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On the Power BI team we want our customers to be successful whichever data source they’re using – not just the Microsoft ones. Recently I had the pleasure of recording a webinar on the subject of best practices for using Power BI with Snowflake, along with Craig Collier from Snowflake and Chris Holliday from Visual […]

This post first appeared at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wordpress/Cpjz/~3/4bIGo1O1Lis/. The author is Chris Webb

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This month’s Power BI Dev Camp topic is: Deep Dive into the Power BI JavaScript API. Learn how to become a pro when developing with the Power BI JavaScript API. In this camp session, you’ll learn how to move beyond embedding read-only reports to provide your users with the ability to customize existing reports and […]

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/join-us-power-bi-dev-camp-thursday-29-october-2020/. The author is 

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Follow @gilra In today’s tutorial, we will build an organizational dataflow that will automatically import COVID-19 stats like confirmed cases, tests, and hospitalization by US state into a CDS entity that can serve as a starting point for building a return to work app on Power Platform. This post first appeared at https://datachant.com/2020/10/13/build-covid-19-cds-entity-in-power-platform-dataflows/. The author is Gil […]

This post first appeared at https://datachant.com/2020/10/13/build-covid-19-cds-entity-in-power-platform-dataflows/. The author is Gil Raviv

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Data with the Human Element. Three episodes dropped today! Raw Data by P3 – “Data With the Human Element” We overhauled our website in April of this year, and daaaaamn do I love it. It’s sharp, it’s modern, it’s just a touch edgy – and that represents us more accurately to first-time visitors than our […]

This post first appeared at https://powerpivotpro.com/2020/10/look-mom-we-have-a-power-platform-podcast/. The author is Rob Collie

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October release of gateway This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-october-2020-update-is-now-available/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-october-2020-update-is-now-available/. The author is 

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Data source management in admin center This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/data-source-management-on-power-platform-admin-center/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/data-source-management-on-power-platform-admin-center/. The author is 

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Most of the time I’ve spent looking at Power Query Query Diagnostics data, I’ve been looking at data for a single query. Over the past few days though I’ve spent some time investigating what this data shows for all the queries that are executed for a single dataset refresh. To help me do this I […]

This post first appeared at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wordpress/Cpjz/~3/tHIsnFd1m9s/. The author is Chris Webb

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With a recent update of the Analysis Services Tabular engine in Power BI, Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) clients, such as Microsoft Excel, can now enjoy improved query performance against datasets in Power BI. This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-improved-mdx-query-performance-in-power-bi/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-improved-mdx-query-performance-in-power-bi/. The author is 

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If you’re familiar with the topic of query folding in Power Query, you’ll know that the View Native Query right-click option in the Applied Steps pane of the Power Query Editor can be used to show the native query that is run against the data source. You may also know that there are some data […]

This post first appeared at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wordpress/Cpjz/~3/hvGQlanZLV8/. The author is Chris Webb

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As a Power BI developer I know how Power Query makes it easy to get data from web sources, but I also know there are limits to what it can do. I can get data from tables on web pages, I can get data from web services, but when confronted with a website where you […]

This post first appeared at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wordpress/Cpjz/~3/Hxd19t51pR0/. The author is Chris Webb

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This webinar shows us shortcuts to help you unlock your new superpower on your usual context and save a lot of time when working with Power BI together with Excel.  This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/join-us-power-bi-webinar-wednesday-30-september-2020-800-am-900-am-pdt/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/join-us-power-bi-webinar-wednesday-30-september-2020-800-am-900-am-pdt/. The author is 

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Are you really, really good at designing Power BI solutions? If so, you should nominate yourself for Microsoft’s Power BI FastTrack Recognized Solution Architect (FTRSA) distinction! Here’s the official description of what this is: FastTrack Recognized Solution Architect is a recognition conferred by the Power Platform product engineering team upon a practicing solution architect for […]

This post first appeared at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wordpress/Cpjz/~3/np4YWd7BGV0/. The author is Chris Webb

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With Microsoft AppSource you can find the right app for your organization’s needs and get solutions that fit your industry and Microsoft products you already use. But while it is easy to find apps on the official portal, I thought it would only make sense to allow you an alternative (and perhaps even easier) way […]

This post first appeared at https://datachant.com/2020/09/25/explore-all-apps-on-appsource/. The author is Gil Raviv

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We’re excited to share all the new innovations we’re rolling out for Power BI to help make creating professional-grade apps even easier. Join us on October 1, 2020, from 9–11 AM Pacific Time (UTC -7), for this free digital event. This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/see-all-the-power-bi-updates-at-the-microsoft-business-applications-launch-event/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/see-all-the-power-bi-updates-at-the-microsoft-business-applications-launch-event/. The author is 

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September 2020 gateway release This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-september-2020-update-is-now-available/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-september-2020-update-is-now-available/. The author is 

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Yesterday was filled with announcements of new capabilities of Power BI Premium and even a per user licensing option to gain access to Premium features. This blog post sums those up so you can prepare for a much better experience of owning and using Power BI Premium. This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-upcoming-evolution-of-power-bi-premium-to-enterprise-markets-and-beyond/. The author is Read […]

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-upcoming-evolution-of-power-bi-premium-to-enterprise-markets-and-beyond/. The author is 

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Today’s announcement by Arun around the introduction of a Premium per user license option has generated a lot of interest and excitement in the Power BI community. It has also generated a lot of questions, so we’ve put together this blog post to answer some of the most common ones we’ve seen. This post first […]

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/answering-your-questions-around-the-new-power-bi-premium-per-user-license/. The author is 

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Due to a recent change in Microsoft AppSource (undocumented) API, two of my Power BI Apps, Custom Visuals Exploration Tool (here), and the Template Apps Exploration Tool (here) stopped showing any data when you refresh the report. You will get the following page after the refresh. I have published a fix to this issue (Kudos […]

This post first appeared at https://datachant.com/2020/09/22/custom-visuals-exploration-tool-new-version/. The author is Gil Raviv

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The way we work is changing dramatically. It’s more connected, collaborative, and often done remotely. Organizations need tools to help everyone infuse data into every decision. We’re excited to announce new Power BI integrations for Microsoft Teams to make it easier to discover and use data within your organization.   This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-new-power-bi-experiences-in-microsoft-teams/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-new-power-bi-experiences-in-microsoft-teams/. The author is 

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During this new Microsoft Ignite format, with 48 hours of hours of digital sessions and interactions where thousands of IT professionals will come together, we have several exciting innovations to announce that will help customers drive clarity when they need it most. This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/driving-a-data-culture-in-a-world-of-remote-everything/. The author is Read More

This post first appeared at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/driving-a-data-culture-in-a-world-of-remote-everything/. The author is 

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