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Podcast by John White & Jason Himmelstein

Podcast by John White & Jason Himmelstein

Location:

United States

Description:

Podcast by John White & Jason Himmelstein

Twitter:

@bifocalshow

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 140 - Exploring Azure Data Exlorer

4/4/2020
This is episode 140 recorded on April 3rd, 2020 where John & Jason talk about Azure Data Explorer, formerly known as Kusto, discuss some of the COVID data out in the ether, and the XMLA read\write end point that was recently announced. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:31:40

Episode 139 - Talk about COVID-19 data with Rob Foster

3/27/2020
This is episode 139 recorded on March 26th, 2020 where John & Jason talk to Rob Foster, Senior Manager at Deloitte & Office Apps and Services MVP, about his video on the COVID-19 data that inspired the new series on the BIFocal YouTube Channel. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:34:05

Episode 138 - March 2020 Power BI Desktop Update

3/18/2020
This is episode 138 recorded on March 16th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the March 2020 Power BI Desktop Update including New action types for buttons, Multi-column sort for tables, and the New Power BI Ribbon becomes the default Ribbon… or the Ribbon. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:30:02

Episode 137 - Going Viral

3/4/2020
This is episode 137 recorded on March 2nd, 2020 where John & Jason talk about trouble with Calculation groups, the new Power BI tab in Microsoft Teams, and Power BI Home Changes. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:30:19

Episode 136 - February 2020 Power BI Desktop Update

2/20/2020
This is episode 136 recorded on February 18th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the February 2020 Power BI Desktop Update including incremental refresh going GA & available for Pro users, the out of the box Hierarchical Slicer, and new Ribbon changes in Preview. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:25:35

Episode 135 - Early February Catch Up

2/6/2020
This is episode 135 recorded on February 5th, 2020 where John & Jason catch up on some news including the Publish to Web default is changing, improved report usage metrics in modern workspaces, and the features in the January 2020 release of Power BI Report Server. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:21:41

Episode 134 - 2020 Foresight

1/31/2020
This is episode 134 recorded on January 28th, 2020 where John & Jason walk through the Power Platform 2020 Release Wave 1 Plan in excruciating detail. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:39:41

Episode 133 - Get started with Power BI & Treb Gatte

1/26/2020
This is episode 133 recorded on January 24th, 2020 where John & Jason talk to Treb Gatte, CEO of Marquee Insights & Data Platform MVP, about getstartedwithpowerbi.com, the Microsoft Ignite announcements, and other community efforts to help people learn Power BI. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:35:43

Episode 132 - Welcome Back

1/18/2020
This is episode 132 recorded on January 16th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about some updates in Jason's world, discuss the Microsoft Ignite World Tour, and cover the latest news in Power BI. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:29:35

Episode 131 - Hindsight for 2020

1/3/2020
This is episode 131 recorded on January 2nd, 2020 where John & Jason cover the news, review their predictions for 2019, and make predictions for 2020. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:39:45

Episode 130 - The Final version of Power BI Desktop... this year

12/22/2019
This is episode 130 recorded on December 20, 2019 where John & Jason walk through the latest version of Power BI Desktop, which includes a theme editor, data URLs, and more. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:30:30

Episode 129 - Power BI news from SharePoint Fest Chicago 2019

12/17/2019
This is episode 129 recorded live at SharePoint Fest Chicago on December 11, 2019 where John & Jason cover off a few recent Power BI news items, and highlight some recent guidance around Power BI Premium. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 128 - Interview with Dona Sarkar

11/26/2019
This is episode 128 recorded live at Microsoft Ignite on November 5th, 2019 where John & Jason talk to Dona Sarkar, Principal Advocate for the Microsoft Power Platform about her background, community, and intrapreneurship. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:37:41

Episode 127 - November 2019 Power BI Desktop Update

11/19/2019
This is episode 127 recorded on November 14th, 2019 where John & Jason talk about the November Power BI Desktop features including the new Power BI Desktop Ribbon, Decomposition Tree, and AI Functions in Power Query. Jason's blog post Office 365 Service Description Power BI Reporthttps://www.sharepointlonghorn.com/office-365-service-description-power-bi-report/ John's blog post A low cost approach for paginated report subscriptions in Power...

Duration:00:38:00

Episode 126 - Ignite Wrap Up and Unconference Outcomes

11/14/2019
This is episode 126 recorded on November 8th, 2019 where John & Jason talk about Microsoft Ignite, the announcements, the demos, and all the rest of the stuff from the show. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:24:03

Episode 125 - Round up with Adam Saxton

11/11/2019
This is episode 125 recorded live at Microsoft Ignite on November 8th, 2019 where John & Jason interview Adam Saxton, Microsoft’s “Guy in a Cube”, about the Power BI community, what announcements Microsoft made this at Microsoft Ignite, and expand upon Adam’s Guy in a Cube Round Up for November 11th. Show Notes: Killer Power BI updates at MS Ignite (Guy in a Cube Roundup | November 11, 2019)...

Duration:00:46:35

Episode 124 - Interview with Arun Ulag

11/6/2019
This is episode 124 recorded live at Microsoft Ignite on November 4th, 2019 where John & Jason talk about some new blogs posts from John and interview Arun Ulag, General Manager of Power BI Engineering at Microsoft, about all things Power BI, what announcements they've made this week, and where he sees them heading. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:31:50

Episode 123 - Microsoft Ignite "Know before you go" with Anna Chu

10/31/2019
This is episode 123 recorded on October 31st, 2019 where John & Jason talk to Anna Chu about Microsoft Ignite. She shares information about the upcoming event including lots of tips & tricks, clarifies some information about the event, and we all make some session picks. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:42:05

Episode 122 October News Round up

10/29/2019
This is episode 122 recorded on October 29th, 2019 where John & Jason talk about the October Power BI news including refreshing your Power BI dataset using Microsoft Flow, general availability of Automated Machine learning in Power BI, and the Power BI lineage view. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:26:49

Episode 121 - October 2019 Power BI Desktop Update & News

10/16/2019
This is episode 121 recorded on October 15th, 2019 where John & Jason talk about the October Power BI Desktop features including Automatic page refresh for DirectQuery, the new Q&A visual and associated updates, and Query diagnostics. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:35:50