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Don’t miss these Power BI Mobile Sessions at the Data Insights Summit

The Microsoft Data Insights Summit is our user conference for business analysts — and the place to be for those who want to create a data-driven culture at their organization. Now in its second year, the event is packed with strong technical content, hands-on workshops, and a great lineup of speakers. We recently shared our full session catalog, as well as some of the amazing featured speakers we’ll have at the event. Today, we’re putting a spotlight on our Power BI Mobile sessions. Don’t miss these three great presentations, all delivered by members of our Mobile team who are excited about the future of data on the go!

Introducing the Quick Measures Gallery

In the April release of Power BI Desktop we release a powerful feature called ‘quick measures’ that helps create DAX measures based on templates for common patterns and expressions. You can submit your common calculations that would be helpful for the rest of the community on our new Quick Measures Gallery. We’ll evaluate the DAX statement and may use it as the basis of a future quick measure – you can even get your name immortalized in Power BI Desktop!

Announcing a Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services

We’re excited to announce that we’re making available a Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services. We plan to release the preview on Thursday along with some more info, but in the meantime, here are a couple of key things to know.

Help Improve Power BI Desktop

We are constantly using feedback from the community to improve Power BI Desktop. This helps us understand how we’re doing and what we can do to make your experience even better. Once a quarter, we run a survey to get insight into your level of satisfaction with Power BI and to get feedback on how to make the Desktop experience even better. This is a great chance to provide direct feedback to the product team and help shape future releases of Power BI Desktop. In addition, you’ll have the chance to win some prizes.

Return of the Dashboard Makeover Webinar!

Back in May we held one of our most popular webinars ever: a live Dashboard Makeover to review, revise, and improve entries from our Community. This month, we’re doing it again! Ask the experts at Microsoft and find out if the visual design of your work is helping to project your data story, or just creating confusion. Attend the live webinar on October 13, 2016 to see how our Power BI pros turn dashboards and reports from standard to shiny, sharing insights more efficiently and making a bigger impact on your audience.

4 recommended practices for new DAX users

On May 31, Paul Turley, Mentor for SolidQ and a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the Microsoft Data Platform, presented a Power BI Community Webinar on “Best DAX Practices From the Field”. If you’re just starting to learn DAX, check out Paul’s four recommended practices for new users!

New version of Personal Gateway is now live!

Today we released a new version of the Personal Gateway. This release includes many bug fixes and enhancements. As with the previous release, you do not have to uninstall the previous version of the Personal Gateway. It is an in-place upgrade. You…

Monitor and Explore your Stripe data in Power BI

Stripe is an advanced payment platform for online businesses. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, thousands of businesses use Stripe to accept payments in over 130 currencies, from anyone in the world. By connecting Power BI with your existing Stripe…

See the big picture with Power BI for Office 365

With Power BI for Office 365 you can consume and share your dashboards on the go. You can choose between our Power BI app or HTML5 reports to share and collaborate from anywhere on any device. Watch this new video to see how you can “Express Your Cells…

Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a leader in Analytics and BI platforms for 11 consecutive years

Today we’re thrilled to announce that for the 11th consecutive year, Microsoft has been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.* And for the third year, Microsoft is positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant.

Connect to tens of thousands of datasets on data.world with the new connector for Power BI Desktop (and join the webinar!)

Late last year as part of the December Power BI Desktop release, we launched a new connector for data.world – aka the social network for data nerds. data.world is a platform where people can find, use, share and collaborate with a vast array of high-quality open data.

Jan 23rd webinar: The Powerful Interactions between Excel and Power BI by Tristan Malherbe

See all the interactions between Excel and Power BI (Power BI in Excel, Excel connector, Power BI Publisher for Excel, Analyse in Excel, Export to Excel, push Data model from Excel to Power BI Service) with practical examples and relevant scenarios. Where: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM8xkNyZaTU

Power BI Service and Mobile January Feature Summary

The Power BI service and mobile team is thrilled to kick off the first feature summary blog for 2018! With a new year in full swing, we’ve been hard at work on features to make it easier for you to…

Congratulations to the Winners of the “Bookmarking Feature” Contest!

You may remember that the “Bookmarking Feature” contest launched a few weeks ago to feature the recently updated bookmark feature in Power BI Desktop. We had so many amazing submissions that showcased your creativity as well as the functionality of the bookmark feature. Power BI Program Managers Will Thompson and Amanda Cofsky reviewed each entry and, with great difficulty, have narrowed down the winners!

Announcing Power BI Premium support for larger datasets

Power BI Premium now supports uploading Power BI Desktop (.PBIX) files that are up to 10 GB in size – a x10 increase compared to before.

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.

Shape Your Future with Azure Data and Analytics Digital Event

Join us on December 3, 2020, from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Pacific Time (UTC-8), for the Shape Your Future with Azure Data and Analytics digital event to explore how data and analytics impact the future of your business and see how to use Power BI in conjunction with Azure data and analytics services to change the way you make strategic business decisions.

Paginated Reports January 2021 Feature Summary

Welcome to our very first update of 2021!  We have several exciting updates rolling out this month for paginated reports,  including  an improved editing and publishing experience in Power BI Report Builder, additional sample reports, Microsoft Dataverse connectivity and much more!  Read on to learn more about all of these exciting new developments.

Refresh your Power BI dataset using Microsoft Flow

Today, we are making scheduling of refreshes much more flexible to improve how Power BI works in processes like the ones described above. Specifically, we have added a new Refresh a dataset action to the Power BI connector for Microsoft Flow.

Help improve Power BI – Copy vs. Export Survey

Take our survey to help us continue to improve copy vs. export related scenarios in Power BI.

Power BI Service and Mobile July 2019 feature summary

It’s time again to recap the major features and announcements we made in the Power BI service and mobile for the month of July.

Power BI Developer community December update

This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI embedded analytics and Custom Visuals.

How to govern Power BI visuals inside your organization

Dozens of Power BI visuals come out-of-the box with Power BI Desktop. These visuals are available in the visualizations’ pane when you create or edit Power BI content. These visuals are just the beginning of the available options to help you tell your data story. Learn about the variety of options you get with Power BI visuals and how to manage them in your organization.

Watch live: Microsoft Business Applications Summit opening keynote

Can’t make it to Microsoft Business Applications Summit this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered – catch the opening keynote live from Atlanta, Georgia June 10 at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

Announcing Query Caching in Power BI Premium

Today we are pleased to announce Query Caching for Power BI Premium, which speeds up content loading by caching previously-used query results. The setting is applied at the dataset level so any reports using this dataset can benefit from the cache. This feature is not applicable to LiveConnect datasets leveraging Azure Analysis Services or SQL … Continue reading “Announcing Query Caching in Power BI Premium”