Microsoft Lists debuted in 2020 and they are a (yet another) great way to organize list-based data. Now, when someone says data, I think Power BI. Obviously, we’ll want to… Continue reading Using Power BI with Microsoft Lists
Keep your Power BI SharePoint reports current with Microsoft Flow
Power BI is without question the best way to report on data in SharePoint lists. The query tools available in Power Query make working with SharePoint data relatively painless, an… Continue reading Keep your Power BI SharePoint reports current with Microsoft Flow
Using Power BI to Report on Location Columns in SharePoint
At the end of 2018, SharePoint received something that we haven’t seen for a long time – a new column type, Location. Location columns will look up an address and geocode it as it is being entered in a form. It will also separate all the constituent parts of the address as well as the latitude and longitude into separate display only columns. These columns are used primarily in views but can also be used in reports. Given that I put together a series of posts recently on using Power BI to work with complex SharePoint report types, I was interested on how to report on this new column type. As it turns out, it is relatively straightforward.
This post will delve into the nuances involved with reporting on this new SharePoint Location column in Power BI..
Use Power BI dataflows to warehouse SharePoint list data
Reporting on SharePoint data has been a requirement for a long time, and there have been many approaches to fulfill this need. Custom web parts, Data View web parts and… Continue reading Use Power BI dataflows to warehouse SharePoint list data
Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2019
The recent availability of the SharePoint 2019 public preview, and the supporting information that accompanies it has clarified the status of Business Intelligence features in SharePoint 2019. This release, with… Continue reading Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2019