The November update has major updates in several areas of Power BI Desktop. There’s a new, modern ribbon that aligns Power BI Desktop with Office and adds more functionality. We’re also adding a new visual, the decomposition tree, which is one of the most requested ideas on ideas.powerbi.com. AI functions integrated into Power Query allows you to take your data transformations to the next level, and of course we have incremental improvements across the entire product.Read more
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Today, we’re announcing general availability (GA) for cognitive services, Azure ML and the AI workload in Power BI Premium. The AI workload will now be enabled by default for all P-nodes, as well as nodes A3/EM3 and above, allowing the users of those capacities to use cognitive services in dataflows right away. A new workload setting is added to separately enable Automated ML, which remains in public preview.» Read more
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.» Read more
Hopefully, you are either enjoying the start of the Microsoft Business Applications Summit or watching all the exciting news and announcements on social media! To go along with all those other announcements, we, of course, also have a big update for our June update for Power BI Desktop. There are a lot of new features and updates to the existing features this month. Some of the highlights include a top UserVoice ask, visual level filters for slicers, and more formatting options that can be changed based on expressions. We also modernized our side panes and added support in Power BI Desktop for shared and certified datasets, a much anticipated capability that will help our customers establish single sources of truth in their organizations and to continue driving a data culture based on collaboration and sharing.» Read more
Based on the technology used in SQL Server Reporting Services, Paginated Reports brings a new set of enterprise reporting capabilities to the Power BI service. It enables developers and BI professionals to create and distribute highly formatted, pixel-perfect reports right alongside their interactive Power BI content, becoming the first cloud BI solution that combines the power of self-service BI with the needs and capabilities of traditional Enterprise BI scenarios.» Read more
Template app general availability announcement and latest features» Read more
We’re happy to announce that the Power BI Mobile iOS app is now integrated with Siri shortcuts. Now, you’ll be able to just say “Hey Siri, open my report” and you’ll get the content you’re looking for.
Together with Siri shortcuts, we’re also introducing device level search (Spotlight) which allows you to easily search for, and find, Power BI content on your device.
These new capabilities, Siri shortcuts and Spotlight search, help you easily locate and quickly access your reports and dashboards without navigating through the app.
June gateway release» Read more
We’re almost halfway through the year and what a great start it’s been to 2019! The Power BI team continued to deliver some of the most anticipated features in the month of May. We were also heads down planning for the Microsoft Business Applications Summit, where we look forward to connecting with many of you there next week!» Read more
Can’t make it to Microsoft Business Applications Summit this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered – catch the opening keynote live from Atlanta, Georgia June 10 at 8:30 a.m. EDT.» Read more