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!
Renaming and Hiding Fields in Microsoft Power BI
Microsoft Power BI allows for the hiding of fields in Report Mode. In this Tiny Tip video, I will show you how hiding fields affect Q&A and DAX.
Today’s DAX Expression:
Customer and Class = Customers[Customer Name] & " " & Customers[Customer Class]
Using Q&A to assist in User Adoption of Microsoft Power BI
User adoption of any application is a “Hard road to Hoe”. Sorry, the southerner in me breaks out every now and then. In this Tiny Tip video, I’ll show you how to make a Microsoft Power BI report page, that will help end users have control over what they see.
Creating Suggested Questions in Microsoft Power BI Q&A
If you have ever used the Microsoft Power BI Q&A visual, you know it creates “Suggested Questions” for you based on your dataset. In this Tiny tip, I’ll show you have to create your own list of suggested questions, ones that are relevant to you and your users!
Using Synonyms in Microsoft Power BI Q&A
The Q&A is a super cool visual in Microsoft Power BI. In this Tiny Tip I will show you how to add synonyms to your data fields so Q&A can recognize different terms that end users may enter. For example, what if you call your customers “Guests” or “Clients”? If you do, this tip is for you!