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Today's ITUnity Champ:

Ed Watson

Ed Watson

Data Services & Integration Practice Director, Innovative Architects
Blog: https://sqlgator.com
Twitter: @SQLGator

Watson is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional with a specialization in all things SQL Server. He also is a specialist in business intelligence, data warehousing and cloud computing — all of which are likely to feature prominently in Microsoft’s Build 2017 keynotes and sessions this week.

In addition to maintaining his own blog, Watson is a frequent industry conference speaker in and around the Atlanta area.

He recently wrote a 30-day blog series focused on how to be successful with Microsoft’s Power BI business intelligence offering. And given Microsoft just announced its Power BI Premium tier offering, it’s the perfect time for enterprise data jockeys to be learning all the Power BI things.

Here’s one of his blog series posts that’s worth a read for anyone looking for more Power BI tips and tricks:

30 Days to Success in Power BI: Day Fourteen Update Power BI

Welcome back to day fourteen of our thirty-day series on Success in Power BI! Today we will take an opportunity to switch gears as this morning I got a notification on my desktop to update my Power BI installation. This is one of my absolute favorite features of Power BI: MONTHLY UPDATES with new features!

Read the rest of his post here.