This is episode 82 recorded on December 18th, 2018 where John & Jason talk about the highlights of 2018 in the Power BI space & make some predictions for 2019.
Favorite features list:
Show/Hide pages (Jan)
Desktop in the Windows store (Feb)
Slicer sync (Feb)
Persistent filters (March)
Report page tooltips (March)
Action/Bookmark buttons (April)
Q&A Explorer (April)
Incremental Refresh (May)
New “From Web” Connector (May)
Composite models (July)
SharePoint Roadmap – July
New workspace experience (August)
Monitoring app for Premium (August)
New Power BI Home (September)
M Intellisense (September)
DAX Editor (October)
New modelling view (November)
Paginated reports (November)
Copy/Paste between Desktop Files (Nov)
Smart guides (Dec)
External Dataflows (December)
This is episode 80 recorded on December 17th, 2018 where John & Jason talk about last update to Power BI Desktop in 2018 including features like Smart guides for aligning objects on a page & the preview of Live connect support for Q&A.
November 2018 Power BI Desktop Update
Thisis episode 77 recorded on November 21st, 2018 where John & Jason talk aboutsome new blogs posts from John and interview Arun Ulag, General Manager ofPower BI Engineering at Microsoft, about all things Power BI at MicrosoftIgnite on September 25th, 2018.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/arun-ulag-086b576/ John’s blog posts
USE POWER BI DATAFLOWS TO WAREHOUSE SHAREPOINT LIST DATA
GET THE MOST OUT OF POWER QUERY IN POWER BI DATAFLOWS
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This is episode 76 recorded on November 21st, 2018 where John & Jason talk about all the new stuff in the latest Power BI Desktop like the updated filtering experience & the new modeling view now in preview.
John’s blog posts
Thisis episode 75 recorded on November 9th, 2018 where John & Jason talk aboutthe news coming out of PASS Summit and break down the introduction of Dataflows.
Power BI delivers dataflows, enterprise reporting, and major updates to Power BI Desktop
Dataflows expand self-service data prep in Power BI
SQL Server Reporting Services technology now in Power BI
Power BI Desktop November Update
Will cover in detail on a future show once this drops
Introducing: Power BI data prep with dataflows
Self-service data prep for big data in Power BI
Advanced Analytics and AI with Azure
Support for the Common Data Model
Getting started with self-service data prep
Ingesting large amounts of data with Incremental Refresh
Building complex ETL projects with Linked entities
Gaining further insights with Computed entities
Connecting datasets to your data
Public Preview of Paginated Reports in Power BI Premium Now Available
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/public-preview-of-paginated-reports-in-power-bi-premium-now-available Power BI Paginated Reports also available in Power BI Mobile Apps(preview)
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-paginated-reports-also-available-in-power-bi-mobile-apps-preview Paginated report metrics and dataflow metrics now available in Premium Capacity Metrics app
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/paginated-report-metrics-and-dataflow-metrics-now-available-in-premium-capacity-metrics-app/ Premium Capacity Metrics app – query metrics histogram now available
is episode 73 recorded on October 22nd, 2018 where John & Jason talk to
Chris Finlan, Senior Program Manager for Power BI at Microsoft, about the Power
BI Report Server, Paginated Report in the cloud via Power BI, and much more.
Power BI Report Server release timing update
Chris Finlan on Twitter
PASS Summit (Focus Groups)
This is episode 72 recorded on October 19th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to about the October release of Power BI Desktop, and a little about publish to web reports.
Dave Ruijter’s Public Reports Gallery
https://link.bifocal.show/ruijter Power BI Report Server release timing update
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-release-timing-update/ September Desktop Episode
This is episode 66 recorded on September 14th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to about the September release of Power BI Desktop and make picks for Microsoft Ignite 2018.
Power BI Desktop – September 2018
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-september-2018-feature-summary/ Here’s the complete list of September updates:
Stuff to watch
Unlock petabyte-scale datasets in Azure with aggregations in Power BIScott Hanselman & Christian Wade https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Azure-Friday/Unlock-petabyte-scale-datasets-in-Azure-with-aggregations-in-Power-BI
Ignite Sessions to highlight
GS007 – Microsoft PowerApps, Power BI, and Flow: Power platform vision and roadmap Arun Ulagaratchagan, Charles Lamanna, Keith Whatling, Richard Riley https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66664
BRK3107 – Microsoft Power BI Premium: Building enterprise-grade BI models for big data Christian Wade, Josh Caplan https://myignite.microsoft.com/sessions/65442
BRK3108 – Microsoft Power BI: Enabling and governing self-service analytics Adam Saxton, Lukasz Pawloski https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/65444
BRK2218 – Microsoft Power BI Desktop: Data exploration, analysis and storytelling Amanda Cofsky, Will Thompson https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/65435
BRK2099 – Upgrade your social communities to knowledge-based communities Dean Swann, John White https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/65625
This is episode 61 recorded on August 9th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to Lukasz Pawlowski, Senior Program Manager on the Power BI team at Microsoft, and mention highlights from the August Power BI Desktop release.
This is episode 61 recorded on August 9th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to Lukasz Pawlowski, Senior Program Manager on the Power BI team about the coming changes to Content Packs and App Workspaces, and mention highlights from the August Power BI Desktop release.
Content Packs and Group connected Power BI workspaces have been with us since the launch of the new Power BI in 2015. Both of these features are about to go some significant changes. Lukasz Pawlowski is the program manager for both features, and he joins us to explain what they are and why they are happening, among other things.
In addition, we also have a quick look at the August 2018 release of Power BI Desktop.
Enable you team with new workspace experiences (preview)
Power BI Desktop August 2018 Feature Summary