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How to use Sand Dance in Power BI – Data Exploration

Power BI has a powerful custom visual from Microsoft called Sand Dance It is a UNIT visualization – which means – every row of your data is presented in every visual. It supports amazing 3D manipulation and visualization of thousands (500,000 max) rows. It is a new way of understanding data and identifying useful insights.

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Contents

  1. Intro – 00:00
  2. Traditional reports – 00:20
  3. Add Sanddance visual – 00:31
  4. Add data to SandDance – 00:48
  5. Enable the menu options – 01:05
  6. Create Column Chart in SandDance – 01:19
  7. The difference – 01:49
  8. How to use SandDance – 02:33
  9. Stacked Column Chart – 02:56
  10. Unit visualization – 04:25
  11. Web version – 04:51
  12. Grid chart – 05:17
  13. Better 3D visuals – 05:45
  14. Using Bloom highlight – 06:37
  15. Isolate or filter – 06:49
  16. Colour coding – 07:04
  17. Treemap – 07:30
  18. Snapshots – 08:01
  19. Facets – 09:21
  1. SandDance on web – for learning the visual
  2. SandDance updates blog
  3. SandDance on github

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