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Submitted by NAV Insights on 9 March 2020

Power BI in Brief - March 2020

Each month, we sum up the top headlines in the world of Power BI to keep you informed, educated, and equipped to use Power BI to its fullest. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about what Power BI can do for you, contact the Power BI experts at ArcherPoint.

Incremental Refresh Now Available for Power BI Pro

Incremental refresh is now generally available and supported for Power BI Pro licensing. This feature was formerly a Power BI Premium only feature. This is big news for Pro users, allowing for faster, more reliable refreshes of your data. Learn more about Incremental Refresh for Power BI Pro.

New Power BI Tab for Microsoft Teams

Measuring and tracking results is essential for teams to achieve their objectives. However, it’s often hard for everyone to use data to make decisions. Adding Power BI reports where people collaborate helps data driven decision making become part of your routine.

We’re excited to announce the new Power BI tab for Microsoft Teams. The new tab adds support for reports in the new workspace experiences, reports in Power BI apps, and paginated reports. In this blog, we’ll highlight the new capabilities and provide tips and tricks for how to use the tab to drive a data culture where people collaborate.

When the tab is added to your channels and chats, it’s easier for everyone to find and track the data they need to achieve their objectives. It’s also a great way to manage change in your organization. As new people join a team, the data they need is right there and ready for them to use.

Learn more and how to install the new Power BI tab.

Enhanced Connectivity for Snowflake

Microsoft has made the public preview of the enhanced Power BI Snowflake connector available. Snowflake customers no longer need an on-premises data gateway to access their data warehouse. It is available in the Power BI service, Power BI Desktop, and the data gateway—no need to install.

Learn more about enhanced connectivity for Snowflake

Upcoming Power BI Events

Top Tips and Tricks

Join Microsoft for a webinar on Thursday February 13, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 noon PST, presented by Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Mike Carlo, creator and owner of PowerBI.Tips. During this webinar, Mike will review the most popular Power BI tips and tricks.

Join the Microsoft Teams Live event – Top Tips and Tricks from PowerBI.Tips 2019 Edition

Best Practices - Building Visuals in Power BI Desktop

Join Microsoft for a webinar on Thursday January 30, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00  noon PST, presented by Microsoft Data Platform MVP Mike Carlo creator and owner of PowerBI.Tips.

Join the Microsoft Teams Live event – Best Practices – Building Visuals in Power BI Desktop

Self-Service AI in Power BI Desktop

Join Microsoft for a webinar on Tuesday February 4, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 noon PST, presented by Microsoft Data Platform MVP Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen, founder and business intelligence architect of Savory Data. Whether you’re a business user, analyst, or data scientist, Power BI has AI capabilities tailored to you. This session will discuss how to integrate and leverage the use of language R, what kind of insights Power BI is capable of delivering automatically, and more.  

Click here to join the Microsoft Teams Live event – Self-Service AI in Power BI Desktop

 

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