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Power BI November 2021 Feature Summary

Welcome to the November 2021 update. The team has been hard at work delivering mighty features before the year ends and we are thrilled to release new format pane preview feature, page and bookmark navigators, new text box formatting options, pie, and donut chart rotation. There is more to explore, please continue to read on.

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Power BI May 2021 Feature Summary

It’s just over a week after MBAS. The storm has quieted down, and life is back to normal. This can only mean one thing – it’s time for this month’s update! Next to all the things we covered at MBAS there are more things happening, including a new preview of visual tooltips. Next to that, you can now quickly create reports from SharePoint lists and sensitivity labels are not inherited downstream. There is so much more in this update, so read on!

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Gartner Modern Analytics and BI Platforms Bake-off 2021: Analysis of impact of COVID-19 with Power BI

Each year, Gartner invite vendors from the BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant to show how their product can help solve real-world problems and find insights in real-world data. In previous years we’ve looked into the opioid crisis in the USA, global happiness, and life expectancy. This year the impact of COVID-19 was the obvious candidate! There is a wealth of data available on the internet, and while Gartner gave us some direction for the business questions we would investigate, we could use data from any number of sources to do the analysis. In this blog post you can see what we built and we will explain how we built it.

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Announcing support for backup and restore of Power BI datasets

e are excited to announce the public preview of Backup and Restore for datasets in Power BI Premium and Premium per User (PPU). You can now use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), Analysis Services cmdlets for PowerShell, and other tools to perform backup and restore operations in Power BI via XMLA endpoints in much the same way as you would for tabular models in Azure Analysis Services (Azure AS).

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