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Here’s what the Power BI team has planned for Microsoft Ignite

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The Microsoft Ignite 2016 Session Catalog is now live—with more than 440 sessions to choose from. And whether you want in-depth strategy, hands-on labs, overviews, deep dives, expert Q&A, or a mix of everything, you’ll find it all there. Start exploring now so you can get the most out of your time in Atlanta.

Here’s a sample of the Power BI topics you’ll find…

Understand how Excel and Power BI are better together

Attend this session to understand Microsoft Excel capabilities in Power BI including publish from Excel to PBI and refreshable reports in PBI. See how the features of modern Excel make every day work easier including collecting and transforming data, quick analysis tools, and one-click forecasting.

Add intelligence to your LOB applications using Power BI

What if your app could put the power of analytics everywhere decisions are made? You have the app. You have the data. Bring data to life in your app with Microsoft Power BI. Learn how Power BI Embedded allows application developers to embed stunning, fully interactive reports into customer facing apps without the time and expense of having to build your own controls from the ground-up. Choose from a broad range of modern data visualizations out of the box or easily build and use custom visualizations to meet your applications' unique needs. Offer consistent data visualization experiences on any devices – desktop or mobile. Let's make our applications intelligent and deliver contextual analytics with Power BI.

Dive into effective report authoring using Power BI Desktop

Microsoft Power BI Desktop is a tool that allows Data Analysts, Data Scientists, Business Analysts, and BI Professionals to create interactive reports that can be published to Power BI. Join us during this session for a deep dive into the report authoring, data preparation, and data modeling in Power BI Desktop. Topics covered include R Integration, third party connectors, data mashups and modeling. Learn about various connectors in Power BI to get data from various data sources to get business insights faster.

And that’s just a start…

With more than 440 sessions to choose from, which ones will you attend?

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Remember: September 26–30 is approaching fast. We’re excited to see everyone soon—and if you haven’t yet registered, don’t delay! Register for Microsoft Ignite.