Microsoft Power BI UK User Group - External tools for Power BI how to create them! With Marc Lelijveld

Join our Microsoft Power BI – UK User Group for our webinar in association with Onyx Data ( This session we are excited to announce our host Leon Gordon will be introducing Microsoft MVP Marc Lelijveld.

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Session Abstract

Power BI offers an add-in to work with 3rd party external tools like Tabular Editor, DAX Studio and ALM toolkit.
The fact that you can use a tool of your own preference is already really cool!
But did you know that you can build external tools yourself pretty easy? Even as a non-developer like I am, you can build an External Tool for Power BI!

After this session you: –

Know different External Tools for Power BI, and how you could use them Understand what is needed to build your own External Tool
Know where to get started building your own External Tool


Data Platform MVP, FastTrack Recognized Solution Architect, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Power BI enthusiastic, public speaker and passionate for everything which transforms data into action!

Working at Macaw in the Netherlands as a Data & AI consultant. What I like the most? Sharing my thoughts, experience, best-practices and enthusiasm about Microsoft data platform with others. I mostly do this in public speaking at user groups, conferences, customer presentations and end-user training.

The slides from this session are available –

Besides that I also have my own blog which you can find at