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Congratulations to the Featured Data Stories Gallery submissions for March and April

We put out the call to you a couple of months ago to create fantastic reports for the Data Stories Gallery, and we were amazed by your submissions! Congratulations to the grand winner and runners-up from March and April. The theme for May is data storytelling. We’re putting together some special guest judges for May, so if you haven’t submitted a report yet — or have submitted in the past — this is an exciting month to participate. Tell us a story with your data!

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Data Connector SDK Developer Preview

As part of the Microsoft Build event, we are announcing a developer preview of the Data Connector SDK. You can begin to create your own custom data connectors. What are data connectors? Simply put, they are how you connect to data within Power BI. These are extensions on the connectivity/Mashup engine that powers the “Get Data” experience in Power BI and Excel.

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Power BI April Service Content Packs

Power BI service content packs allow Power BI users to quickly connect to variety of services and get customized reports and dashboards built on top of their data from those services. We are continuously working with Partners and SaaS applications owners to onboard them to the Power BI Content Packs ecosystem. With many partners continuously developing new content packs and updating existing ones, we wanted to start a monthly blogpost to share with you the newly added content packs in the Power BI service.

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Today’s community webinar: How to Design Visually Stunning Power BI Reports

In April we debuted the new Video Gallery, your central hub for video tips and tricks from the Power BI team, Partners, and users like you. This month we’ve expanded the Gallery to include webinars, and to celebrate the community is starting a new Webinar Wednesday program. To kick things off, today’s presentation features Microsoft webinar star Charles Sterling, talking about How to Design Visually Stunning Power BI Reports. In this marketing-focused session, Charles will be walking through design best practices that will help your reports and dashboards be more attractive and consistent while saving you time. The webinar starts today at 10 a.m. PT, and we hope to see you there!

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Power BI Desktop May Feature Summary

This month has many updates to previously released features, including an upgrade to tables to add the great features our new matrix, two new quick measures, and a new way to create bins. You’ll also now be able to take advantage of a new slicer type that lets you filter your reports down to relative dates, such as last 3 months. We are also very excited to announce report level measures for live connections to Analysis Services tabular models & Power BI service datasets.

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Join Alberto Cairo at the Microsoft Data Insights Summit to Explore the Different Dimensions of Data Visualization

Known for his award-winning global achievements in infographics and multimedia as a professor, author, journalist and designer, we are excited to welcome data visualization expert Alberto Cairo back to the Microsoft Data Insights Summit, taking place June 12-13, 2017 in Seattle. This year Alberto will provide a special guest keynote focused on the different dimensions of data visualization and how to entice your audience to engage with your information.

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