Dynamically switching axis on visuals with Power BI

An interesting visualization pattern I have seen is that some customers want to be able to switch the axis on the chart dynamically using a slicer. Let’s take a simple model like this: where I want to be able to dynamically change the axis of my chart to be Currency, Country or Region using a slicer. Today that is not possible out of the box because you cannot have a single slicer crossing different table.... Read more

Using CUSTOMDATA and SSAS with Power BI Embedded

Another Power BI embedded blog post while I have a playground up and running. Often when you want to use SSAS with Power BI embedded you have a “authentication issue”. Power BI and SSAS both leverage AD so that means that any user you pass from Power BI to SSAS needs to be known in AD. Now that is great in enterprise scenario’s where this usually is the case (and even required) but for ISV’s... Read more

Filter data based on a comma separated list using CALCULATE and PATHCONTAINS, even with external models!

Another interesting question I got this week kind of extends on the previous blog posts where I used disconnected slicers to filter data  but this time instead of having the data already in the model the request was to allow to write a filter based on a comma separated list. So off we go again into the DAX rabbit hole  Read more