Quite often we would like to insert a row in our table / matrix reports in Power BI and enter our own data. For example, a financial statement report connecting to a database query may be able to fetch revenue & expense metrics. But it might not retrieve the number of shares outstanding. Similarly, a […]
Power BI has been around since July 2015. Over the years, it has seen continuous improvement in both capability and functionality. As I am sure you can appreciate, when developing new software from scratch, there is everything to do but limited time to do it. The reality is that the work needs to be prioritized […]
In Microsoft Power BI, you may often encounter incorrect total values while using calculated measures. Here is one such example. We have budget amounts for a few products (Budget Amount) and have incurred expenses against each (Posted Expenses). Our objective is to calculate remaining budget in a new column, and add them up. Let us […]
Till date, the options to perform a custom sort or reorder of rows (or columns) in Power BI have been limited. This is the case with many other BI tools as well. One common Power BI workaround requires you to modify your data model. You will need to create a separate column that defines a […]
With Inforiver, it is possible to insert a new calculated row, column or a measure at the visual-level in your Power BI table / matrix style reports, without writing DAX. The rows, measures and columns so created can also be formatted, rearranged, and utilized for downstream calculations. Let us take this example, where we have sales data […]
Inforiver is an idea that has been a long time in the making. While its look-and-feel draws comparison to Power BI table/matrix visuals, it is in reality a complete analytics platform framework that supports a wide variety of use cases. Without getting into technical details, I'll quickly cover six perspectives that guided us to building this product. 1. […]
When dealing with Power BI table/matrix reports, there might be occasions where we prefer to apply customized measure aggregations in a particular report—such as calculating the average quantity sold at the company level —rather than relying on the default aggregation specified in the data model, like the sum of quantity sold. Often, altering the aggregation […]
Inforiver delivers a powerful 'Manage Columns' feature that helps you show/hide columns, reorder measures, resize columns by setting default column widths and apply custom aggregations in your Power BI table / matrix reports. To access this feature, click on the 'Manage Columns' dropdown from the top of the ribbon menu. Using the check boxes on […]
Learn how you can deliver a P&L, financial, or an income statement, in less than five minutes in Power BI, without using DAX.
Anyone who has attempted building P&L / income / financial reporting statements in Power BI knows how time-consuming the task can be. The reason is that the table or matrix visuals are designed to perform slice & dice analysis on the data, and not to deliver formatted statements. (This is not only the case with […]
Inforiver is the fastest way to do everything in Power BI. It enables citizen developer productivity and unleashes true self-service with our intuitive and interactive no-code data app suite for Microsoft Power BI. The product is developed by Lumel Technologies Inc, who are #1 Power BI Visuals AppSource Partner serving over 3,000+ customers worldwide with their xViz, Inforiver, and ValQ offerings.