Ásgeir Gunnarsson

Ásgeir is a Data Platform MVP and owner of North Insights IVS. He works on Business Intelligence solutions using the whole of the MS BI stack. Ásgeir has been working in BI since 2007 both as a consultant and internal employee. Before turning to BI Ásgeir worked as a technical trainer and currently teaches BI courses at the Continuing Education Department of the University of Iceland. Ásgeir speaks regularly at events both domestic and internationally and is the group leader of the Icelandic PASS Group as well as the Icelandic Power BI user group. Ásgeir is the co-author of Pro Power BI Administration from APRESS and the Power BI MVP book Ásgeir is passionate about data and loves solving problem with BI.

Ásgeir Gunnarsson's Sessions

Power BI Governance quick startSQLBits 2023

For many the mention of governance gives them images of massive effort and inconvenience for themselves and end-users. It´s a hindrance and waste of time. But it doesn´t have to be that way. In this session we will talk about how we can start to tackle Power BI governance. We will look at few things you can get started with very quickly that will get you far in setting up your governance strategy. We will look at things such as documentation, roles and monitoring. The hope is that you go back to your organization with a clear picture of where to start and a better feeling on governance.

5 Power Automate flows that could give immediate value in your organizationSQLBits 2022

In this session we will demonstrate how to create value fast with Power Automate. We will do this by showing 5 types of flows that can give value with little development effort

Managing Power BI workspacesSQLBits 2022

This session will help you find the best strategy for managing your Power BI workspaces. Should you go for as much automation as possible or do careful manual process? Should you have few people controlling everything or should everyone do as they want? All this and more you will find in this session.

Whats Going On in My Power BI Environment?SQLBits 2020

As Power BI is a self-service tool, it can be hard for administrators to monitor it. Power BI is fast improving in this context but there still isn’t a consistent way of monitoring it.

Power BI Governance overviewSQLBits 2020

Governance of your Power BI environment is very important. Setting up structure around it will allow developers (IT or business) to develop Power BI content the right way, first time as well as aid administrators

Impact of weather on English Premier League in Power BISQLBits 2017

By using open data and web scraping in Power BI we will examine if weather has an impact on games in the English Premier League. We will look at the advantages and disadvantages of using open data and web page data how Power BI works with it.