Tag: Excel

Automating refreshing of Power BI Reports and Dashboards with Excel Workbooks and Power Update

I recently tested to see if it was possible to upload an Excel Workbook to One Drive for Business, and then use this within Power BI. This was successful. Then I saw, and it appeared that if you used an Excel Workbook from One Drive for Business, that it would automatically refresh the file. Which I thought it might possibly…

Error: An Item with the same key has been already added – Unable to load the tables in the Power Pivot Window

NOTE: First thing to do is to make a copy of your Excel Workbook, before making any changes to your Power Query Source. If you do NOT, and change your Power Query source, your Power Pivot Model could become unusable! 1.      I had an issue where if I changed the Power Query source from a CSV after I made changes…

Sharepoint 2013 – refreshing excel workbook with direct connection to sql server analysis services (SSAS) cube

I have not blogged in a while, due to moving countries and starting a new job. So i do hope that this blog will help someone or let them know how easy it is to use SharePoint 2013 to refresh data in an Excel spreadsheet. What I needed to do, was to use an existing Excel spreadsheet which connected directly…

DAX – Comparing a specific Product Average against the average of ALL products

I had a situation when one of my fellow workers wanted to create a report where they wanted to compare one product’s sales and how it was doing when compared to the average of ALL the product sales.   In our example below we want to extract from the AdventureWorksDW2012 Analysis Services Database   You can get a copy of…

SCOM (Systems Center Operations Manager) Cube and Data warehouse

What I have done is I have found that it is very handy having all our SCOM data in a data warehouse and then having it in a SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services). Within the zip file which can be located here below it has all the details for the following: ·         SCOM Data Warehouse and OLAP Documentation.docx o   This…