Posts categorised: Features

Announcing general availability of automatic aggregations

Today, we are excited to announce General Availability (GA) of automatic aggregations, along with several important improvements. By using automatic aggregations in Power BI Premium, you can unlock cloud-scale data volumes for interactive analysis. Automatic aggregations import data into the dataset only at the aggregated level while leaving the detail data at the source to minimize data duplication. In this way, most BI queries can benefit from Power BI’s blazing fast query performance in import mode, while occasional detail queries can still work transparently against the data source in DirectQuery mode.

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Announcing public preview of datamart in Power BI

Announcing public preview of datamart in Power BI, a new Power BI Premium self-service capability that enables users to uncover actionable insights through their own independent and dependent data sets. For the first time ever, we are empowering everyone with the right-sized ability to build datamarts that can be succinctly and centrally governed and managed for workloads up to a terabyte. This new out-of-the-box Power BI capability effortlessly brings turnkey data warehousing to millions of Power BI users, alleviates demands on IT and accelerates time to insights from months to minutes.

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Tell a story with your data. Announcing the all-new Power BI integration for PowerPoint.

We’re thrilled to be shipping Power BI Data storytelling that lets you add Power BI reports and bookmarks to your slides and enjoy the delightful interactive experience of Power BI inside your presentations. With data storytelling, data will always be up to date in your slides, whether you’re building a presentation or presenting it live to others.

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Goals in Power BI is becoming ‘metrics’ and is moving to GA!

We are excited to announce general availability for metrics in Power BI (formerly called goals) along with new features to deliver scorecarding scenarios even more effectively within Power BI. Additionally, we’re pleased to share plans for how Power BI will work with the new Viva Goals offering from Microsoft to empower organizations more effectively meet their goals with OKR experiences connected to Power BI data, delivered by Viva Goals.

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Announcing: Action bar for interactive reports in the Power BI tab for Microsoft Teams

We’re excited to announce that the Power BI tab in Microsoft Teams is getting a new action bar for interactive reports. The action bar enables users in the Power BI tab to use all the capabilities they have in the service when interactive reports are added to channels, chats, or meetings in Microsoft Teams. Read the blog to learn all about it.

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