Announcing New AI and Enterprise features for Power BI

As we kick off the Microsoft Business Application Summit with our amazing community at Atlanta, I wanted to share some exciting Power BI news as part of the event, including the June release of Power BI Desktop and the general availability of Paginated Reports in the service.

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Microsoft Business Applications Summit: Top 10 reasons to attend!

We can’t wait for Microsoft Business Applications Summit this year – and it’s almost here! Coming to Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, this is your chance to get hands-on with your favorite tools, go one-on-one with experts and engineers, and collaborate with our vibrant community of data drivers.     Why Attend? Top 10 reasons to join us in June. Learn more about Microsoft’s …

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Power BI Service and Mobile April 2019 feature summary

April was packed full of new capabilities for Power BI. Thank you for the ongoing support and feedback – we couldn’t have done it without you. Here’s a quick rundown of everything we announced last month: Power BI dataflows GA Q&A update for dashboards New workspaces experience GA Paginated Report Builder New Power BI regions …

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Where in the world is the Power BI World Tour next?

The Power Platform User Groups (Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow) are excited to announce that they have added another stop to the Power Platform World Tour – They are headed to beautiful Vienna, Austria! We have several other stops planned in 2019 such as: London Madrid Copenhagen Sao Paulo Mexico City Vienna  Where would you …

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On-premises data gateway May 2019 update is now available

We are happy to announce that we have just released the May update for the On-premises data gateway (version 3000.5.185). Here are some of the things that we would like to highlight with this month’s release: Gateway Performance Monitoring (Public Preview) Amazon Redshift Refresh via the on-premises data gateway May version of the mashup engine …

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Announcing Report Commenting for Power BI Service and Mobile

Back in September of last year, we announced dashboard commenting in Power BI. Since then, we’ve seen thousands of you leverage this feature to collaborate with colleagues and start discussions within your organization. Today, I’m excited to announce that we are bringing the same commenting capability to Power BI reports! With report commenting, you can …

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Oracle and Teradata data source support and hourly e-mail subscriptions for Paginated Reports now available

For the fifth week in a row, we’re pleased to announce two new features on “New Feature Friday” for Paginated Reports in Power BI.  We’ve added support for two new data sources, Oracle and Teradata, and also added the ability to schedule your e-mail subscriptions on an hourly basis. Oracle and Teradata Now Supported We …

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How Power BI enables remote communities in Africa to track AIDS

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end global pediatric HIV/AIDS through prevention and treatment programs, research, and advocacy in 19 countries worldwide.  The number of new HIV infections among children has declined more than 90% in the U.S. and 70% worldwide. Over its 30-year existence, EGPAF has played a major role in these …

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Duplicating workspaces by using Power BI cmdlets

By using the Power BI management cmdlets, you can automate typical user and administration tasks with significantly less effort and complexity than with direct Power BI REST API calls. To illustrate this point, let’s take a look at Sirui’s original copyWorkspace.ps1 script, published in 2017 for the “Duplicate workspaces using the Power BI REST APIs: …

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Exporting the workspaces list from the Admin Portal

In a comment to the recent announcement of Workspace Management in the Admin Portal, JohnR asked for an option to export the list of workspaces with the fields provided. This would help facilitate admin work across thousands of workspaces. A great suggestion! Perhaps you wanted to export the list of workspaces placed on Premium capacities, …

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Power BI Dataset data source support for Paginated Reports is now available

As discussed in our blog post announcing support for Azure Analysis Services,  we promised to unlock the critical capability of allowing Paginated Reports to be built on the same enterprise semantic model as your interactive reports.  This week for “New Feature Friday”, we’re pleased to announce that Power BI Datasets in premium workspaces are now …

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