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Part 24: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 24: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #16 - Monitor Quality and Performance Over the past year I’ve been leveraging Application Insights on my blog...

Part 23: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 23: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #14: Analytics is Manufacturing “Let’s switch gears” We’ll take a break from talking about dataflows and turn attention...

Part 22: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 22: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #10: Orchestration In my last two entries I explained a way to integrate Power BI dataflows into source...

Part 21: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 21: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #15: Quality is Paramount In my last entry I explained how to update a dataflow in the Power...

Part 20: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 20: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #4: It’s a team sport Despite the negativity and seedy underbelly that comes with social media, it does...

Part 19: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 19: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Bringing DataOps to Power BI on YouTube Earlier this year I began a project to put part of this blog...

Part 18: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 18: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Distractions, DataOps, and Documentation If you have read Part 1 of this series, you probably know that I like to...

Part 17: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 17: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #1: Continually satisfy your customer It’s complicated… that’s how I would sum up my relationship with SharePoint. On...

Part 16: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 16: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #9: Analytics is code (cont., cont.) I love Regular Expressions… but I’ve been told I may lean on...

Part 15: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 15: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #9: Analytics is code (cont.) And now we address Challenge #2… In Part 14 I identified the challenge...

Part 14: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 14: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #9: Analytics is code Now how did that get there?… A client asked me about a new column...

Part 13: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 13: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #17: Reuse “Don’t lose it, reuse it!”… is a catchphrase from a popular show that my little one...

Part 12: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 12: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #7: Reduce heroism “You saved the day!”… one of our clients told my teammate. We had attended a...

Part 11: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 11: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #14: Analytics is Manufacturing (cont.) “Time is money”… Continuing our work from Part 10 we have the data...

Part 10: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 10: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #14: Analytics is Manufacturing “Patience is a virtue”… I am not a patient person. Red lights at traffic...

Part 9: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 9: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #8: Reflect (cont.) “What gets measured gets done”… I’ve seen that message numerous times over my career and,...

Part 8: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 8: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #8: Reflect I’m on a ship with no compass… that’s how I felt about our testing. Our team...

Part 7: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 7: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #3: Embrace Change Change is constant… and the Power BI team at Microsoft has taken this idea and...

Part 6: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 6: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #13: Simplicity We lacked consistency… a senior developer tells me this after he reviewed some of the Power...

Part 5: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 5: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #10: Orchestrate Let’s Orchestrate… If you have read Part 3 and Part 4 of this series, you’ve probably...

Part 4: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 4: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #15: Quality is Paramount Yep, I did it to myself… I thought I had fixed an issue in...

Part 3: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 3: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #11 – Make it reproducible I am panicked… it has been a long week at work and a...

Part 2: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Part 2: Bringing DataOps to Power BI

DataOps Principle #16 - Monitor for Quality and Performance Now before I talk about this principle, I would like to...

Bringing DataOps to Power BI

Bringing DataOps to Power BI

I need better equipment… I tell myself while trying to jog off the extra pounds I gained in 2020. The...