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Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a leader in Analytics and BI platforms for 11 consecutive years

Today we’re thrilled to announce that for the 11th consecutive year, Microsoft has been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.* And for the third year, Microsoft is positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant.

Jan 23rd webinar: The Powerful Interactions between Excel and Power BI by Tristan Malherbe

See all the interactions between Excel and Power BI (Power BI in Excel, Excel connector, Power BI Publisher for Excel, Analyse in Excel, Export to Excel, push Data model from Excel to Power BI Service) with practical examples and relevant scenarios. Where: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM8xkNyZaTU

Power BI Service and Mobile January Feature Summary

The Power BI service and mobile team is thrilled to kick off the first feature summary blog for 2018! With a new year in full swing, we’ve been hard at work on features to make it easier for you to…

Connect to tens of thousands of datasets on data.world with the new connector for Power BI Desktop (and join the webinar!)

Late last year as part of the December Power BI Desktop release, we launched a new connector for data.world – aka the social network for data nerds. data.world is a platform where people can find, use, share and collaborate with a vast array of high-quality open data.

What’s New in Datamarts – August 2022

Hear about the latest updates to Datamart in Power BI since the //Build announcement

Power BI Developer community February & March update

This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI embedded analytics and Custom Visuals.

What’s new on the Power BI Mobile apps?

by Romi Koifman, Program Manager, Power BI Mobile Moving fast! Not long after our latest release, we are happy to announce another update to Power BI mobile apps. We are determined to continue to deliver value to our customers with new and continuous…

All About Dashboards

Power BI dashboards present your latest data in one consolidated view, regardless of where the data lives. Simply choose what data appears on your dashboard, and then use Power BI tools to present the data in compelling visualizations—maps, gauges…

Announcing: New Power BI experiences in Microsoft Teams

The way we work is changing dramatically. It’s more connected, collaborative, and often done remotely. Organizations need tools to help everyone infuse data into every decision. We’re excited to announce new Power BI integrations for Microsoft Teams to make it easier to discover and use data within your organization.  

PostgreSQL connector for the virtual network data gateway

PostgreSQL connector now available through the virtual network data gateway!

Updated Ribbon Experience for Power BI Desktop

The ribbon in Power BI Desktop has an updated and modern experience. When you turn on the “Updated ribbon” preview feature, you will see a ribbon that looks more like the ribbon in Office products. In the updated ribbon, you have access to all the existing features that you know and love, and over time, more features will be added to the ribbon.

Analyze LinkedIn Sales Navigator usage data in Power BI

The LinkedIn Sales Navigator Analytics Integration allows teams to seamlessly view and analyze Sales Navigator usage data within Power BI to increase sales effectiveness and maximize productivity.

Power BI Desktop November 2019 Feature Summary

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.

On-premises Data Gateway management by Region

Power Platform admin center gateway management enhancements

From Newbies to Global Hackathon Winners – Power BI Brings User Skill Levels and Confidence Full Circle!

The Power BI User Group (PowerBIUG) sat down with Montreal Power BI User Group members and winners of the Power BI User Group global hackathon, Team Hydro-Québec to learn more about them, what inspired their winning Power BI solution, and why being engaged with their local user group is so important.

Power BI Service and Mobile July 2019 feature summary

It’s time again to recap the major features and announcements we made in the Power BI service and mobile for the month of July.

Refresh your Power BI dataset using Microsoft Flow

Today, we are making scheduling of refreshes much more flexible to improve how Power BI works in processes like the ones described above. Specifically, we have added a new Refresh a dataset action to the Power BI connector for Microsoft Flow.

Gateway Management on Admin Center

New gateway management features on Admin center

Help improve Power BI – Copy vs. Export Survey

Take our survey to help us continue to improve copy vs. export related scenarios in Power BI.

ADLS Gen2 and Azure Blobs SAS Key Connectivity

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2 and Azure Blobs connectors now support SAS Key connectivity!

Don’t miss these Power BI Mobile Sessions at the Data Insights Summit

The Microsoft Data Insights Summit is our user conference for business analysts — and the place to be for those who want to create a data-driven culture at their organization. Now in its second year, the event is packed with strong technical content, hands-on workshops, and a great lineup of speakers. We recently shared our full session catalog, as well as some of the amazing featured speakers we’ll have at the event. Today, we’re putting a spotlight on our Power BI Mobile sessions. Don’t miss these three great presentations, all delivered by members of our Mobile team who are excited about the future of data on the go!

Introducing the Quick Measures Gallery

In the April release of Power BI Desktop we release a powerful feature called ‘quick measures’ that helps create DAX measures based on templates for common patterns and expressions. You can submit your common calculations that would be helpful for the rest of the community on our new Quick Measures Gallery. We’ll evaluate the DAX statement and may use it as the basis of a future quick measure – you can even get your name immortalized in Power BI Desktop!

SSL Security Error with Data Source

YouTube Video (Better Quality) I was approached with a case where the customer was trying to create a Data Source within the Power BI Admin Center and received the following error when trying to test the connection and having Encrypt Connection selected…

Monitor and track your SendGrid email delivery stats using Power BI

SendGrid is an incredibly powerful “Email Infrastructure in the Cloud” platform. If you use SendGrid as a means for reaching your customers via email, then it is very easy to use Power BI as a means of monitoring and analyzing your email deliverability…

Data Source isn’t registered in Power BI

I’ve seen a few cases where customers are getting the following error when trying to setup a Scheduled Data Refresh within Power BI, and not sure what to do. OnPremise error: Sorry, the data source for this data connection isn’t registered for Power BI…