How to Create YTD Calculations in Power BI​

How to Create YTD Calculations in Power BI Recently, Tessellation put out a blog covering how to create Year to Date (YTD) calculations in Tableau, which you can find here. Regardless of what industry or company you work in, comparing … Read More

Live Stream – What to Consider When Selecting Your Business Intelligence Platform

Join Tableau Zen Master, Luke Stanke, and Power BI expert, Spencer Baucke, to learn the most important criteria to help you evaluate business intelligence tools for your organization. … Read More

Power BI Power Hour Reporting Webinar with Spencer Baucke

Live Stream – Power BI Power Hour: Build an Amazing Report from Start to Finish

During this webinar, Spencer Baucke will walk you through precisely how to create a compelling business intelligence report in Power BI in under 60 minutes. … Read More

Meet Zac Zinda, a Data Science Consultant at Tessellation

A Data Scientist’s Journey: From Evening Hobby to Full-Time Career

Welcome to our “Journey to Tessellation” series, in which we’re sharing the exciting, unconventional, and innovative career paths behind our entire team of consultants. Read on to discover how Zac Zinda, one of our newest consultants, switched career paths from teaching and the mortgage industry into data analytics. … Read More

Top 5 Power BI Basics

The Top 5 Basics Power BI Beginners Need to Know As someone just beginning their Power BI journey, I have been inundated with tips, tricks, and essentials from Power BI experts. There’s a lot to learn, and a lot to … Read More

Creating a Measures Table in Power BI

Creating a Measures Table in Power BI When navigating through your data model in Power BI Desktop, it’s easy to get lost, especially if you have a data model with several tables and a multitude of measures. In order to … Read More

Import v Direct Query: Here’s What You Need to Know

Import v Direct Query: Here’s What You Need to Know One of the first things any Power BI developer needs to know is whether to check that Import or Direct Query box while connecting to data in Power BI Desktop. … Read More

YTD Flags in Power Query

YTD Flags in Power Query Dates tables are an integral part of any comprehensive data model. Dates tables allow you to normalize a variety of different date fields and perform calculations and filtering on all of those different fields at … Read More

Toggling Views with Bookmarks in Power BI

Toggling Views with Bookmarks in Power BI Bookmarks are one of my favorite features in Power BI because they allow for a lot of great customization options for user experience. In this blog, I am going to show you how … Read More

Switching Metrics in Power BI

Switching Metrics in Power BI To avoid having multiple tabs with the same charts, but different metrics, you have to get a little creative in Power BI. This blog will walk you through how to enable this toggle functionality in … Read More