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The month of June flew by quickly for Power BI. With summer in the air and MBAS just around the corner, we are laser focused on planning another unforgettable conference for you in Seattle! There…
Today, I’m excited to announce the public preview of a new workspace experience in Power BI. The new workspace experience is designed to enable enterprises to easily manage Power BI content at scale using security groups, distribution lists, and Office 365 Groups. When using the new workspace experiences, you can create App workspaces without creating an underlying Office 365 Group. This blog explains what is changing and how you can plan ahead to be ready.
July is a big release for us on the Power BI Desktop team! Our most exciting feature this month is a preview of Composite models. This feature lets you seamlessly extend your DirectQuery models with other DirectQuery sources or even imported data. We have heard from many of you, especially those in larger enterprises, that this is an essential feature and are glad to share it with all of you. We also have many reporting features this month, including an update to our visual header that lets you not only put visual all the way to the top of your canvas, but also have extensive control over the functionality and formatting of the header.
Power BI Premium was announced generally available less than a year ago as the platform of choice for enterprises deploying high-performance, scalable BI systems in the cloud. In the May release of…
We love hearing feedback from the Power BI community and today we have another quarterly survey to keep improving Power BI with your feedback.
Today, as part of Build, we announced that Power BI Custom Visuals will be rolling out in Preview to Office 365 subscribers enrolled in the Office Insiders program soon, extending Excel charting capabilities and more than doubling the data visualization options for the most widely used data analytics tool in the world.
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
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.
Today we are pleased to announce Query Caching for Power BI Premium, which speeds up content loading by caching previously-used query results. The setting is applied at the dataset level so any reports using this dataset can benefit from the cache. This feature is not applicable to LiveConnect datasets leveraging Azure Analysis Services or SQL … Continue reading “Announcing Query Caching in Power BI Premium”
Dozens of Power BI visuals come out-of-the box with Power BI Desktop. These visuals are available in the visualizations’ pane when you create or edit Power BI content. These visuals are just the beginning of the available options to help you tell your data story. Learn about the variety of options you get with Power BI visuals and how to manage them in your organization.
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI embedded analytics and Custom Visuals.
We are happy to announce that we have just released the March update for the On-premises data gateway (version 3000.2.52) Note: The latest March build number is now 3000.2.52(was previously 3000.2.47). In this latest release, we fixed a bug which was causing some of the scheduled refreshes via the gateway to intermittently fail with timeout … Continue reading “On-premises data gateway March update is now available”
Today we presented at the 5th annual Gartner BI Bake Off session at the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit in Orlando, Florida and we are very excited to share the report with everyone. The topic this year is loneliness data from the Kaiser Family Foundation and The Economist Same as last year, a little bit of background: … Continue reading “BI Bake-Off at Gartner Data and Analytics Summit 2019”
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!
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!
Today we’re excited and humbled to receive the 2017 Esri Partner Conference (EPC) – New Technology Integration award for taking map visualization and geo-analytics to the next level by integrating ArcGIS in a new or innovative way. This award from Esri is one additional validation of the work the Power BI team is doing in a partner-centric way, making Power BI a great place for partners to showcase their unique value. From everyone on the Power BI team, we’d like to thank Esri for this recognition and say a big thank you to the dedicated team that spans Microsoft and Esri working to infuse breath into our shared vision of bringing GIS to every business user. If you’re already a fan or curious to learn more, I would like to invite you to join us in Seattle this June for the second annual Microsoft Data Insights Summit.
We’re excited to announce that we’re making available a Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services. We plan to release the preview on Thursday along with some more info, but in the meantime, here are a couple of key things to know.
We are constantly using feedback from the community to improve Power BI Desktop. This helps us understand how we’re doing and what we can do to make your experience even better. Once a quarter, we run a survey to get insight into your level of satisfaction with Power BI and to get feedback on how to make the Desktop experience even better. This is a great chance to provide direct feedback to the product team and help shape future releases of Power BI Desktop. In addition, you’ll have the chance to win some prizes.
Back in May we held one of our most popular webinars ever: a live Dashboard Makeover to review, revise, and improve entries from our Community. This month, we’re doing it again! 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 October 13, 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.
The September Power BI Desktop update is out now and packed with many new features and improvements! We are excited to announce our Esri map integration, DirectQuery support for the Snowflake Connector, new forecasting features, and the ability to create a mobile report layout.
We are happy to announce that we have just released the February update for the On-premises data gateway (version 3000.1.257) This month’s Gateway update includes an updated version of the Mashup Engine, which matches the … Continue reading “On-premises data gateway February update is now available”
We’re thrilled to announce that you can authenticate to Power BI with service principal (also known as app-only authentication), available by end of week in Public Preview. Service principal is a local representation of your AAD application for use in a specific tenant and will allow you to access resources or perform operations using Power … Continue reading “Use Power BI API with service principal (Preview)”