SMART POWERBI

  • Advanced Power BI Performance Analyser by SmartPowerBI
    Improving Power BI reports’ performance is not always easy and straight. Although Power BI Desktop provides “Performance Analyzer”, the details given are not as rich as they could or should. “Power BI Advanced Performance Analyzer by SmartPowerBI” is designed to take Performance Analyzer to the next level and provide clear insights and it is easy to use, for PBI Developers and BI Managers. The use of “Advanced Performance Analyzer by SmartPowerBI” returns a full and clear report showing all performance affecting factors, recommendations specific to the magnitude of those factors and links to best practices and guidelines associated to such recommendations.
  • Resourcing and Structuring a Power BI Centre of Excellence – Part 4 of PBI CoE Series.
    scope for the CoE, and in addition, you might have some existing team members and you might need to recruit as well. This article covers not only the skills, knowledge, and behaviour of your CoE, but also some ideas of how to structure it, so you can deliver the objectives planned.
  • Power BI Dataset Certification – Delivering value to the organisation via improving high quality data sources visibility
    Some technically simple features can deliver value to organisations if used properly. Dataset certification is, in essence, a labelling system to improve visibility of quality data sources. Here is one way to make the most of this feature for data in democratic data-driven companies.
  • Scoping a Power BI Centre of Excellence – Part 3 of PBI CoE Series.
    Organisations come in many shapes and forms, so do their needs. Scoping a Power BI Centre of excellence is time sensitive, as nowadays, companies are in constant evolution. The BI journey has many milestones and stages that need to be considered and do affect the immediate and long-term benefits to realise and risks to face.
  • Building the Business Case for a Power BI Centre of Excellence – Part 2 of PBI COE Series.
    To realise the vision of a CoE, a common and fundamental requirement is to have support from your organisation’s leadership. CoE is no different from any other investment within a company: you will need to justify its value and why your org needs to invest in it instead of something else: you need a business case.
  • Power BI Centre of Excellence, What and Why – Part 1 of PBI COE Series.
    Power BI CoE is an important concept if it is understood that Power BI implementation does not end when the platform is open and available to your organisation. Implementation starts at this point. Centre of excellence is one approach to help the business to maximise the benefits realisation, fast track the ROI, provide an all-round greater experience to your business and minimise the risks and downsides of a flexible, business self-service tool as versatile as Power BI.