Saurabh Desai is a BI Architect/ Senior BI Developer, working in Financial industry. In his initial career, he worked on ASP.Net and windows.net technolgies using C# and VB language.Now,he is working on Qlikview, Power BI, R,SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS.In his free time, he explores various BI tools features with realtime analytics, predictive analytics, integration and connectivity with hadoop and other tools.
Before Excel and other data-linked spreadsheets, business reports needed to be hand-crafted by IT experts, and changes were arbitrated slowly via change control. Power BI was designed to take the liberation that Excel pioneered to the max, by allowing 'power' users to not only to create Power BI desktop reports, graphics and visualisations in Power BI App, but then link and publish these to the Power BI app. These in turn can be given row level security and have their underlying data kept up-to-date so that users can log in and see the relevant and appropriate data in a browser. Saurabh Desai shows how.… Read more28 February 2017
We all know how easy it is to run R, together with dependent packages, from SQL Server on order to do statistical analysis, and then turn the result into a real-time graph using Power BI; but can you actually do it? Saurabh Desai gives a step-by-step hand-holding guide to turn even the most timid into a BI guru. There is nothing difficult in using R in SQL Server 2016 once you know the steps.… Read more
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