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Organizing and Optimizing Power BI Dataflows

Marc Lelijveld wants your Power BI dataflows in tip-top shape:

In this blog I describe a few of the challenges you might face when you have a lot of dataflows. I will describe a few tips and tricks I am applying to sanitize your dataflow approach, organize dataflows and easy to browse through.

Dataflows are increasingly used as shared resource or staging layer inside the Power BI platform. While having dataflows, you can push down logic and reuse across different datasets. This lowers the impact on the source by extracting the data once from source to Power BI, helps in centralizing logic, having one version of the truth and lots of other advantages.

Read on for some tips and practices.