Author: nikilprabhakar

SAP BW Connector for Power BI – Support for additional member properties

October update of Power BI Desktop was released a couple of days ago. One of the key feature update in this release is that the SAP BW Connector now supports additional member properties (attributes). Earlier version of SAP Connector exposed only text value of the BW object. To get additional member properties, we had to have

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Power Shell script to load data in to Data Lake Store

In an earlier post, we talked about self-service process to hydrate the Data Lake Store. We also mentioned the need to use Power Shell to load data files larger than 2Gb. Here is the Power Shell script: Provide your credentials to login to Azure: $MyAzureName = “<YourAzureUsername>“; $MyAzurePassword = ConvertTo-SecureString ‘<YourAzurePassword>’ -AsPlainText -Force; $AzureRMCredential = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential($MyAzureName,

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PowerApps – Navigate between screens

An app typically has more than one screen and we need the capability to navigate it. PowerApps has two functions, Navigate and Back that helps with navigation. Let’s check out how these functions work. Download the App from here. Select Next button on the WOD screen. From the properties section pick OnSelect. Notice the formula: Navigate(WODDetails,ScreenTransition.Fade) Here is what

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Analyze Weather in Power BI

obviEnce published it’s first Services App on Power BI. The app provides temperature and precipitation trends over the last 30 days across USA and Canada. The app will enhance your dataset by allowing you to analyze impact of weather on your business. Here is a snapshot of the dashboard.