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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Paginated Reports now supported in Apps in Power BI

With Power BI apps, you can create collections of dashboards and reports and publish these apps to your whole organization or to specific people or groups.  For the second post in our series we’re calling “New Feature Friday”, we’re pleased to announce that Paginated Reports can now be published from your workspaces as part of …

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Privacy Levels for Cloud Data Sources

In Power BI datasets that combine data from multiple data sources in a single M query, privacy levels define a how the data sources are isolated from each other. Restrictive isolation levels block data from being exchanged with other data sources, which can reduce functionality and impact performance but ensures that sensitive data does not …

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Power BI Desktop April 2019 Feature Summary

April is an exciting month for Power BI Desktop! Our April update has major updates across the entire product. This release adds the ability to define the titles of your visuals and the URLs of your buttons based on DAX expressions, which is only our first step towards making every property of a visual expression-based. You can also now easily link reports within a workspace together with across-report drillthrough support. We have a lot of new connectors this month and several of our preview connectors are now generally available, including the Power BI dataflows and PDF connectors. Data prep gets some major updates as well with the GA of data profiling and M intellisense.

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Power BI Service and Mobile March 2019 Feature Summary

It’s time again to recap all the features and announcements we made in the month of March. Premium Multi-Geo General Availability Users outside your organization can edit and manage content with Azure AD B2B On-premises data gateway March update Public preview of XMLA endpoint Slideshow in presentation mode for Windows Power BI app Updates to …

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Industry Benchmark Recognizes Microsoft’s Unmatched Analytics

In our February blog, we touched on how Power BI and Azure SQL Data Warehouse together provide customers with unmatched analytics capabilities that enable fast, interactive analysis across petabytes of data – we call it petabyte-scale analytics.     Today we want to call attention to the exciting news that Azure SQL Data Warehouse has …

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New Power BI Regions in France and in Korea

Power BI is now available in two new regions, allowing customers to locate their Power BI deployments closer to their data sources, either in Azure or on-premises, enabling faster performance of data refresh and lower networking egress costs.  The new regions are: France Central Korea Central With the addition of these two new regions, Power …

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“Mayor of the Internet” Alexis Ohanian to keynote Microsoft Business Applications Summit

We’re so excited to announce Alexis Ohanian as our special guest keynote speaker for Microsoft Business Applications Summit, coming to Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, 2019. Dubbed “Mayor of the Internet” by Forbes, Ohanian co-founded Reddit in 2005. He sold the site to Condé Nast in 2006, but returned in 2015 as executive chair …

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Power BI Paginated Report Builder Now Available

To kick off our series of posts this month we’re calling “New Feature Friday”, we’re pleased to announce the initial release of Power BI Report Builder, the latest companion application for Power BI that lets you author Paginated Reports. It is a free, standalone Windows Desktop application that can be downloaded from the Power BI …

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Enabling Cognitive Services and Automated ML in your Power BI Premium Subscription

Automated ML and Cognitive Services in Power BI enables compelling new analytics scenarios – with cognitive services you can perform sentiment analysis, pull key phrases from unstructured text, tag images with their content and more! And with Automated ML you can build your own binary prediction, classification, and regression machine learning models on your historical …

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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 …

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