Power BI News and Blogs

Power BIHere you will find Power BI resources – for example, news from Microsoft blog and various mix of information from TOP blogs and magazines focused on Power BI.

  • Microsoft Power BI Blog | feed – the latest information and news about Power BI directly from Microsoft
  • Excelerator | feed – high quality source of information and tutorials about Power BI
  • Kasper On BI | feed – Blog by Kasper de Jonge – Power BI program manager
  • Blog Chrise Webba | feed – Chris blogs for over 10 years and has over 1,000 articles focused on Power BI and DAX on his website
  • Prathy | feed – Blog by Pratha Kamasani – Independent contractor from India living in London
  • Datachant | feed – Blog by Gil Raviv, which helps clients (including Fortune 500 clients) create modern self-service BI solutions.

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  • Updated Ribbon Experience for Power BI Desktop
    on 12. 11. 2019 at 11:31

    The ribbon in Power BI Desktop has an updated and modern experience. When you turn on the “Updated ribbon” preview feature, you will see a ribbon that looks more like the ribbon in Office products. In the updated ribbon, you have access to all the existing features that you know and love, and over time, more features will be added to […]

  • Find all queries to Azure AS from a Power BI report or dataset
    by Kasper on 12. 11. 2019 at 10:47

    I recently found out the SSAS team added new trace information to Azure Log analytics. The new information allows you to find out the report and dataset in Power BI...The post Find all queries to Azure AS from a Power BI report or dataset appeared first on Kasper On BI.

  • Power BI Desktop November 2019 Feature Summary
    on 12. 11. 2019 at 10:31

    The November update has major updates in several areas of Power BI Desktop. There’s a new, modern ribbon that aligns Power BI Desktop with Office and adds more functionality. We’re also adding a new visual, the decomposition tree, which is one of the most requested ideas on ideas.powerbi.com. AI functions integrated into Power Query […]

  • Microsoft Renames Flow to Power Automate
    by Matt Allington on 11. 11. 2019 at 21:22

    Last week in Orlando Florida, Microsoft held its annual Ignite conference. I have never been to Ignite but it is on my list of things to do in the future. There are always lots of … Microsoft Renames Flow to Power Automate Read More

  • Exclusive LIVE Community Event #2 – Ask Amir Anything
    on 11. 11. 2019 at 17:05

    Next in the Power BI community Triple A series: Ask Amir Netz questions about the latest updates, features and future.

  • Excel Dynamic Arrays And The CubeSet Function
    by Chris Webb on 10. 11. 2019 at 22:53

    Among all the exciting announcements made at Ignite last week, one you may have missed (even in all the Excel-related announcements here) was that dynamic arrays have finally reached GA. Ever since they were announced I’ve been interested in how they can be used with Excel cube functions, which allow you to get data from

  • Embed paginated reports in your own application for your customers (Preview)
    on 6. 11. 2019 at 10:01

    Embed paginated reports in your own application for your customers

  • 50+ New Features in Dataflows this month!
    on 6. 11. 2019 at 7:00

    Over the past few weeks we have released several new features in Dataflows, allowing users to seamlessly ingest and prepare data that can be widely reused by other users across the Power Platform including lots of new Data Connectors, Data Transformations and other Power Query Online authoring enhancements.

  • Show the Tickets Assigned to Me (or Others)
    by Matt Allington on 5. 11. 2019 at 19:55

    I stumbled across an interesting problem recently when helping someone on a forum. Here is the scenario. Assume there is a help desk that is logging tickets into a system. Each ticket is assigned to … Show the Tickets Assigned to Me (or Others) Read More

  • Announcing new data protection capabilities in Power BI
    on 5. 11. 2019 at 9:38

    We are excited to announce new data protection capabilities in Power BI that build on Microsoft’s strengths in security and enable customers to empower every user with Power BI and better protect their data no matter how or where it is accessed. Classify and label sensitive Power BI data using the familiar Microsoft Information Protection […]

  • Guest Story: Maintain a simple database with Power Query
    by Kolyu Minevski on 4. 11. 2019 at 8:00

    Our guest today is Kolyu Minevski, Director, Financial Management and Reporting at Fadata Group. You can contact him here. This article will demonstrate how Power Query can be used for maintaining a simple database/register. Traditionally Power Query is perceived as a tool for data extracting, cleaning and shaping for further analysis. In this […]

  • Weaving Business Intelligence into the fabric of the organization with Microsoft Power BI
    on 4. 11. 2019 at 5:59

    Through community driven innovation and decades of enterprise BI excellence, Microsoft delivers amazing data exploration experiences and enterprise grade capabilities in Power BI. Today at Microsoft Ignite, we’re announcing the next wave of innovation that will allow organizations around the world to bring analytics to everybody through […]

  • Large models in Power BI Premium public preview
    on 4. 11. 2019 at 5:55

    We are excited to announce the public preview of large models in Power BI Premium. This enables fast user interactivity over large datasets. Until now, dataset caches in Power BI Premium have been limited to 10 GB after compression. Large models remove this limitation, so dataset cache sizes are limited only by the Power BI Premium capacity size.

