Top 5 DAX tricks for super effective Power BI dashboards

Are you interested in knowing the tricks that can enhance the usability and user-friendliness of your dashboards in Power BI? You have come to the right place.

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the top 5 DAX tricks in Power BI!

Power BI is an awesome tool and we tend to see many beautiful and colourful dashboards there. However, sometimes they tend to get too complicated and not as effective as they could be. If you need some tips on how to create calendar dimensions, adding new columns, building a dashboard and how to build the MTD/YTD switch and the KPI switch (slicer), you'll find the answers in the webinar.

Our host, Andrej Lapajne, CEO and Founder of Zebra BI, decided to share some of DAX modelling best practices and tricks with the goal to help you speed up the creation of your dashboards in reports and make them easier to maintain in the future.


You'll Learn: 

How to properly set up DAX formulas in the most practical way
Why structuring your data model upfront is so important for all your future dashboards development & maintenance
How you can shorten maintenance & development by 3 to 5 times
How to master practical formulas to calculate essential business categories: PY, Actual vs. Budget, Year to date switch (YTD), Variance

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Andrej Lapajne

Founder & CEO at Zebra BI
Andrej brings 25 years of experience in business intelligence and software development and 20 years as a consultant. Helping numerous international and regional companies achieve consistent and efficient internal reporting throughout the organization inspired him to build Zebra BI.

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Hey @ZebraBI: Your CEO is a cool dude and your visuals for #powerbi and #Excel are insane. Thanks @lapajne for presenting today. It was a ton of fun 👊
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