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Are You Getting the Most Out of Power BI?

In this episode, Rob and Justin offer insightful methods for assessing if your organization is truly harnessing the full potential of the platform. They outline specific “symptoms” to diagnose limited impact – like lack of stakeholder excitement, delays in answering new questions, and overreliance on Excel exports.

Written by on February 13, 2024

Put Some Adventure On Your Taco, w/ Dan Battagin

Today’s guest is Dan Battagin, a former program manager for Microsoft and the genius behind Adventure Taco! Dan has an impressive track record as the former lead developer of Microsoft’s Power Query as well as experience with multiple other software programs. We’re excited to have him on the show, especially since he only agreed to appear in order to learn about Rob’s video background. But once the conversation gets going, you will realize that Dan has a wealth of expertise in data cleansing and transformation that we can all learn from.

Written by on March 7, 2023

Environmental Engineering Meets the Data Gene, w/ MS MVP Alice Drummond

On today’s episode, Alice Drummond, co-founder of DiscoverEI gives the inside scoop on transitioning from environmental engineering to Microsoft Power Platform MVP.  She shares her story of building a consultancy firm from the ground(water) up while increasing her own skill set. She and Rob wax poetic on the struggles of taking the plunge into the small business owners’ realm and neither sugarcoats the challenges faced.

Written by on January 24, 2023

Career Switchers Have the Power (Platform), w/ Microsoft’s April Dunnam

Today we welcome, a Microsoft MVP and Power Platform advocacy team lead, and a true Power Platform aficionado: April Dunnam. In the realm of social media, April is known as the Woman who Codes, the SharePoint Siren, and the Karaoke Queen with a passion for all things Power: Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Pages. In this episode we get April’s origin story, starting with the moment she was the intern tossed into the deep end of the SharePoint pool, all the way to her personal discovery of the better way.

Written by on October 4, 2022

Cloud Services Used to Be Really Dumb w/ Eric Vigesaa

In today’s episode, we welcome Eric Vigesaa of Microsoft to the show. Rob describes Eric as one of the rare breeds that enjoy the excitement of building an emergency solution. Someone who prefers a shorter distance between the software and the problem. The closer he is to impact, the more satisfying the solution becomes to him. Sardonically, Eric is also like the groundhog of Microsoft, emerging from IT, looking around, seeing the shadow, and returning back to IT: empowered, passionate, and skilled. Eric describes his non-IT time as an evolutionary course that allowed him to explore and grow his aptitude.

Written by on September 27, 2022

Falling Iguanas and Fantastic Intelligence, w/ Priscilla Camp

Today, on Raw Data by P3 Adaptive, our special guest is Priscilla Camp, tech blogger, Power BI enthusiast, user group leader, and data diva.  Joining us from sunny Orlando Florida, Priscilla shares her Accidental DBA story. Like so many others, she began her evolutionary process in IT where she learned there are better, frictionless methods to fine tune data. Now, her skills are shared via her I.T. Data Diva blog to help others navigate the process. Also on this episode, we get her take on mixed use of SQL and M to cleanse and transform data. Her advice to SQL users: Always use Power Query for dates. You can find Priscilla on Twitter @ITDataDiva.

Written by on February 8, 2022

Leaders Need Not be Flashy, w/ Microsoft VP Dave Gainer

If it wasn’t for Rob’s interaction with Dave Gainer during his time at Microsoft, there’s no doubt that Rob’s life and career path would have been vastly different, and very likely not in a good way!  Dave currently is Vice President of Product for Microsoft Office, but he’s ALWAYS been a great leader of people.

Written by on October 20, 2021