Posts tagged: dataflows

Power BI dataflows January updates

Happy new year everyone! We are kicking off the new year with an update to Power BI dataflows, focused on the dataflows editor. Power BI dataflows was introduced to public preview in November, and was well received. Since then we’ve been working to increase dataflows adoption even more by introducing new and exciting features. Today … Continue reading “Power BI dataflows January updates”

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Power BI Service and Mobile November & December Feature Summary

We saved the best for last. The final stretch of 2018 was incredible for the Power BI team. We announced some of our biggest previews, rolled out new features, and improved existing functionality across service and mobile based on your feedback. Before we ring in the new year, here’s a quick recap, in case you … Continue reading “Power BI Service and Mobile November & December Feature Summary”

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Introducing: Power BI data prep with dataflows

In the modern BI world, data preparation is considered the most difficult, expensive, and time-consuming task, estimated by experts as taking 60%-80% of the time and cost of a typical analytics project. Some of the challenges in those projects include fragmented and incomplete data, complex system integration, business data without any structural consistency, and of course, a high skillset barrier. Specialized expertise, typically reserved for data warehousing professionals, is often required. Such advanced skills are rare and expensive.

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Power BI Desktop September 2018 Feature Summary

We are very excited to announce that as part of our September update, we have a preview of aggregations, which allows you to seamlessly store only summarized values in memory without having to load your entire dataset into Power BI, greatly improving the performance of your reports. This month also includes a preview of a PDF file connector, which is the most requested connector on UserVoice; and one of our biggest updates to our advanced query editor in quite a while, M intellisense.

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