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2/1 Webinar: SharePoint Loves PowerApps! A Summary of SharePoint/PowerApps features by Ashish Trivedi
In this session, we will summarise the SharePoint features which are being made available in PowerApps. This include, built in support for different field types, new/edit/display forms, built in connectors or rules, connecting to sources or triggering a flow on button clicks. This session will be all around SharePoint and how PowerApps strengthen the SharePoint. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQl8L-8Ggvk
Power BI Developer community October update
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community. Don’t forget to check out the September blog post, if you haven’t done so already.Power BI Embedded Here is the list of…
Power BI Desktop November Feature Summary
This month conditional formatting gets a major update with the ability to control the color based on rules. If you have a slow data source, we now have report options that help limit the number of queries that are sent to the source. Finally, we are also adding several formatting features, including cell alignment for table and matrix, and precise control over the order of overlapping charts on your report.
Visualizing and interacting with your Azure Machine Learning Studio experiments
Microsoft Senior Program Manager Christian Berg is back with another entry in his series on becoming your organization’s strategic advisor with Machine Learning and Power BI. In part 6, he lookd at connecting to an Azure ML Studio experiment with an Rviz and then building on that to create a dynamic report to explore cross price elasticities. He also looks at a simpler example where we instead use DAX to explore the impact of different discount percentages, based on an assumption about our elasticity.
Power BI Developer community September update
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community. This includes Power BI Embedded updates, changes to custom visuals and R, and improvements to Row-Level Security.
Filters coming for phone reports
Reports are one of the most powerful features of Power BI. Several months ago, we introduced phone reports, and we continue to improve on them. Phone reports allow creators to optimize for the size, shape, and touch interaction of a phone, with minimal effort. Phone reports enhance the mobile experience, with features such as a dedicated focus mode for visuals, the ability to drill in visuals, sorting options, and collapsible menus. Today we’re excited to introduce filters as are our latest improvement to phone reports.
Help improve the Power BI mobile apps
Never used the Power BI mobile apps? Doesn’t matter – we still want your feedback! The goal of the Power BI mobile apps is to make it easy to stay connected to your data at the touch of your fingertips, on iOS, Android, and Windows 10 mobile devices. We want to make the mobile experience better for all Power BI users, so we’re running a short survey. Take this survey to influence the future releases of the Power BI mobile apps!
Tech Tip Thursday: authentication with Analysis Services live connections
In this week’s Tech Tip Thursday, our own Guy in a Cube breaks out his whiteboard to talk about how authentication works with Analysis Services via the Power BI Gateway – Enterprise. He outlines setting up your data source in the enterprise gateway, and how to ensure that your user and your domain are correctly configured in Analysis Services and Active Direcory with the credentials needed to access your data in Power BI.
Power BI Embedded Preview now available worldwide!
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Webinar 5/31: DAX best practices from the field, by Paul Turley
In this week’s Power BI Community Webinar Series, presenter Paul Turley explores DAX fundamentals, and goes into some tips and tricks for defining and using KPIs and natural language to get insights from your data. Join us on May 31 at 1:00 p.m. PT!
2 Dashboard Makeover tips to improve your visuals
On May 12, 2016, the Power BI team held the first live Dashboard Makeover, and it turned out to be one of our most popular webinars of the year! If you missed it live, the Dashboard Makeover webinar is available in its entirety on-demand, and we’ve got a few highlights from the presentation.
Power BI gateways – May Update
This release includes support for new data sources and an update to the UPN Mapping feature.
Your data. Your visualizations. Your way – with Power BI
With the announcement of the Microsoft Power BI Embedded service, we now have another exciting Power BI solution to help you build Business Intelligence solutions with the best and most impactful data visualizations to enable your users to do more with data. In this article covers when to use each Power BI offer.
Deep Dive into Query Parameters and Power BI Templates
Two of the new features in the Power BI Desktop April Update are Query Parameters and Power BI Template files. In this blog post, we will take a deeper look at the new capabilities and scenarios that these two features enable in Power BI.
6/18 Webinar: My Power BI report is slow: what should I do? by Marco Russo
You have created a wonderful looking Power BI report, but when you open it you find it is not rendering as fast you want. This session will cover where should you start analyzing the problem and what can you do to optimize performance by Marco Russo
Power BI Developer community June update
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community- Power BI Embedded and Custom Visuals.
Webinar 5/9 Implementing Power BI Data Modeling with Avi Singh
In this follow up session to “Power BI Modeling Best Practices for Business Users” noted Author and Power BI MVP, Avi Singh, will dive into Power BI and walk through some real world scenarios of creating a Power BI Data Model while following the best practices
Power BI Desktop May Feature Summary
This month we have major updates across all areas of Power BI Desktop. Along with many other reporting features, we have our biggest update to conditional formatting in while, the ability to format any fields, including strings and dates, by a different field in the model. Drillthrough also gets a major update this month with the ability to carry all filters through to the destination page. We are also enabling enterprise level scalability through incremental data refresh.
Week 4/11 Webinars: Load Testing Power BI Applications with Visual Studio Load Test and Getting Started with Model Driven Apps in PowerApps
Two great Webinars for the week of 4/11: Load Testing Power BI Applications with Visual Studio Load Test and Getting Started with CDS for Apps based Model Driven Apps
Power BI Service March Feature Summary
It’s been another exciting month for Power BI! Join us as we recap all the features that we’ve released in the Power BI service this month. A few general notes before we continue: the features that…
March Madness Community Updates
If you’ve visited the Power BI Community this week, you’ve probably spotted a few exciting new additions! Learn more about the new Report Theme Gallery, the Custom Visuals Community site, and the Design Your Own Swag t-shirt contest.
Now in preview: Conversational BI with Q&A on Power BI mobile apps (iOS)
With Power BI mobile apps on iPhone and iPad, you can view and interact with all of your pre-defined reports and dashboards while on the go. But what about answering questions that are not pinned to your dashboards? Or questions that you didn’t prepare for? With this release, we are happy to add a preview of Q&A capabilities to our Power BI iOS app. With a unique chat-like experience that’s tailor-made for natural language, you can ask questions of your data and receive answers in the form of charts and graphs directly on your mobile device.
Power BI Service February Feature Summary
It’s been another busy month for the Power BI team. Each week, we’ve released updates to the Power BI service, rolling out new features and improving existing. Worried you missed something? Fear not! Below, we’ll recap all the features we’ve released in February.
Tech Tip Thursday: Connecting from Power BI Mobile to SSRS
Microsoft’s Guy in a Cube has been providing tips and tricks for Power BI and Business Intelligence on his YouTube channel since 2014. On Thursdays we highlight a different helpful video from his collection. This week, Guy in a Cube shows you how to configure Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS) and the Web Application Proxy (WAP) role in Windows 2016, so that you can connect from Power BI mobile to SQL Server Reporting Services using OAuth.
New APIs available for custom visuals developers
It has been a few months since we released the new developer tools and custom visuals APIs, and we are working to add more APIs to help you develop the best custom visuals possible. On that note, we are excited to announce that version 1.4 was just released, introducing localization support, so now custom visuals are aware of the locale, and can localize the content of the visual accordingly. Read more about the new APIs available for custom visuals developers!