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
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
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 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
This is episode 53 recorded on June 13th 2018… where John & Jason talk about new initiatives in their world, discussed MyAnalytics, Azure Machine Learning, and some of the Power BI Service limits & what to do about them.
Jason – working on:
- New product launch
- Changes in my role
- Microsoft Inspire & Ready
- A renewed focus on process
- Leads to more Power BI
- Newly on E5
- Summer plans
John – working on:
- Azure ML and ML Studio – why does this stuff matter? The predictive part of BI
- The PBIX Grow up story. Hitting the limits of the service.
- For SP, OneDrive and Teams
- New stuff based on CDSA
- Power of the Cloud – June 22 – https://powerofthecloud.net/
TSPUG 6/20 – https://www.meetup.com/TorontoSPUG/
SPSNYC 7/28 – http://www.spsevents.org/city/nyc
SPFest Seattle 8/20-8/24 – https://sharepointfest.com/Seattle/
SPTechCon 8/26-8/29 – http://www.sptechcon.com/
The Intrazone: Episode 6 “The Desktop Diet”
This is episode 52 recorded on June 7th 2018… where John & Jason talk about the new Power BI Desktop update & the role of Power BI Desktop.
Power BI Desktop June Update
This is episode 51 recorded on June 7th 2018… where John & Jason talk about news in the Power BI space, the Power BI Developer community update for May, and some twitter shenanigans.
News & Updates
Power BI Developer community May update
This is episode 50 recorded live on May 21st 2018… where John & Jason talk the announcements & other things happening at the SharePoint Conference North America in Las Vegas.
Facebook Live show: https://www.facebook.com/bifocalshow/videos/255860991644964/
- Power BI Insights baked into lists
- Was that a modern BDC built in?
- 3D editor site of course
- SP2019 – still waiting on deprecation statements for PP and PP4SP
- Our tutorial…. What were people looking for?
This is episode 49 recorded on May 15th 2018… where John & Jason talk to Liz Sundet, Office Servers & Services MVP from Minnesota, about the upcoming SPCNA Conference in Las Vegas next week and some news related to the upcoming GDPR deadline.
Liz is a Microsoft Office Servers and Services MVP and is involved with multiple areas of the business as a consultant for SharePoint and Office 365. Her work includes a variety of aspects from developing strategies to aid in collaboration, identifying best practices for SharePoint and Office 365 to run efficiently and working with multiple teams on identifying needs and areas of improvement. Liz loves a challenge, so everything from a business problem to troubleshooting an error in a system is just another learning opportunity. As a trainer and international speaker, she hopes to inspire others to learn something they can apply to their own work immediately. When she is not working in SharePoint or traveling, you may find her in a variety of activities as diverse as she is: playing music, riding motorcycles, training her dog and even a craft or two. You can follow her on twitter @percusn
Three Must Have SharePoint Workflows with Microsoft Flow Level – Vlad Catrinescu
5 Simple Ways to Improve Business Productivity with SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Flow Level: 100 Stephanie Donahue
Take a Chance and Hire that Fine Arts Major Liz Sundet
SharePoint Server 2019: A First Look – Bill Baer & Hani Loza
Get the Facts from your SharePoint Site with Analytics, Then Improve It! – Liz Sundet
Understanding Office 365 Usage Reporting – Scott Hoag
Keynote – SharePoint and OneDrive connect your workplace – Jeff Teper, Seth Patton, Omar Shahine, Dan Holme
Be a SPFx Ninja: with these Performance, Debugging, Logging and Telemetry Tricks! – Andrew Connell
Developing SharePoint Framework Web Parts with Power BI Embedding – Ted Pattison
Using Flow and Azure Functions to Customize your Site Design – Dave Feldman
Mastering Modern Authentication and Authorization for SharePoint and Office 365 Applications – Eric Shupps