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Announcing public preview of Object-Level Security in Power BI

We‘re excited to announce object level security (OLS) is now available for public preview in Power BI Premium and Pro!

Announcing the general availability of read/write XMLA endpoints in Power BI Premium

General announcement of read/write XMLA endpoints in Power BI Premium. List of client tools that natively work with Power BI Premium.

Quickly create reports in the Power BI service (preview)

We’re excited to introduce a new way to quickly create reports in the Power BI service. Rather than downloading Power BI Desktop and importing the data, you’ll now be able to paste data straight into Power BI on the web and have visuals automatically generated for you.

What’s new with ArcGIS for Power BI

ArcGIS for Power BI is a custom data visualization tool built within Power BI that brings mapping capabilities to your reports and dashboards. ArcGIS for Power BI is now available on Power BI Report Server. This functionality will enable all Esri Enterprise users who use Report Server to seamlessly use ArcGIS for Power BI.

Priority Access sign-up for Power BI Premium per user public preview now available

We are almost ready to launch the public preview of the new Power BI Premium per user SKU in early to mid-November.  We are excited to give users access to these capabilities as soon as possible, while at the same time ensuring that we are prioritizing the users/tenants that are most interested in previewing these capabilities. 

Join Us! Power BI Dev Camp! Thursday 17 December, 2020

Step up your game as a Power BI developer by learning how to develop single page applications (SPAs) to embed Power BI reports and dashboards using the ever-popular React.js library. If you’re able to attend this Power BI Dev Camp session on Thursday, December 17th, you’ll learn how to design and develop SPA applications using React components to handle routing, navigation and Power BI embedding.

Public Preview of Multi-Geo for Power BI Premium

Today, we’re pleased to announce the public preview of Power BI Premium Multi-Geo, a new feature that helps multinational organizations address their data residency requirements. Increasingly…

Webinar 7/17/2018 July 2018 Update for Power BI Embedded with Ted Pattison

Join Charles Sterling and Ted Pattison as they walk through what is new and coming for Power BI Embedding in July 2018.

5/29 Webinar: Building Spectacular Power BI Dashboards with Zebra BI visuals

See how many of the internal teams at Microsoft are using Zebra BI visuals to visualize typical business data such as YOY growth.

Power BI Desktop June Feature Summary

This month our reporting features focus on accessibility and more flexibility when formatting your charts. With filtering and sorting options now available, out data view is now more powerful. Several connectors also get major updates this month, including a new driver for our SAP Business Warehouse connector that comes with numerous significant improvements.

Esri ArcGIS Online and Plus subscription organizational purchase are now available for ArcGIS Maps for Power BI

Esri’s ArcGIS Maps for Power BI now makes it easier for organizations to get the most from their maps with two new capabilities. ArcGIS Maps for Power BI supports secure reference layers hosted in ArcGIS Online. New organizational purchase of Plus subscriptions for ArcGIS Maps for Power BI.

Week of 3/19 webinars: Advanced Tricks on manipulating structured JSON with Flow and Enhance Power BI Visualization with R

Two great and very technical webinars for your viewing pleasure this week! Advanced Tricks on manipulating structured JSON with Flow and Enhance by John Liu Power BI Visualization with R by Leila Etaati

Drill Down & Up in Power BI Mobile apps

You asked, and we built it! Now in Power BI Mobile app you can continue to analyze your data and gain even more insights by using drill down and drill up in your report’s visuals.

Power BI Desktop April Feature Summary

This month, on top of our normal of visual & data connector improvements, we have two exciting features that lets report consumers interact with reports in a new way. The Q&A Explorer enables report consumers to ask their own questions about the data, and buttons let you add interactive elements on your reports.

Power BI Service and Mobile February 2019 Feature Summary

February was yet another exciting and busy month for Power BI, as we rolled out many features that were highly requested by our customers and community. Here’s a recap of all the announcements: Updates to the Premium Capacity Metrics app Export to PDF and filtered export for Power BI reports On-demand email subscriptions Bulk operations … Continue reading “Power BI Service and Mobile February 2019 Feature Summary”

See What’s Coming Next in Microsoft Power BI

Explore new ways to distill actionable insights from your data that drive business growth and what’s new with Power BI capabilities bundled in the April 2019 release. Join us for the Business Applications Virtual Launch Event, streaming live on April 2 from 8:00-9:30 AM PDT. This free event will showcase the new features coming in … Continue reading “See What’s Coming Next in Microsoft Power BI”

Power BI data lineage experience for dataflows

In modern BI projects, understanding the flow of data from the data source to its destination, and understanding the data transformation done along the way, is a key challenge for many customers. This challenge becomes even bigger if you have built advanced analytical projects spanning multiple data sources, artifacts, and dependencies.  Questions like “What happens … Continue reading “Power BI data lineage experience for dataflows”

Use Power BI API with service principal (Preview)

We’re thrilled to announce that you can authenticate to Power BI with service principal (also known as app-only authentication), available by end of week  in Public Preview. Service principal is a local representation of your AAD application for use in a specific tenant and will allow you to access resources or perform operations using Power … Continue reading “Use Power BI API with service principal (Preview)”

2/7 Webinar: Personal Bookmarks in the Power BI Service

Join Power BI Program Manager, Charles Sterling, and Power BI MVP, Yana Berkovich, they walk you through how to use personal bookmarks in the Power BI Service and general best practices around using bookmarks in Power BI.  If you are not familiar with personal bookmark, as a report consumer, you will now be able to … Continue reading “2/7 Webinar: Personal Bookmarks in the Power BI Service”

New monetization option for Power BI Custom Visuals through AppSource!

Until recently, AppSource offered only Power BI visuals that had no cost associated with them. In order to promote visuals containing advanced features and support a funding model for their development, we’re excited to announce that Power BI custom visuals with additional purchases is now available in AppSource!

The Power BI World Tour is back in 2019 as the Power Platform World Tour!

It’s all the Power BI content you’ve come to expect from Microsoft team members, MVPs, Champions, and Subject Matter experts but this year’s Power Platform World Tour will now include PowerApps and Microsoft Flow content. Power Platform World Tour will bring together thousands of users in cities all around the world to learn and network … Continue reading “The Power BI World Tour is back in 2019 as the Power Platform World Tour!”

On-premises data gateway October update is now available

We are excited to announce that we have just released the October update for the On-premises data gateway.

Webinar 10/18 Group Program Manager, Josh Caplan, and the Power BI team host an Ask Anything around managing and monitoring Power BI Premium

This webinar is dedicated to answering your questions around monitoring and managing and Power BI Premium.

Public Preview of Paginated Reports in Power BI Premium Now Available

In July, we first announced our plans to support SQL Server Reporting Services reports in Power BI, and later demonstrated this capability at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit. Today, we are thrilled to announce the initial public preview of this functionality is now available in Power BI Premium, allowing customers to view and interact with their pixel-perfect paginated reports right alongside their existing Power BI interactive reports in the Power BI portal.