  • Announcing Enterprise Information Management Capabilities in Power BI
    on 4. 11. 2019 at 5:55

    Power BI introduces Enterprise Information Management capabilities, including data lineage and data protection, to help users manage and protect their data assets.

  • Power BI Report Builder And RSCustomDaxFilter
    by Chris Webb on 3. 11. 2019 at 19:52

    If you’re building DAX queries using Power BI Report Builder you might notice something that looks like a new DAX function called RSCustomDaxFilter. For example, here’s a simple DAX query built from the Adventure Works Tabular demo database, with one measure and one parameter built Calendar Year: Note that the “Enable Multi Value […]

  • Learn about Power BI at Microsoft Ignite
    on 31. 10. 2019 at 21:56

    The Power BI team are looking forward to meeting Ignite attendees at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, FL. The Power BI team will be delivering new sessions with the latest guidance on new features and capabilities, and will be available for direct 1-1 conversations. If you’re coming to Microsoft Ignite be sure to come by and see us at the Power […]

  • Combining Multiple Sheets from Multiple Workbooks
    by Matt Allington on 31. 10. 2019 at 5:42

    I have written a series of articles where I explained different methods of combining data from multiple files into a single workbook/table using Power Query. In the first article, I explained how to create a … Combining Multiple Sheets from Multiple Workbooks Read More

  • Refresh a Power BI dataset that feeds from SharePoint list automatically
    by Kasper on 29. 10. 2019 at 19:49

    The Power BI team recently shipped some cool new flow options and one of them is really cool. Many times I hear of reports and dataset that fully rely on...The post Refresh a Power BI dataset that feeds from SharePoint list automatically appeared first on Kasper On BI.

  • Halloween Story: 7 ways to kill your Power BI model
    by Ruth Pozuelo Martinez on 29. 10. 2019 at 15:34

    A special episode of the series Bad Practices in Power BI WARNING!! The following article contains images and Power BI bad practices that experienced Power BI users might find disturbing and inappropriate. Accordingly, reader discretion is advised. About the Author: Ruth Pozuelo Martinez is the MD and owner of Curbal AB, a BI consultant company […]

  • Excel PivotTable Query Performance With Analysis Services, Power Pivot And Power BI (Revisited)
    by Chris Webb on 27. 10. 2019 at 19:02

    Back in 2016 I wrote the following blog post about changes to the way Excel 365 generated MDX queries for PivotTables connected to Analysis Services, Power Pivot/the Excel Data Model and Power BI datasets: https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2016/07/08/excel-2016-pivottable-mdx-changes-lead-to-big-query-performance-gains/ I know it sounds boring and not […]

  • Figure out which columns and measures are used in your SSAS Tabular model
    by Kasper on 22. 10. 2019 at 13:48

    I got an interesting question about being able to figure out which measures and columns are being used for all tabular models in a server, either by known reports or...The post Figure out which columns and measures are used in your SSAS Tabular model appeared first on Kasper On BI.

  • #PowerBI Card visual to show flags/warnings
    by Prathy Kamasani on 21. 10. 2019 at 14:27

    This is a long-overdue blog post. A couple of months ago, I worked with a client in Amsterdam; one of the use cases was to show key metrics, flags that… The post #PowerBI Card visual to show flags/warnings appeared first on Prathy's Blog....

  • Introduction To M In Power Query And Power BI
    by Chris Webb on 20. 10. 2019 at 18:30

    Since last week’s post proved very popular (it turns out people want video – who knew?) I thought I’d post the recording of a presentation I did earlier this year at the Power BI User Group in Wellington, New Zealand, called “Introduction to M in Power Query and Power BI”. It’s a session I’ve presented

  • Bad Practices in Power BI: A New Series & the Pie Chart Prologue
    by Gil Raviv on 17. 10. 2019 at 7:02

    DataChant is launching a new series that will focus on bad practices in Power BI. Instead of sharing with you tips & tricks on how to deliver best-of-breed analytics solutions in Power BI, let us try taking the opposite approach, and share the most common worst things you may do in Power BI. You may The post Bad Practices in Power BI: A New […]

  • Why Does Power BI Query My Data Source More Than Once?
    by Chris Webb on 13. 10. 2019 at 17:03

    This week I was honoured to be a guest on the Guy In A Cube channel, and for my topic I decided to tackle one of life’s eternal questions: why does Power BI query my data source more than once when I refresh my dataset? You can watch the video here: Although I’ve never answered