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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 186 - Community News

4/5/2021
This is episode 186 recorded on April 5th, 2021 where John & Jason about the news from around the Power BI & Collaboration community, reflecting on MVP Summit, as well as a discussion on Premium per User now being GA. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:25:34

Episode 185 - Power BI News Updates

3/30/2021
This is episode 185 recorded on March 26th, 2021 where John & Jason about the news from March including VNet Connectivity for PBI Datasets, ODBC support available for Paginated Reports in public preview, and Power BI as a superset of Azure Analysis Services. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:34:11

Episode 184 - Power BI March 2021 Feature Summary

3/25/2021
This is episode 184 recorded on March 24th, 2021 where John & Jason about the Power BI March 2021 Feature Summary including the Advanced Data Selection in Azure Maps Visual, External Tools integration in Desktop is now generally available, and a new dataset details view. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:37:23

Episode 183 - Whither Power Pivot

3/14/2021
This is episode 183 recorded on March 12th, 2021 where John & Jason about John's click bait blog post where he talks about the validity of continuing to use Power Pivot in Excel. Jason takes the count point. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:32:11

Episode 182 - Premium per User with Chris Finlan

3/8/2021
This is episode 182 recorded on March 4, 2021 where John & Jason talk to Microsoft Product Manager Chris Finlan about recent announcements around the Premium per user license, how it came about, and a few other interesting tidbits. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:36:29

Episode 181 - Power BI February 2021 Feature Summary

2/28/2021
This is episode 181 recorded on February 26th, 2021 where John & Jason talk about the Power BI February 2021 Feature Summary including the DirectQuery for PBI datasets and Azure Analysis Services Updates (preview), Model View Updates, New filter operations, and a new color picker. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:35:37

Episode 180 - Interview with Melissa Coates

2/22/2021
This is episode 180 recorded on February 19th, 2021 where John & Jason talk with Melissa Coates, Data Platform MVP & the owner of Coates Data Strategies, about all things Power BI Governance. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:40:29

Episode 179 - Best Practices Analyzer in Tabular Editor

2/13/2021
This is episode 179 recorded on February 5th, 2021 where John & Jason deep dive on the Best Practices Analyzer in Tabular Editor, an external tool for Power BI Desktop. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:26:53

178 - Power BI 2021 Release Wave 1 Roadmap review

2/7/2021
This is episode 178 recorded on February 5th, 2021 where John & Jason review the recently published Power BI 2021 release wave 1 roadmap. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:39:54

Episode 177 - Tales From the Real World

1/24/2021
This is episode 177 recorded on January 22nd, 2021 where John & Jason talk about some of their experiences at work with Power BI lately. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 176 - Power BI News in 2021

1/11/2021
This is episode 176 recorded on January 8th, 2021 where John & Jason talk about Report Creation in the Power BI Service, the preview of Datasets Hub, and General Availability of the XMLA Read/Write end-point… plus we bring back Ideas.powerbi.com picks for 2021. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:32:01

Episode 175 - Interview with Christian Wade

1/4/2021
This is episode 175 recorded on December 15th, 2020 where John & Jason talk with Christian Wade about what's been happening around the enterprise capabilities for Power BI, how exciting working in the space is, and just bask in Christian's great energy. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:39:29

Episode 174 - Power BI 2020 Hindsight

12/30/2020
This is episode 174 recorded on December 21st, 2020 where John & Jason review the changes with Power BI over the past year, check out how they did on last year's predictions, and make some new predictions for 2021. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:44:02

Episode 173 - Power BI December 2020 Feature Summary

12/23/2020
This is episode 173 recorded on December 18th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the Power BI December 2020 Feature Summary including the DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services preview, Small Multiples preview, Anomaly detection in all mobile apps, and much more. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:36:20

Episode 172 - Take 2- Interview with Tessa Hurr & Jeroen ter Heerdt

12/15/2020
This is episode 172 recorded on December 14th, 2020 where John & Jason talk with Tessa & Jereon, from the Power BI Product Team, about some of the announcement in this month's release of Power BI Desktop. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:32:00

Episode 171 - Synapse & Purview announcements

12/6/2020
This is episode 171 recorded on December 4th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about Azure Synapse Analytics reaching general availability and the announcement of Azure Purview in Public Preview. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:30:51

Episode 170 - Deeper Dive into recent Power BI news

11/29/2020
This is episode 170 recorded on November 13th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about Anomaly Detection & the Visual Data Prep public previews, and what’s new in Power Query & Dataflows. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:23:27

Episode 169 - Power BI November 2020 Feature Summary

11/22/2020
This is episode 169 recorded on November 13th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the Power BI November 2020 Feature Summary including the New Field List & Model view previews, the Visual Zoom Slicer, and some Coming Soon attractions. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:29:24

Episode 168 - Premium per User is here! Premium per User is here (in preview)!

11/15/2020
This is episode 168 recorded on November 13, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the public availability of the new Power BI premium per user license, as well as the preview on the Gen 2 Premium Architecture. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:31:01

Episode 167 - What election_ Let's talk about Power BI News

11/8/2020
This is episode 167 recorded on November 6, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the election… and then Power BI News. We promise we really do. Topics like Updates to Power BI Publish to web for better public reporting, Priority Access sign-up for Power BI Premium per user public preview now available, and Paginated Report November 2020 Feature Summary. For show notes please visit www.bifocal.show

Duration:00:34:18