The February 2019 update for Power BI Desktop has a preview of the new Key Influencers visual, which lets you perform key drivers analysis over your data with just a few clicks. There are also some major updates for Q&A with the addition of auto-generated questions and the ability to ask Insights related questions. And, much more!
Guy in a Cube has a great roundup post on PowerBI slicers, DataFlows, and more.
Adam Saxton from Guy in a Cube talka about 5 things you might not know about Power BI. These are little things that are great for folks just starting out with Power BI, or maybe you’ve used Power BI for a while and just didn’t know about these little things.
In this Happy New Year video from Power BI Desktop, the team goes through their favorite features added in 2018.
In this video, Ruth from Curbal shows you 5 PowerBI tips you probably don’t already know.
Power BI serves analysts today with industry-leading data preparation capabilities using Power Query in Power BI Desktop.
With the addition with Power BI dataflows, this great tool now adds self-service data preparation capabilities into the Power BI online service, and significantly expanding the capabilities
Here’s a great video from Curbal that explores DataFlows in PowerBI.
In this Guy in a Cube video, Patrick looks at a small feature called slicer restatement in Power BI. This feature will help you to determine what was selected in a slicer. While this feature was added back in April 2018, most folks don’t know about slicer restatement.
Christian Wade joins Scott Hanselman to show you how to unlock petabyte-scale datasets in Azure with a way that was not previously possible. Learn how to use the aggregations feature in Power BI to enable interactive analysis over big data.
For more information:
- Power BI Desktop September 2018 Feature Summary (Analytics)
- Aggregations in Power BI Desktop (Preview) docs
- Microsoft Power BI – Interactive Data Visualization BI Tools
- Create a free account (Azure)
The Power BI team has a big release for the Power BI Desktop team. The 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. NOTE: There is a minor correction for this video. Under the data connectivity section, for the Web By Example connector, it should have been Html.Table not Web.BroswerContents.