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[Webinar] Getting Started with Power BI

Update: You can watch this webinar on-demand if you register now . How is your marketing campaign performing? Which of your sales people need extra support? When should you perform preventive maintenance on your factory equipment? Learn how to answer…

Power BI APIs Real-Time Example

See a demo of using the Power BI REST APIs to push web telemetry to a dataset and see a dashboard update in real-time.

Power Query: Unable to import Non-English SharePoint Lists

Within Power Query, you may want to pull data from a SharePoint List that is hosted on SharePoint Online. When loading from the site, you will see the lists populated in the Navigator pane. This is what it looks like for my current site that is set to…

7 new updates in Power Query

Take Power Query to the next level: share your queries and create a corporate data catalog. Try Power BI for Free today! In this Post Download the Power Query Update Support for loading Binary-typed columns (such as images) to the Data Model…

Power BI Connectivity to SAP BusinessObjects BI Now Generally Available

Today Microsoft and SAP announced the general availability of Power BI connectivity to SAP BusinessObjects BI. This joint business intelligence interoperability solution is delivered in Microsoft Excel, Power BI for Office 365 , and SAP BusinessObjects…

Earth’s Rising Tempers: Unlocking Volcanoes Insights with Power BI

Volcanoes are one of the most destructive forces of nature and always get a fair amount of attention from the general public and the scientific community. Volcanic activity generates thousands of data points. Remy Tom, one of our semi-finalist of the…

Dynamics CRM Online in Power Query

In the December update of Power Query , we included a variety of new features including support for Dynamics CRM Online. This is an exciting addition to the data sources that Power Query can connect to and will allow Dynamics CRM Online customers to load…

One Year Old Travels: A Father and Son’s Journey Through the First Year of Life

One year ago, I was holding my wife’s hand as she completed the most amazing and difficult journey of her life so far: the birth of our son. We’ve each grown so much since then, it’s hard to remember how different we were before he was born, and it’s…

Test Your Geography Knowledge with the Power Map Geo Quiz for GeoWeek 2013

The Power BI team loves geography so in honor of National Geographic’s Geography Awareness Week November 17 th -23 rd , we created this video to quiz you about some of our favorite “geo facts”. Where are highest and lowest points…

Keeping Your Reports Up to Date with Scheduled Data Refresh

You can automatically keep your workbooks up to date using the scheduled refresh functionality in Power BI for Office 365 sites. This blog post provides an overview of how the feature works, and links to a few different related pages in the Office 365…

Announcing the General Availability of Power BI for Office 365

Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of Power BI for Office 365 , a cloud-based business intelligence service that gives people a powerful new way to work with data in the tools they use every day, Excel and Office 365. With Excel you can…

Analyzing your Microsoft Exchange Account Data with Power Query

One of the interesting additions to the Power Query Preview December update is the ability to import data from Microsoft Exchange. In this blog post, Miguel Llopis (a Program Manager in the Power Query team) will walk us through the capabilities exposed…

Describing the forecasting models in Power View

Power View performs advanced statistical analysis of the data in your line charts to generate forecasts that incorporate trends and seasonal factors. If you want to learn more about these methods and how to customize your forecasts to get the best results…

Power Map April update for Office 365 now available and Preview expiration removed in Office 2013

The Power Map team is excited and proud to bring you the April update of Microsoft Power Map for Excel. This update brings new functionality to Power Map and improves some existing features. Power Map users with an active Office 365 subscription will…

Announcing Connected Excel Tables from Power BI (Public Preview)

This feature allows users to export an Excel table from a Power BI report and keep that table connected to Power BI by refreshing it in the Excel grid.

Export to Excel Improvements for Matrix Visuals (GA)

The improvements to the Power BI matrix visual that ensures that structure of data exported to Excel is preserved is now Generally Available (GA).

Create Connected PivotTables in Excel for the web

You can now create reports connected to Power BI datasets from a blank workbook in Excel for the web.

Admin Monitoring of Power BI Usage in Excel

Learn how admins can get insights on users who are connecting to Power BI datasets from Excel with the Power BI activity logs

Announcing public preview of Insights

The Insights feature helps users easily explore and find insights such as anomalies, trends in their data as they interact and consume their reports.

Updates and enhancements for reference labels

Uncover a host of updates and enhancements to our new card visual reference labels. This February 2024 update brings many great features including improved alignment of elements, new placement options for reference labels, a new tabular style, a transparency slider for the divider, new per-card customization, and enhanced layout control.

Copilot in Power BI (preview) is available worldwide

We are excited to announce that the Copilot preview is now available to all customers!, Now everyone can get value from copilot through analyzing data or creating beautiful out of the box reports.

Power BI Dataflows Direct Query Support

We are excited to announce Direct Query support (Preview) for Power BI dataflows.  You can now connect directly to a dataflow without first requiring to import the data into a dataset. 

Announcing the Public Preview of Database Mirroring in Microsoft Fabric

We are excited to announce that Mirroring, previously announced at Ignite in November 2023, is now available to customers in Public Preview. You can now seamlessly bring your databases into OneLake in Microsoft Fabric, enabling seamless zero-ETL, near real-time insights on your data – and unlocking warehousing, BI, AI, and more. 

REMINDER: Announcing the retirement of data support for Streaming Dataflows

Streaming Dataflows has now been retired and all data retained from the experience will no longer exist starting mid-June 2023. You can now migrate to Azure Stream Analytics (ASA) No-code editor today!

Power BI Desktop June 2020 Feature Summary

We have great updates this release! We’re super excited to announce this month that several features are now generally available: automatic page refresh, the hierarchy slicer, the modern ribbon, and AI insights are now generally available. On top of this, we have several new features and updates that will really improve your reporting: many enhancements to mobile layout authoring, visual updates and more! Check out the full blog to learn more about all the updates and enhancements.