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Power BI May 2021 Feature Summary

It’s just over a week after MBAS. The storm has quieted down, and life is back to normal. This can only mean one thing – it’s time for this month’s update! Next to all the things we covered at MBAS there are more things happening, including a new preview of visual tooltips. Next to that, you can now quickly create reports from SharePoint lists and sensitivity labels are not inherited downstream. There is so much more in this update, so read on!

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Gartner Modern Analytics and BI Platforms Bake-off 2021: Analysis of impact of COVID-19 with Power BI

Each year, Gartner invite vendors from the BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant to show how their product can help solve real-world problems and find insights in real-world data. In previous years we’ve looked into the opioid crisis in the USA, global happiness, and life expectancy. This year the impact of COVID-19 was the obvious candidate! There is a wealth of data available on the internet, and while Gartner gave us some direction for the business questions we would investigate, we could use data from any number of sources to do the analysis. In this blog post you can see what we built and we will explain how we built it.

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Microsoft Business Application Summit Recap

There is a big chance you haven’t been able to catch all the news at MBAS or that some items just escaped your attention as they were drowned out by the next big thing. Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. In this post we do our best to recap what happened en provide links to the detail blog posts where applicable. Also, we’ll list the session so you can go and re-watch them.

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Power BI April 2021 Feature Summary

Welcome to the first Power BI feature summary of the Spring! In this update we have an exciting new preview for the Power Automate visual! Also, the ongoing previews (Small Multiples and DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services) are getting some new features. Next to that, we are presenting huge improvements to the shapes in Power BI Desktop and we are introducing a new, easier, way to share reports. To top it off, enhancements to Sensitivity Labels provide for even better protection of your data. Of course, there is much more, so read on!

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Power BI March 2021 Feature Summary

This month, we are continuing our work on the ongoing previews of DirectQuery for PowerBI datasets and Azure Analysis Services, Small Multiples, and the Model View UI. Also, we are making it easier to specify filters in the DAX CALCULATE function. On the Service side, when you click on a dataset in the workspace list view you will be taken to our new dataset details page, which includes information about when the report was last refreshed as well as actions such as creating a new report. Of course, there is much more, so read on!

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Power BI February 2021 Feature Summary

Welcome to the first feature summary of 2021! This month, we have a couple of updates on ongoing previews, as well as a new color picker that features RGB color selector and a search bar to make discovery of features easier. Additionally, we are introducing new filter operations and enable subscriptions for reports and dashboards that have row-level security applied. That’s not all though, so read on for all the details.

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DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services (preview)

In Nov 2018, we released composite models, which allow you to seamlessly add multiple DirectQuery sources and imported data to your models. We have heard your feedback that you would like to do this with sources you previously live connected to, like Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services sources. We are excited to announce that DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services is now in preview! This long-awaited addition allows report authors to use DirectQuery to connect to Azure Analysis Services or Power BI Datasets as sources in combination with other DirectQuery and imported data

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