blog post, I outlined […]

How to Minimize Data Load Size for Tables in Power BI

November 28, 2018 Ashley Alston

Credera’s Analytics and Business Intelligence team recently partnered with a large manufacturing company to modernize their reporting ecosystem. After carefully analyzing their current state and future needs, we decided to replace their current solution of SQL Server Analysis Services cubes and pivot table reporting in Excel with a modernized data warehouse and Microsoft Power BI. […]

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 […]

Credera Sponsors SharePoint TechFest Houston

October 3, 2016 Morgan Eseke

Credera is proud to sponsor the 3rd annual SharePoint TechFest Houston. SharePoint TechFest will be held at the NRG Park on October 12, 2016. This one-day conference is the premier SharePoint conference in Houston, Texas. This year’s compelling break-out sessions will focus on converging Azure, Office 365 and SharePoint Technologies. Bryan Plantes, Senior Manager in Credera’s Analytics and Business Intelligence […]

How Power BI Saved My Fantasy Football Draft

September 14, 2016 Bobby Pennington

It’s that time of the year again. The weather is starting to change, collegiate polos are showing up in the office, and Tony Romo is out with an injury. Football season is clearly back in America, and along with it comes fantasy football. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, 57.4 million people played fantasy […]

Using Cortana, Power BI, and SharePoint to Make Data-Driven Decisions

April 25, 2016 Bryan Plantes

Your organization is constantly faced with new challenges. What new product lines are going to be your next best dollar of investment? Where are your customers located, and where would be the next best region to put a brick and mortar location? Let’s face it—most of us haven’t made decisions like this before. And if […]

Credera to Present at SharePoint TechFest 2016 on Leveraging Cortana, SharePoint and Power BI

March 22, 2016 Morgan Eseke

Credera is proud to sponsor the 8th annual SharePoint TechFest Dallas. SharePoint TechFest will be held at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX on April 6, 2016. This one-day conference is the largest SharePoint conference in the Central Region of the United States. This year’s 25 compelling break-out sessions will focus on converging Azure, […]