Accessing MECM Data and Who Should Have Access to It.

Accessing MECM Data and Who Should Have Access to It.

This is one of the blogs that I saved from the Blog Clean Up! I’m sure people are asking why save, fix up and republish a blog from March 2007 about SMS 2003? The funny thing is that Rod said back then is still true today! Accessing MECM Data and Who Should Have...
How to Create an Intune Data Warehouse Readers Group

How to Create an Intune Data Warehouse Readers Group

Many Intune administrators are either Azure Global Administrators or Intune Service Administrator. But what you do when you have someone who needs to create Power BI dashboard and reports? Do you really want to give them Intune Service Administrator? Doubtful. In...
Why are my SSRS Chart Sorting Z-A?

Why are my SSRS Chart Sorting Z-A?

As I write this blog, I’m working on a chart that has labels on it. I almost never add chart labels, instead I used an attached table with matching colors to show which values matches which line within the chart. But for this chart, it made sense to add labels to it....
Dude, Where Are My Prompts?

Dude, Where Are My Prompts?

In this blog post, I’m going to show you two tips involving prompts. I will start with the problem, “Where are my prompts?” And, then I’ll show you a trick that I love. Both tips are really the same thing, but let’s talk first about the problem in the title of this...
How to Enable Remote Errors

How to Enable Remote Errors

When you work a lot on reports in either Power BI Report Server (PBRS) or SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), at some point you are bound to get errors that basically say: go to the server to see the real error OR enable remote errors. It’s not a big deal to go to...
How to Create Cascading Prompts

How to Create Cascading Prompts

Prompts are extremely useful because with a prompt you can limit what is displayed within a report. You can get even more granular results when you add a second or a third prompt. Adding additional prompts, however, can lead to some minor inconveniences and unintended...