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To kick off July, we’ve dropped the latest update to Power BI Report Builder in the download center. It includes, for the first time, the ability to browse your Power BI workspaces and connect to your Power BI datasets, whether or not they are backed by premium capacity.
We’re happy to announce one of our most commonly requested features for custom connector support in Power BI – Trusted Third Party Connectors. As it stands today, the only way that you can use a connector with the ‘Recommended’ security setting is for it to be signed and distributed by Microsoft. Unfortunately, this stops a … Continue reading “Trusted Third Party Connectors for Power BI”
The change to the Publish to web default experience announced in 2019 will start rolling out this week. It requires Power BI admins to take action before users can create new publish to web embed codes. This blog help you understand what users can expect and what actions admins should take as the change rolls out.
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.
Happy New Year! Today is our first Desktop update of the year. With this new year, we have a new release cadence as well. We are going to be releasing earlier in the month going forward. This month has several exciting improvements for tables and matrix and several connector improvements as well.
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!
Insightcentr is a SaaS solution that helps businesses understand workforce productivity by providing time-oriented reporting into web or desktop usage software. It provides analytics as to when, and to what extent, a workforce is using software, helping businesses to optimize software licensing costs and support process re-engineering efforts. Data can be anonymous and aggregated to ensure privacy is maintained. We’ve released a new content pack to make it easy to connect to your Insightcentr data!
Ask the experts at Microsoft and find out if the visual design of your work is helping to project your data story, or just creating confusion. Attend the live webinar on November 17, 2016 to see how our Power BI pros turn dashboards and reports from standard to shiny, sharing insights more efficiently and making a bigger impact on your audience. If you want to learn more about dashboard and report design, with or without a submission of your own, register now for the Dashboard Makeover webinar!
This week, webinars are back with the PowerApps team! On October 20, we’ll be joined by Laura Onu, and she’ll be walking us through how to create and customize applications with PowerApps.
If business data matters to you, here’s where to dig in deep — and at no cost.
Learn about the Data Insights Summit keynote to be delivered by best-selling author, Nate Silver.
A new update for Power BI just hit your favorite app store! This update includes a number of highly requested improvements and features. Remember, your feedback helps us decide what to implement in…
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.
We are excited to introduce the Power BI app for Windows 10 Mobile. This new app is another step towards Power BI‘s goal to bring your data anywhere, anytime, everywhere . Similar to the Power BI apps for iOS and Android, the Windows 10 app…
By Amir Netz, Technical Fellow and Mey Meenakshisundaram, Product Manager Happy New Year! We are happy to welcome you to this new year with a colorful new entrant to the power bi custom visuals family – the ‘Horizontal Funnel’. We are…
by Barb Edson, General Manager, Data Platform You’ve gone through Thanksgiving dinner, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back. Today is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to the power of giving and encouraging people everywhere…
We are happy to announce a new Data Visualization course available on edX . Learn how to connect and visualize your data with Power BI, Microsoft’s latest business intelligence tools and services. In this course, you will learn how to connect…
By Amir Netz, Technical Fellow and Manoj Patel, Software Engineer All Map enthusiasts, we have a special treat for you this week. You are going to love it! Some of you might have seen this already in our demos but this week you can touch it and feel…
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!
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.
We’re pleased to announce the public preview of the new Partner Center Analytics App for Power BI for direct partners. Get a visual representation of your business data with Partner Center…
Power BI service content packs allow Power BI users to quickly connect to variety of services and get customized reports and dashboards built on top of their data from those services. We are continuously working with Partners and SaaS applications owners to onboard them to the Power BI Content Packs ecosystem. With many partners continuously developing new content packs and updating existing ones, we wanted to start a monthly blogpost to share with you the newly added content packs in the Power BI service.
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…
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.