Power BI Online – get data from Office 365 Sharepoint file

I want to create a Power BI Online report with a data source from a file on a remote web server that updates automatically so my Power BI report is always up to date. Power BI Desktop and Online have lots of data connectors to third party ‘Online Services’ eg Salesforce, Mailchimp, Github, etc, Continue Reading →

OneDrive API features

Microsoft has three file storage options: OneDrive Personal OneDrive Business Sharepoint These have recently been unified into one new OneDrive API https://dev.onedrive.com and oAuth is preferred method of authentication. However there are some key differences how the API: OneDrive Personal authenticates against oAuth account created at Microsoft Application Registration Portal using a Microsoft account (Live, Microsoft.com). Continue Reading →

BC Hydro’s amazing #BCStorm social media turnaround

BC Hydro made an amazing social media turnaround to communicate with customers in crisis! Go BC Hydro! On August 29, 2015 high winds caused tree falls that took out BC Hydro power lines throughout BC’s Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast leaving up to 500,000 customers without electricity. Many including Continue Reading →