Power BI development best practices: Naming conventions

Names are important, and I still see instances where technical naming conventions bleed over into the reports and artifacts we expose to end users…without paying any attention to their needs or preferences.

Think twice before using that Power BI custom visual

Before you get the impression that I’m against custom visuals, let me say this: I love custom visuals! I myself have used many custom visuals in the past and have been very quick to look for a custom visual when I couldn’t get something to display or work the way I needed it to in …

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Change password expiration policies for service accounts in O365

Something I come across quite often while helping customers implement cloud-based BI environments, is the configuration of service accounts for things like ETL processes, Power BI data refreshes, etc. In O365 (or Azure AD) the default behavior to set password expiration policies is at an organizational level. I’m pretty far from being an Active Directory …

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Hi, I’m Martin. I like to help people make sense of their data, using Microsoft technologies. This blog is my attempt at giving back to our awesome community, from which I have received so much. Hope you find it worth reading!

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