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Allow multiple users to enter data in a blank table/form in Power BI 

Let us consider a requirement where a blank table or a form in a Power BI report needs to be populated by multiple users in an organization. This table will have fields of various types - numeric values, text, date values, and more. Such a 'distributed data entry' requirement can have several practical applications. For […]

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Power BI Writeback is as easy as 1-2-3: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

Performing a database writeback from Power BI can get highly technical and effort-intensive, requiring advance setup, configuration and coding. However, with Inforiver for Power BI, you can perform your first writeback in a matter of minutes without writing a single line of code. In this tutorial, we will explore how you can use Inforiver visual […]

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Manual data entry options in your Power BI table / matrix reports

Most of us would have encountered at least one Power BI report where we felt the need to enter or key in data manually inside the table or matrix. Unfortunately, the native Power BI table or matrix does not allow it. You will need to use Power Apps to enable it. Some third-party visuals allow […]

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Write back data & comments to a database or file

In the preceding blogs, we looked at why sales meetings are inefficient and how you can capture sales projections directly in your Power BI report. We then looked at how you can use Power BI reports to facilitate data-driven comments and conversations. In this blog, we will look at how data can be persisted to […]

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10 Key Considerations for Choosing a Writeback Solution in Power BI

You have probably explored using Microsoft Power Apps for data writeback from a Power BI report. In one of our previous posts, we learnt how this approach is a bit harder than it should be for business users, and yet more restrictive for advanced use cases. Since BI platforms & tools are optimized for reading […]

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Why Writeback using Power BI + Power Apps is Not for Everyone

A standard option to write back data from a Power BI report to a database is by integrating Power Apps with Power BI. What is Power Apps? Power Apps is a service that helps users build and use apps that connect to business data. How does writeback happen using Power BI + Power Apps? You […]

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5 Reasons why Writeback is required in a Modern BI Stack

Almost all enterprise visualization software (including Power BI, Tableau, Spotfire, Qlik etc.,) do NOT provide database writeback as a capability out-of-the-box. One reason for this can be attributed to their origins in the BI platform ecosystem. It mainly consists of Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) systems that are read-optimized. Think of your enterprise data warehouse that […]

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Inforiver March 2022 Update  

Welcome to the Inforiver March 2022 update. We are thrilled to announce several new features and key enhancements (for all the editions) most anticipated by our Inforiver community!   Here is a video summarizing the key updates.  New Features & Enhancements  Audit Log  Auto Fit  Blend Measure  Bullet Chart  New Charts  Stacked Bar  New Formula Bar   […]

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