• Analyzing Amsterdam Crime Rates with Power BI

    Here is another example of what can be done with Power BI. This time I attempted to analyze crime rates in Amsterdam. I retrieved burglary and burglary attempts figures from the Dutch Police website: http://www.politie.nl/misdaad-in-kaart/lijst?geoquery=amsterdam&categorie=1&categorie=2&pageSize=500&page=1 There are…

  • Power BI Demo Contest

    I want to draw your attention to a contest that we run: the Power BI Demo Contest. All you need to do is create a short video of something cool you built using Power BI and share…

  • Taking the new version of Power Map for a spin

    One of the most exciting tools in Excel has recently released a new version! Get the updated version of Power Map here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38395 (Excel 2013 only). This update comes with a ton of new features, including some…

  • Power BI and why you should care

    Yesterday Microsoft announced Power BI for Office 365: a self-service Business Intelligence solution delivered through Excel and Office 365. Power BI ties together the various bits and pieces we already had (Power View, PowerPivot, GeoFlow, Data Explorer) and…