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Join Us! Power BI Dev Camp: Thursday 28 April 2022 at 11:00 AM PDT

Join us! to learn about new visuals to report pages using the Power BI JavaScript Authoring API as well as custom bookmarks to capture personalized report settings, self service authoring and much more!

SQL Server Reporting Services 2022 

SQL Server Reporting Services

Learn How Power BI and Accessibility Work Together

Power BI’s accessibility documentation has been expanded from one article to five new articles for you to explore. We hope that these new articles will help you learn more about how Power BI can empower your organization, report creators, and report consumers through accessibility.

Help improve Power BI – Performance

As always, we love hearing from you to make Power BI better everyday. That is why we have another survey regarding performance for you to provide feedback.

Analyze LinkedIn Sales Navigator usage data in Power BI

The LinkedIn Sales Navigator Analytics Integration allows teams to seamlessly view and analyze Sales Navigator usage data within Power BI to increase sales effectiveness and maximize productivity.

Updated Ribbon Experience for Power BI Desktop

The ribbon in Power BI Desktop has an updated and modern experience. When you turn on the “Updated ribbon” preview feature, you will see a ribbon that looks more like the ribbon in Office products. In the updated ribbon, you have access to all the existing features that you know and love, and over time, more features will be added to the ribbon.

Power BI Desktop November 2019 Feature Summary

The November update has major updates in several areas of Power BI Desktop. There’s a new, modern ribbon that aligns Power BI Desktop with Office and adds more functionality. We’re also adding a new visual, the decomposition tree, which is one of the most requested ideas on ideas.powerbi.com. AI functions integrated into Power Query allows you to take your data transformations to the next level, and of course we have incremental improvements across the entire product.

Connect with the Microsoft Power BI Team at Power Summit Phoenix October 15-18 in Phoenix, AZ

Bringing all Power Platform community together at one special event in Phoenix Oct 15th for collaboration, networking and hands-on learning opportunities

Enable your team with new workspace experiences (preview)

Today, I’m excited to announce the public preview of a new workspace experience in Power BI. The new workspace experience is designed to enable enterprises to easily manage Power BI content at scale using security groups, distribution lists, and Office 365 Groups. When using the new workspace experiences, you can create App workspaces without creating an underlying Office 365 Group. This blog explains what is changing and how you can plan ahead to be ready.

Announcing the deprecation of custom visual’s API version 1.1 and older

As of September 1st only API 1.2 and above will be supported.

Heads up: breaking change coming to Power BI PowerShell Cmdlets

Breaking change to Power BI PowerShell cmdlets. Need to upgrade module to 1.0946 or later

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…

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.

Power BI Ideas site improvement updates

In the July blog post about the Ideas site, we published our plan to improve the Ideas website. Today we would like to share some of the progress as well as a roadmap for Ideas.

Power BI Report Server September 2022 Feature Summary

New September Release Power BI Report Server 2022

General Availability of next-gen Premium Platform

We happily announce Next Gen Premium Platform (Gen2) Generally Available! Optional autoscale charges will begin November 4th 2021

Excel announces new data visualization capabilities with Power BI custom visuals

Today, as part of Build, we announced that Power BI Custom Visuals will be rolling out in Preview to Office 365 subscribers enrolled in the Office Insiders program soon, extending Excel charting capabilities and more than doubling the data visualization options for the most widely used data analytics tool in the world.

Week 4/11 Webinars: Load Testing Power BI Applications with Visual Studio Load Test and Getting Started with Model Driven Apps in PowerApps

Two great Webinars for the week of 4/11: Load Testing Power BI Applications with Visual Studio Load Test and Getting Started with CDS for Apps based Model Driven Apps

June 2020 Community Highlights

Featured community members, changes to the Community, and more! Read up on recent Power BI community news.

Announcing Power BI data protection GA and introducing new capabilities

Last fall we introduced industry-leading Power BI data protection capabilities in public preview. Today we’re happy to announce these capabilities are generally available (GA), along with new and exciting capabilities we’re announcing in this space! Power BI helps organizations empower everyone to make every decision based on data. It enables a single unified platform to ask smarter business questions and get to actionable insight faster. But democratizing access to insight is only part of the story. We’ve also worked hard to ensure that Power BI is part of an end-to-end security platform that is easy to use, integrated with productivity solutions, and enables remote work. Power BI’s data protection capabilities help people to securely uncover insight, collaborate, and share appropriately no matter where data goes – even outside the organizational network or on unmanaged devices.

Power BI Developer community August 2020 update

This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI embedded analytics and Power BI visuals platform

Join us! Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 noon PDT with Reid Havens!

In this Power BI webinar Reid Havens covers two of the cornerstones of Power Query, tuning and designing for optimal refresh speeds, and intelligently handling errors.

Join us! Tuesday July 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 noon PDT with Gaston Cruz!

Join us to walk through the latest tips and tricks when working with XMLA Endpoints in Power BI.

Help Improve DirectQuery!

Do you use DirectQuery to connect directly to your data with Power BI Desktop? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Visualizing and interacting with your Azure Machine Learning Studio experiments

Microsoft Senior Program Manager Christian Berg is back with another entry in his series on becoming your organization’s strategic advisor with Machine Learning and Power BI. In part 6, he lookd at connecting to an Azure ML Studio experiment with an Rviz and then building on that to create a dynamic report to explore cross price elasticities. He also looks at a simpler example where we instead use DAX to explore the impact of different discount percentages, based on an assumption about our elasticity.