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Power BI February 2024 Feature Summary

Welcome to the Power BI February 2024 update. We’ve got a lot of great features this month. Here are some key highlights: Visual calculations make it easier than ever to do calculations that were very hard or even impossible. The Power BI home provides a centralized location for all your Power BI desktop activities. Fabric Copilot for Power BI can now add measure descriptions to your semantic model measures. The Power BI add in now supports shareable links to make it easier for people to consume reports. The new Explore feature gives you a better understanding of what’s in the data you’re exploring.

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Announcement: Microsoft Purview data loss prevention policies for Power BI are now generally available (GA)

DLP policies help you automatically detect sensitive information managed in your Power BI tenant and take risk remediation actions, to help you comply with governmental or industry regulations, such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Last April we announced the release of DLP policies for Power BI to public preview. We’re happy to share that these capabilities are now generally available!

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Microsoft named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Analytics and BI Platforms

We are thrilled to announce that for the sixteenth consecutive year, Microsoft has been positioned as a Leader in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. Microsoft has also been positioned furthest to the right for Completeness of Vision, and highest in the Ability to Execute in the Magic Quadrant for the fifth consecutive year.

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Power BI April 2023 Feature Summary

Welcome to the Power BI April 2023 Monthly Update! We are happy to announce that Power BI Desktop is fully supported on Azure Virtual Desktop (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop) and Windows 365. This month, we have updates to the Preview feature On-object that was announced last month and dynamic format strings for measures. We have additional features in Reporting, Data Connectivity, Service, Paginated Reports, Mobile, and Visualizations. Read on to explore all we have to offer this month!

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