Power BI Desktop July 2019 Feature Summary

With this month comes the first feature release from our announcements at Microsoft Business Application Summit, Icon sets, which also addresses our current #1 idea on ideas.powerbi.com. On top of this major update, we have incremental improvements for many of our existing features, such as measure support for the Key influencers visual and RLS support for aggregations. To round this out, we are also making several key features, the new filter pane and aggregations, generally available.

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Deep dive with Power BI at Microsoft Business Applications Summit

Flex your skills – and gain new ones – at Microsoft Business Applications Summit, coming to Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, 2019. This is the place to dive deep with the tools you use every day, see the future of business applications before anyone else, and connect with our vibrant community. Registration is open …

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Enhancing presentation mode with slideshow in Windows Power BI app

Few months back we released Presentation mode in our Power BI Mobile app for Windows devices, which better allows you to focus on your data during meetings. Using Power BI Windows app with presentation mode enables you to present, collaborate, and have productive discussions while using your data in your Power BI dashboards and reports. You can …

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Power BI open-platform connectivity with XMLA endpoints public preview

Organizations embracing a data culture must find a way to create semantic models that serve as the single source of truth for the enterprise. With the sophisticated data modeling capabilities in Power BI, customers are building enterprise grade semantic models directly into Power BI datasets, which are then visualized on Power BI reports and dashboards. …

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See What’s Coming Next in Microsoft Power BI

Explore new ways to distill actionable insights from your data that drive business growth and what’s new with Power BI capabilities bundled in the April 2019 release. Join us for the Business Applications Virtual Launch Event, streaming live on April 2 from 8:00-9:30 AM PDT. This free event will showcase the new features coming in …

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How to do multivariate reporting with Power BI

What is Multivariate Reporting and when is it helpful? Multivariate Reporting (also known as Small Multiples) uses a series of visuals with the same measure and same scales but showcases various partitions of the data. The benefit is that you can allow your report consumers to easily compare the same measure across dimensions and all …

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Power BI Embedded session at Power Platform Summit Europe: What’s new in Power BI Embedded

Join the Power BI Embedded team at the Power Platform Summit Europe for a 2-hour session. During the session, we will cover the newest features and capabilities in Power BI Embedded such as: Control all visual menu actions programmatically – Options and Context Menus APIs has been extended to provide full control for each visual …

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Update on the New Workspace Experiences Preview Including GA Timeline

We launched the public preview of new workspace experiences in August 2018 to enable Power BI workspace admins to 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 make giving access to workspaces easier. At …

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Power BI Service and Mobile February 2019 Feature Summary

February was yet another exciting and busy month for Power BI, as we rolled out many features that were highly requested by our customers and community. Here’s a recap of all the announcements: Updates to the Premium Capacity Metrics app Export to PDF and filtered export for Power BI reports On-demand email subscriptions Bulk operations …

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BI Bake-Off at Gartner Data and Analytics Summit 2019

Today we presented at the 5th annual Gartner BI Bake Off session at the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit in Orlando, Florida and we are very excited to share the report with everyone. The topic this year is loneliness data from the Kaiser Family Foundation and The Economist Same as last year, a little bit of background: …

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On-premises data gateway March update is now available

We are happy to announce that we have just released the March update for the On-premises data gateway (version 3000.2.52) Note: The latest March build number is now 3000.2.52(was previously 3000.2.47). In this latest release, we fixed a bug which was causing some of the scheduled refreshes via the gateway to intermittently fail with timeout …

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