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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.

Power BI Unused Artifacts API (preview)

We are pleased to announce the preview availability of our new Unused Artifacts API. The initial version of this API returns a list of datasets that have not been used within 30 days for a specified workspace, and successive revisions will include other artifact types such as reports and dashboards.

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.

Announcing Default sensitivity label preview and other top asked MIP features in Power BI

Today we are happy to announce public preview of default label policies in Power BI Desktop and call out significant features that address top asks for Power BI information protection released in the last few weeks.

Announcing public preview of automatic aggregations!

Automatic aggregations are now in public preview! Unlock massive datasets without having to copy large volumes of data or manage data loads. Automatic aggregations are managed automatically by Power BI, accelerating time to insight, and reducing TCO.

Visualizing SharePoint lists now available to all users

A couple of months ago, we launched a new Power BI integration for visualizing SharePoint lists for all Targeted release users. We’re now excited to announce that the experience has rolled out to Standard release users and is now accessible to everyone!

Announcing Power BI Angular Component

Today we are thrilled to introduce the newly released Power BI component for Angular. This component lets you easily embed your Power BI reports, dashboards and more into your Angular web application.

Announcing: Collaborate faster in Microsoft Teams with Power BI activity feed notifications

Power BI is integrating with the Microsoft Teams activity feed. This release adds notifications for report sharing and request access for reports. This helps you get more done without leaving Microsoft Teams or hunting through your emails. Learn more…

Power BI Windows app has new look (preview)!

Power BI Windows app is designed to provide great Power BI consumption experience for Windows users. Business users who do not need to create or edit reports can use this app for simpler and easier view and usage of reports, dashboards and apps. In this release we are introducing preview of Power BI Windows app’s new look, which includes new home page.

Best practice rules to improve your model’s performance and design v1.1

See the latest version of the best practice rules to improve your model’s performance and design!

Embed Power BI in Salesforce

We’re excited to introduce new developer samples for embedding Power BI analytics in Salesforce. You can embed Power BI report, dashboards and more in Salesforce for your organization or for your customers. By embedding Power BI in Salesforce, your users will have access to Power BI interactive data visualizations that can be connected to all … Continue reading “Embed Power BI in Salesforce”

Deployment pipelines – announcing ‘Deployment History’ feature and ‘Azure DevOps extension’ GA

A new feature for Deployment pipelines, Deployment History, allows you to review details of all your recent months deployments – who, what and when. Check it out! Also, download our Azure DevOps extension now having general availability, and be aware our UpdateApp API now excludes adding new items to Apps.

On-premises data gateway October release

Hope you’re all enjoying the fall! With the changing of the leaves comes a changed on-premises data gateway. Download the October version to use the same query execution logic/run-time as in the October version of Power BI Desktop.

Power BI component for Vue.js applications is now available

We’re thrilled to announce that a new component for embedding Power BI content in Vue.js applications is now available! Vue is an increasingly popular JavaScript framework for building front-end user interfaces and websites.

Introducing a new way to purchase licensed Power BI visuals and manage licenses through Microsoft platforms

Last week, at Inspire, we announced a key enhancement to AppSource visuals; You can now purchase and manage licenses of licensed visuals through Microsoft AppSource!

Join Us! Power BI Dev Camp: Thursday 25, August 2022 at 11:00 AM PDT – 12:00 PM noon PDT

This month’s Power BI Dev Camp session provides a quick primer on modern React-JS development and demonstrates how to create an SPA application with React-JS which calls the Power BI REST API and implements User-Owns-Data embedding.

Goals in Power BI is becoming ‘metrics’ and is moving to GA!

We are excited to announce general availability for metrics in Power BI (formerly called goals) along with new features to deliver scorecarding scenarios even more effectively within Power BI. Additionally, we’re pleased to share plans for how Power BI will work with the new Viva Goals offering from Microsoft to empower organizations more effectively meet their goals with OKR experiences connected to Power BI data, delivered by Viva Goals.

Announcing general availability of the ExecuteQueries REST API

We are happy to announce that the ExecuteQueries REST API is now GA. By using this REST API, you can query datasets in Power BI from practically any modern environment on any platform, as long as you can authenticate with Azure Active Directory (AAD) and construct a Web request. The query functionality is comparable to XMLA read access, yet avoids dependencies on Analysis Services client libraries, requires no connection to XMLA endpoints, and works in Premium workspaces as well as in ordinary workspaces.

New sharing experience coming soon!

Sharing reports in Power BI will be as easy and familiar as sharing in Office. At the end of this month, we’ll be introducing a new sharing capability in Power BI that will allow reports to be shared with people within the organization through shareable links.

Announcing General Availability (GA) of the Power BI connector for Databricks

We are excited to announce General Availability (GA) of the Power BI connector for Databricks, including the ability to connect to Databricks without an on-premises data gateway as well as support for Azure Active Directory (AAD) authentication and SSO in DirectQuery mode in the Power BI service.

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.