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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI – New Online edX Course

We are happy to announce a new Data Visualization course available on edX . Learn how to connect and visualize your data with Power BI, Microsoft’s latest business intelligence tools and services. In this course, you will learn how to connect…

An Excel and Power BI-inspired "Santa Baby" Jingle for your Christmas Cheer

In honor of the holiday today, one of loyal Excel and Power BI lovers, Santa Monica-based Excel Consultant Szilvia Juhasz belts out this Power Pivot/Excel version of the classic “Santa Baby”. Thanks to Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen for sharing this…

Try the latest Power Query update!

Last month we announced the General Availability of Microsoft Power Query for Excel , and today we are excited to introduce a new quality update. Power Query is supported for your production scenarios and we will continue to deliver updates that provide…

Use Power Query To Draft A Fantasy Football Team

Fantasy football draft season is here, and the UX test lead for Power Query, Ben Martens , thought that picking his fantasy team seemed like an interesting test case for Power Query . Here it is how he did it in his own words: There’s a lot of…

Worldwide Demographics & Statistics using Power Query and Power View

Last week, we announced Power BI for Office 365 at the Worldwide Partner Conference. Sign up now to be notified when the Power BI Preview becomes available. We also announced that Microsoft Power Query for Excel has reached General availability and…

Demystifying Power BI Q&A – Part 1

Introduction By now, you’ve probably seen a demo of Power BI Q&A and may have played with one of our sample models. So at this point, you’re probably thinking one of two things: Either you’re amazed by how smart the system is…

How Condé Nast is Getting Better Insight into Consumer Behavior

Recently Quentin Clark announced the general availability of Power BI for Office 365 . In the blog post, one of the key issues highlighted is the importance of reach. In order for customers to get deeper value from data, more people in an organization…

Sharing and Discovering Queries Using Power Query and Power BI

In conjunction with Power BI for Office 365, Power Query offers a set of capabilities for sharing and discovering queries within your organization. In this blog post, we will look into the specific details for how this works. Sharing a query Let’s…

Go Seahawks! From the Power BI Team

With the NFL Championship games just around the corner, we wanted to pay tribute to the Seahawks and their long and winding road to the NFC Championship game against the 49ers this Sunday. The following video was created by our team from publicly-available…

Monitor and track your SendGrid email delivery stats using Power BI

SendGrid is an incredibly powerful “Email Infrastructure in the Cloud” platform. If you use SendGrid as a means for reaching your customers via email, then it is very easy to use Power BI as a means of monitoring and analyzing your email deliverability…

6 New Updates to the Power BI Designer Preview

Try what’s coming next for Power BI! This week we are releasing a new version of the Power BI Designer Preview . This update is packed with lots of new things for you to try: from new connectors, transformations and Report view features to significant…

Can we share items between Tenants?

NOTE: Information listed here is good as of 3/6/2015 and is subject to change. There has been confusion with the new Power BI Public Preview and Sharing. Currently, the only item that can be shared is the Dashboard. People have asked if they can just…

Power BI Service Announcement: Power View Forecasting Offline for Maintenance

The Power View forecasting feature is currently offline for maintenance as the team is working to fix a stability issue. The feature will be reimplemented once the issue is fixed – please continue to visit PowerBI.com for timing updates. Try…

Excel Power Map November Update

Today we announced the Power Map November update , that adds a new feature requested by many Power Map users: the ability to play any tour directly from any scene . Before this update, if you wanted to check how a specific scene looked, you would have…

Excel Power Map December Update

Today we announced the new Power Map December Update that includes improved performance for geocoding, increased accuracy for the Auto Fit feature in custom maps, and the option of selecting all items when filtering. For more details on how to use this…

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

Power BI February 2023 Feature Summary

Welcome to the February 2023 update! This month, we’ve added TypeScript support in the developer playground sandbox, several new formatting features for reporting, and so much more. Continue reading for more details on our new features!

Explore new capabilities in Microsoft Power BI at the Microsoft Business Applications Launch Event

Businesses today are constantly facing new and bigger challenges. Technology is diversifying and evolving faster than ever to address these issues, giving industries across the board a growing number of solutions to sift through.

Announcing the new sharing experience

We’re excited to announce a new sharing experience that allows sharing reports via links. Previously in the old experience, we supported sharing reports by granting direct access. For the new experience, reports can be shared via links in addition to direct access sharing.

Announcing the New Personalize Visuals Experience for Power BI Reports

This month we are incredibly excited to announce a new visual personalization feature to allow your end-users to explore and personalize visuals all within the consumption view of a report! Check out the full blog post to learn more.

How to do multivariate reporting with Power BI

What is Multivariate Reporting and when is it helpful? Multivariate Reporting (also known as Small Multiples) uses a series of visuals with the same measure and same scales but showcases various partitions of the data. The benefit is that you can allow your report consumers to easily compare the same measure across dimensions and all … Continue reading “How to do multivariate reporting with Power BI”

Introducing Microsoft Fabric and Copilot in Microsoft Power BI

Today, we are excited to unveil Microsoft Fabric and Copilot in Microsoft Power BI. Fabric, now in preview, is an end-to-end, human-centered analytics product that brings together all an organization’s data and analytics in one place.

New Tenant Setting Notifications and GetTenantSettings API

Today, we have some exciting news to share with you – the introduction of a new Power BI admin API that allows you to conveniently access all tenant settings in a single call.

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