TNWiki Article Spotlight – Tracking Location using Google Location Data

Dear All

First Tuesday of April and we are back with another post on the Technet Wiki on Tuesday – TNWiki Article Spotlight category.

The article on focus today is a well written and highly relevant article on one of the ever evolving and hot technology in recent time i.e.  PowerBI titled Tracking Location using Google Location Data  by Jayendran arumugam.

The author has taken a real world scenario and used Power BI’s map visualization to implement it.

The article is well laid out into subtopics as below

  • Introduction to Google Location Tracking
  • How to get location data from Google
  • Step by step explanation of how the location data can be used in Power BI Desktop and visualized using Map visual
  • Deploy the created Power BI report to Power BI Workspace

The article will give starters a good opportunity to understand on the basics of Google location data and also on the step by step approach in creating a simple Map based report in Power BI and deploying to the workspace.

Enjoy reading the article and try implementing this to get real world experience on the Power BI Map visualization

PS: Today's included banner image is from Anoop Sharma

Meet you all soon with another wiki blog post


Visakh Murukesan
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