Adding KPI Indicators To Power BI

Paul Turley goes on a rant:

Makes perfect sense, right?  This is a basic use case and a good application for simple KPIs; with the one minor caveat that POWER BI DOESN’T SUPPORT THIS!

This topic has become a bit of a soapbox topic for me because it’s a capability that, in my opinion, is a very obvious gap in the Power BI feature set.  After unleashing my rant, I’ll demonstrate a solution a little further down in this post.

Both the rant and the workaround are interesting enough to read, so check them out.

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