Posts By: The Power BI Team

Power BI publish to web helps nonprofits do more good

It’s been just over a year since we launched Power BI publish to web, and in that time, it’s become an important tool for bloggers, journalists, newspaper columnists, and authors who want to tell stories and share data insights online. But that’s not all! The publish to web feature has been widely adopted by businesses, civic groups, and nonprofit organizations, the latter in ways that might just help make the world a better place. Publish to web has already established itself as a great way to make data journalism even easier, but it also has found plenty of application in the nonprofit sector. These organizations are increasingly looking to leverage their data in cost-effective ways and drive real-time decision making. And nonprofits, perhaps more than other organizations, require easy, impactful ways to demonstrate issues and rally support from their constituents. Learn more about how these organizations are using Power BI.

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How Power BI Embedded Helps MB3M Provide A More Dynamic Reporting Solution To Its Customers

MB3M is a French software company founded in 2007 that builds applications for travel agencies. Its flagship product, MB3M Travel, covers a vast array of CRM, financial, and accounting needs of travel agencies. Travel managers use it to analyze travel expenses and respond to their customer needs. Learn how they upgraded their reporting capabilities and empowered developers to create interactive reports with Power BI.

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Find your data groove at Summit EMEA

Your data is powerful, which is why you need tools to harness it for smarter business decisions. Power BI and Dynamics 365 work side by side to deliver valuable insights that help you monitor your business, align departments, and anticipate customer needs. If you’re looking for new ways to use data visualizations, don’t miss this opportunity to attend Summit EMEA, a three-day experience for Dynamics users with a dedicated track for Power BI. You’ll learn about the latest Power BI updates and see what’s possible when you use Power BI and Dynamics 365 together.

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Help Improve Power BI Desktop

Feedback from the Power BI community is extremely important in helping us to improve our product. Once a quarter, we conduct a survey to get insight into your level of satisfaction with Power BI and to get feedback on how to make the Desktop experience even better. This is a great opportunity to provide direct feedback to the product team. In addition, if you take the survey by 5pm PST on February 17th, you will also be entered for a chance to win a $50 AMEX giftcard.

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from the Power BI team, and our colleagues at PowerApps and Microsoft Flow! Thank you for all your support in 2016, and we hope you and your family enjoy this most wonderful time of the year.

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LiveTiles presents: the new Power BI Tile

LiveTiles is pleased to announce full integration with Power BI, allowing customers for the first time to visualize their data and other business content on a single pane of glass. The Power BI Tile will change the way you manage your analytics, by giving you the added advantage of being able to create meaningful dashboards that also can surface contextual documentation, reports, rich media, and social feeds alongside highly visualized data sets.

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Combining Excel Files hosted on a SharePoint folder with Power BI

Have you ever wanted to consolidate, combine or append data from multiple excel spreadsheets or workbooks? I bet you have, and it has been a painful process either done manually or via 3rd party add-ins. In this blog post, we’ll show you how, with the newest version of the Power BI Desktop and Power Query for Excel, you can combine multiple data from Excel files into one big tall table. This post was contributed by Miguel Escobar and Ken Puls, Power BI experts and authors of the new ebook, "[M]agic Tricks for Data Wizards".

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