4th - 7th May 2016


Jason Thomas

Jason has been working with Microsoft BI tools since he joined the IT industry in 2006. Since then he has worked across SSAS, SSRS and SSIS for a large number of clients like Unilever, Imperial Tobacco, IATA, Schneider Electric, etc. He is currently working at Mariner, NC (USA) (www.mariner-usa.com) and his personal blog site can be found at http://road-blogs.blogspot.com
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A 1hr session jam packed with demos on SSRS Spatial reporting

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Hex Tile Grid Maps for Power BI 21 Apr 2016
I have always been fascinated by maps as a child, and could spend endless hours looking at the globe my parents got me as a present for my 5th birthday. I was so hooked on to it that my parents […]

NBA style Shot Charts in Power BI 11 Feb 2016
Recently, I created a NBA shot chart in Power BI as part of my entry to the Microsoft Power BI Best report contest and I had got a lot of questions on how I made the visual. So I decided […]

Custom Indicators in Power BI using Chiclet Slicers 06 Nov 2015
First of all, happy Friday! As we get ready to enjoy the weekend, I thought of noting down a quick tip on how to use the totally awesome Chiclet Slicer to display custom indicators in Power BI. If you are […]

Performance Problems with IF statement execution in SSAS Tabular 04 Nov 2015
Due to the high compression rates and stellar in-memory architecture of SSAS Tabular, most people with smaller models do not experience performance problems (in-spite of employing bad data modeling techniques and inefficient DAX measures).  However, as the size of your […]

Quick Intro to Power BI Visuals Gallery 19 Oct 2015
I don’t usually look forward to Mondays (especially after spending a very exhausting though rewarding weekend organizing SQL Saturday Charlotte), but then today was different. Amir Netz had already spoiled my weekend by putting out a teaser on Power BI […]