Importing data into Power BI desktop using R

Power Bi is a great tool for data discovery with new functionality being made available all the time. However, this functionality is still limited when compared to a mature platform like R and you may come across scenarios where R is a better choice. It is for just such cases that Power BI now supports R script as a data source. Three scenarios come to mind where this might want to do this:

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SatRday Cape Town – I’m speaking

satrdaylogo-squareSQL Saturdays are popular events with many of these events taking place every weekend all over the world. Well, the R community is getting in on the action and I am excited to have been selected to speak at only the second event taking place in Cape Town on the 18th February 2017.

I will be talking about how Power BI  can be extended using R scripts and visualisations. There is still of space available with some amazing speakers so make sure to register.

Update: The event is now fully booked. See you all there.