Journey to PowerPivotPro: Reid Havens

Published on: PowerPivotPro

Article by: Reid Havens

My Story, My Journey, My Passion

Buckle in folks, this is going to be a long and engaging article. As we enter 2018, I realized that I’m approaching the one-year anniversary of my first blog post here at PowerPivotPro! So many things have happened since then. I’ve traveled across the US as a BI Trainer, co-developed with some of the world’s biggest companies, and a few months ago was given the position of EDITOR here at P3. Given all that’s happened I thought it appropriate to take a step back, reflect, and share my story of how I got here.

Posted on January 16, 2018 .

Power BI: Transforming A Report From Good to GREAT!

Published on: Power BI Video Gallery

Video by: Reid Havens

Failing to deliver a well-designed Power BI Report is perhaps the most common reporting pitfall. What good is quality data if it is not presented in a way that is meaningful or easily understood? Someone without any prior knowledge should be able to quickly understand a report without explanation and be quickly drawn to the key elements you want them to view.
Posted on November 30, 2017 .

Power Query (M)agic Part 3: Divide & Conquer

Published on: PowerPivotPro

Article by: Reid Havens

Welcome back P3 Nation! By now we’re in full swing with this Power Query (M)agic series, three posts and counting! You’re now knowledgeable enough about Power Query (if you read Part One and Part Two, anyway) that I want to throw some cool techniques at you involving M code. The time has come to take off the metaphorical training wheels, dive into the deep end, leave the nest, take a leap of faith (boy does this guy love idioms…), because frankly you are READY FOR IT“I know it, you know it, everyone knows it.”

Posted on November 9, 2017 .

DAX Reanimator Series: Top Performers using SUMMARIZE

Published on: PowerPivotPro

Article by: Reid Havens

Welcome back P3 nation, today I’d like to demonstrate some exciting ways to show Top Performing “things” using DAX. Most of what we’ll discuss has been covered before in previous posts written here at PowerPivotPro. Rob has extensively covered the topic of Top Performing “things” in not one, not two, but THREE previous posts! So today I want to start us off by reviewing these awesome techniques, and taking a look at how to some of those practices can be used in a Power BI report.

Posted on September 28, 2017 .