Using Microsoft Power BI Q&A to ask about a specific field in a column

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hanging out with the Microsoft Modern Excel and Power BI user Group. We were talking about Q&A and discovered, together, a method of asking about data based on the value of a specific column. While using the Q&A feature of Microsoft Power BI, I have done things like “Show me the revenue where the state is MN” but I had asked in this method. We were looking at revenue by Customer Age when someone wanted to know if I could call on a range of ages. The answer is yes, and here are the results. Also, check this group out, they are super cool!

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hanging out with the Microsoft Modern Excel and Power BI user Group.  We were talking about Q&A and discovered, together, a method of asking about data based on the value of a specific column.  While using the Q&A feature of Microsoft Power BI, I have done things like “Show me the revenue where the state is MN” but I had asked in this method.  We were looking at revenue by Customer Age when someone wanted to know if I could call on a range of ages.  The answer is yes, and here are the results.  Also, check this group out, they are super cool!

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Author: Belinda Allen

Belinda Allen (Microsoft MVP) is both a Microsoft Certified Professional for Dynamics GP (MCP) and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). She is also the co-founder of Smith & Allen Consulting, Inc. (www.saci.com), a business management software consulting firm for over 24 years. Belinda began implementing ERP systems so long ago that Windows was not an operating system, but an application. Larger businesses used old Main Frames with monitors that were Green and Black and smaller business did accounting by hand. Having seen the evolution that has taken place over the years from pieces of paper to analytics, Belinda still gets excited every time she helps a business improve. Belinda is also well known for her Blog www.BelindaTheGPcsi.com. Her blog is about sharing really useful information about the product quickly and succinctly. She has earned the nickname GP CSI because she excels at reviewing GP problems and figuring what went wrong and why. With followers all over the Globe she is able to share knowledge and achieve her mission: “To Improve the Lives and Business Success of my Followers.” In her time off, Belinda enjoys sailing, woodturning, crochet/knitting, sewing/quilting, reading and playing the ukulele (Belinda often participates in Ukulele Jams in NYC.)

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