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Webinar Q&A: Write-Back & Planning in Power BI

On September 2nd, Tallan and Power ON teamed up for the webinar, The Art of the Possible: Write-Back & Planning in Power BI. This was an in-depth presentation of the world’s first fully integrated BI & CPM solution for Power BI. Together we demonstrated exactly how users of any level can enter data, handle end to end workflow & approvals directly within their Power BI platform in addition to other techniques. Click here to view webinar.
Mike Marotta (Vice President, Sales – Power ON) and James Arey (Lead Consultant, Tallan) facilitated an enlightening Q&A during the webinar. Here were some of the questions raised during the webinar as well as our answers, which have been edited for clarity: 

How is Power ON deciding to allocate its Q1 update across the months?
It allocates based on the proportion that each cell makes up of the total, so a cell that…

Tallan is a 2020 Power BI Finalist for Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards

We are thrilled to share that we have been recognized as a finalist for the 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Power BI Award. To be named by a panel of judges who reviewed over 3,300 entries, from over 100 countries this year is a testament to  our Data and Analytics Team’s work.
According to the official press release, “The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. Tallan is recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Power BI. The Power BI Partner of the Year Award recognizes a partner who has delivered a Business Analytics solution based on the Power BI cloud service.”
Tallan’s CEO, Craig Branning, notes, “We are proud to be acknowledged as a finalist for Power BI 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year. The…

Defining and Understanding the Power BI Administrator Role

The first step to becoming a Power BI Administrator is understanding the roles, as well as the different types. Generally, an administrator is someone who empowers their organization.  A Power BI administrator should play a role where they support the business users while enforcing rules.
Before jumping into explicit admin functions and types, it’s good to take a step back and understand the type of admin you want to be. This is most commonly shaped by your organization’s adoption of Power BI. In a self-service adoption, an admin may monitor Power BI usage and performance, establish polices and guidelines to help users take the correct action, and ultimately facilitate a culture within an organization that views data as a competitive asset. For Enterprise adoption, administrators are responsible for safe and efficient operation of a Power BI environment. They limit what users…

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