Posts By: Arun Ulag

Announcing Power BI Premium Per User general availability and autoscale preview for Gen2

The Microsoft Power BI team’s mission is to help our customers drive a data culture where everyone can make better decisions with data. Power BI empowers every business user and business analyst to get amazing insights with AI infused experiences. With Power BI Premium, we enable business analysts to not only analyze and visualize their data, but to also build an end-to-end data platform through drag and drop experiences.

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Microsoft named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI Platforms

Today we’re announcing that for the 14th consecutive year1 Microsoft has been positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. For the third year, Microsoft is positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision and furthest up in the ability to execute within the Leaders’ quadrant.

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Announcing Azure Synapse Analytics public preview

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that Azure Synapse Analytics, the next generation of Azure SQL Data warehouse, is now available for public preview. Azure Synapse provides incredible performance over large data volumes and has built-in capabilities for data ingestion, data preparation, machine learning, and visualization, while accelerating time to value and reducing TCO. And it works seamlessly with Power BI!

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How Public Agencies Keep Communities Informed on COVID-19 with Power BI

As the world grapples with COVID-19, it’s critical that public agencies working to stop the spread of the virus are equipped to give citizens timely and accurate information. Government agencies and non-profits are handling large amounts of data that are changing rapidly, and many of them are turning to Power BI to share data about COVID-19 with citizens in easy-to-understand maps and dashboards.

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