Posts By: Jeroen ter Heerdt

Announcing Power BI integration with Databricks Partner Connect

Power BI Desktop customers can now visualize data in their Delta Lake using Databricks with just a couple of clicks. In the past, connecting to Databricks from Power BI Desktop required the end user to perform a lot of manual configuration. Power BI Desktop integration with Databricks Partner Connect makes it simple to connect to your Delta Lake so you can start doing analytics and sharing insights with your business.

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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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Plan your Power BI sessions at Ignite Nov 2-4, 2021!

As we move into the last third of the year, the Power BI team have had a busy summer working on delivering exciting innovation for you, our community. We have a number of sessions during Ignite delivered by experts which gives you a great sense of the capabilities you can try, deploy or scale for your organization. As with everything we do, we’re grounded on the mission of empowering every individual, team and organization make better data driven decisions. Let’s take a look what sessions you can put into your backpack this Ignite.

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Power BI Desktop Installer Changes & WebView2

As mentioned in the June and July feature summaries, we are switching a vital component of Power BI from CefSharp to WebView2. We’re making this switch to better optimize our development and release process (which means we’ll be able to spend more time developing new features!). It also means that you’ll automatically get the latest security patches as the WebView2 team ships them instead of waiting for us to update Power BI Desktop. Please continue reading as we have some important announcements to make and recommended actions for you to take.

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Announcing availability of virtual workshops and training to get started with Power BI

Learn how using data can help you understand and improve your business. Power BI lets you easily unify data from many sources to create interactive dashboards and reports that provide actionable insights to drive your business. This training covers an overview and demo of Power BI to show how you can get maximum value out of your data in a way that was previously not possible.

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