Power BI Support
Export to Excel Improvements for Matrix Visuals (GA)
The improvements to the Power BI matrix visual that ensures that structure of data exported to Excel is preserved is now Generally Available (GA).
How to Integrate Power BI Reporting into .NET apps
Since the Report Viewer control was first introduced over a decade ago, it has been a key component that allowed developers to surface report content easily in their applications. But although the application development landscape has changed significantly since that time, support for the control is limited to both WinForms and WebForms. With the introduction of new, cross-platform options starting with .NET Core in 2016, we’re focusing our investments on new capabilities in Microsoft Power BI to fill this need for you and your customers moving forward.
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.
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
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.
Power BI component for Vue.js applications is now available
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.
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.
Preview data is now available in the dataset details page
Preview data is now available!
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!
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.
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 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: 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 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.
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.
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 New Workspace Experience General Availability (GA)
I’m happy to announce that starting today, the New Workspace Experience has reached General Availability (GA). With the new workspace experience, Power BI workspace admins can use security groups to manage access to workspaces, enable BI teams to create workspaces without needing to create an Office 365 Group, and to provide granular workspace roles to … Continue reading “Announcing New Workspace Experience General Availability (GA)”
See What’s Coming Next in Microsoft Power BI
Explore new ways to distill actionable insights from your data that drive business growth and what’s new with Power BI capabilities bundled in the April 2019 release. Join us for the Business Applications Virtual Launch Event, streaming live on April 2 from 8:00-9:30 AM PDT. This free event will showcase the new features coming in … Continue reading “See What’s Coming Next in Microsoft Power BI”
Power BI Service and Mobile February 2019 Feature Summary
February was yet another exciting and busy month for Power BI, as we rolled out many features that were highly requested by our customers and community. Here’s a recap of all the announcements: Updates to the Premium Capacity Metrics app Export to PDF and filtered export for Power BI reports On-demand email subscriptions Bulk operations … Continue reading “Power BI Service and Mobile February 2019 Feature Summary”
Use Power BI API with service principal (Preview)
We’re thrilled to announce that you can authenticate to Power BI with service principal (also known as app-only authentication), available by end of week in Public Preview. Service principal is a local representation of your AAD application for use in a specific tenant and will allow you to access resources or perform operations using Power … Continue reading “Use Power BI API with service principal (Preview)”
Power BI data lineage experience for dataflows
In modern BI projects, understanding the flow of data from the data source to its destination, and understanding the data transformation done along the way, is a key challenge for many customers. This challenge becomes even bigger if you have built advanced analytical projects spanning multiple data sources, artifacts, and dependencies. Questions like “What happens … Continue reading “Power BI data lineage experience for dataflows”