Microsoft a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI Platforms for 12 consecutive years

  We’re very grateful to our customers, our community members, and our partners for making Power BI what it is today.   Thank you.   The Power BI Team       Get the 2019 Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms report* to learn more.             *This graphic …

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Insights made easy with Power BI Template Apps

Data is most valuable when it leads to informed action. Making it easier for people to get actionable insights is what Power BI is all about. Now, with Power BI Template Apps, users can immediately begin exploring, learning, and taking action on key data with off-the-shelf apps. Template Apps are integrated packages of pre-built Power …

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End-User Filtered Export capabilities now available

For the third straight week, we’re delivering on the item I’ve heard more end-user feedback around than any other we’d promised to deliver in the October blogpost.  At long last, you and your users will be able to export their Power BI reports to either PDF or PowerPoint and have their selections on the screen …

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Power BI Desktop February 2019 Feature Summary

The February update for Power BI Desktop has a preview of our new Key Influencers visual, which lets you perform key drivers analysis over your data with just a few clicks. We also have some major updates for Q&A with the addition of auto-generated questions and the ability to ask Insights related questions. Our partners and community have added a lot of new connectors and custom visuals this month as well. Lastly, to round things out, we have some formatting and visual improvements this month.

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Webinar 3/7: Tour of the new Power BI Premium Capacity metrics app by Swati Gupta

(Please note: Date change due to inclement weather in Redmond) Take a look at the new version of Power BI Premium Capacity Metrics app.  In addition to comprehensive refresh , query and eviction metrics for past 7 days, the latest version now offers system metrics by workloads, and total active dataset size in memory metrics. …

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Petabyte-scale Analytics with Power BI and Azure

As the volume and complexity of the data continue to grow exponentially, organizations need an analytics solution that is fast, secure, and easy-to-use, so they can extract critical insights from their data and take timely actions to maintain a competitive advantage. Power BI and Azure provide customers an unmatched combination for petabyte-scale analytics – we …

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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 …

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Bulk Operations in the Admin Portal

Bulk operations enable Power BI admins to perform repetitive tasks efficiently. Perhaps you need to add a new hire as a workspace administrator to all workspaces of the Finance department. Or maybe you need to restore multiple deleted workspaces or recover a few orphaned ones. It is also imaginable that you needed to enforce a …

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