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Filter a report with a URL query string parameter

You may have seen some forum posts showing how to filter a report with a URL query string parameter. We also have this in the main documentation as well. It isn’t very widely known. So, I thought I’d do a blog post to highlight how to do it, and also give you a trick you can use to filter on multiple fields.

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Dive into Power BI at Summit EMEA

I invite you to join me at Summit EMEA and learn about how you can maximize the value in your data by using the amazing capabilities in Power BI. At the event, you’ll hear what’s new with Power BI, discover new ways to deliver insights for your business, hear from power users and experts, and learn how your peers are using their data. Data is at the heart of all business and Summit EMEA is a great opportunity to stay informed about the latest data innovations.

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Power BI Gateways–March Update

This month we have an exciting on-premises data gateway release, and it’s been a while! We’ve made several improvements, from re-designing the summary page for the gateway, to adding new functionality to make it easier to connect to the gateway in your environment. Today we’re shipping new Gateway settings and UI, modified network connectivity checks, and a change so Gateway uses FQDN for communication. Read our blog to learn more!

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Power BI publish to web helps nonprofits do more good

It’s been just over a year since we launched Power BI publish to web, and in that time, it’s become an important tool for bloggers, journalists, newspaper columnists, and authors who want to tell stories and share data insights online. But that’s not all! The publish to web feature has been widely adopted by businesses, civic groups, and nonprofit organizations, the latter in ways that might just help make the world a better place. Publish to web has already established itself as a great way to make data journalism even easier, but it also has found plenty of application in the nonprofit sector. These organizations are increasingly looking to leverage their data in cost-effective ways and drive real-time decision making. And nonprofits, perhaps more than other organizations, require easy, impactful ways to demonstrate issues and rally support from their constituents. Learn more about how these organizations are using Power BI.

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Announcing granular tenant settings in Power BI

Power BI allows organizations to monitor and analyze their most critical business data. As such, it’s very important for administrators to have control over how Power BI is used in their organizations. Today, I am happy to announce an exciting new update to the Power BI admin portal that provides more control for organizations. With this release, many Power BI tenant settings can be managed at a granular level: administrators can now enable or disable different Power BI features for only a subset of users in their tenant.

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Congratulations to this month’s Featured Data Stories

Last month we put out the call for submissions using mapping tools — along with other topics that interest you — for the Data Stories Gallery, and we got some fantastic entries! Congratulations to the grand winner and runners-up. Want to see your work become a Featured story? Post it to the Data Stories Gallery, and then tweet a link with the hashtags #powerbi #datastory. The inspiration topic for this month is: tables and matrices!

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Tech Tip Thursday: Embed a dashboard into your application

A couple of weeks ago we enabled embedding Power BI dashboards into your business applications. This week, Guy in a Cube walks through the process of embedding the dashboard, using the public developer samples, the Power BI REST API, and the JavaScript API. See how to start monitoring your business in the context of your current applications!

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Announcing support for Amazon Redshift connectivity in the Power BI service

A few months ago we released a Preview of the Amazon Redshift connector in Power BI Desktop. This new connector allows users to easily build reports based on their Redshift data, either by importing the data into Power BI Desktop or by using DirectQuery mode. Today we are very excited to announce support for Redshift-based reports in the Power BI Service, allowing users to publish their reports to unlock seamless consumption of reports & dashboards based on Redshift data. In this blog post, we will show you step-by-step how to accomplish this task.

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