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July, 2014

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    6 new updates in Power Query - July 2014

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    In this post Download Power Query Update More flexible Load Options Query Groups Improved Error Debugging Experience Additional Query Editor transformations Options dialog Update notifications The July 2014 Update for Power...
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    Behind the Scenes: How Power BI Handled The World Cup

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    In this post Importing the Data with Power Query Getting the right format with Power Query Power Pivot Power Q&A Crawl, then walk This year’s world cup was filled with unbelievable surprises; Miroslav Klose’s record breaking...
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    NBA games live tweeting and buzzer beating

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    Do you think live tweeting can affect the outcome of NBA games? Do you usually tweet when watching a game? Can you guess if Twitter activity spikes at certain moments? Michael Carper , winner of the Power BI Demo Contest, tried to answer these questions...
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    Forrester names Microsoft as a Leader in Agile Business Intelligence

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    This month, Microsoft was acknowledged as a Leader in the Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms. “Microsoft received high client feedback scores for its agile, business user self-service and advanced data visualization functionality...
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    Power Map July Update

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    Last month in the June update we focused on quality improvements for Power Map, including enhanced interaction with maps on touch devices. The touch experience should feel smoother, more fluid, and more predictable. Using your feedback, we also improved...
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    New in Power BI: Cloud Modeling for Q and A

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    In May, the Q&A team released an update to Q&A that enabled a wider variety of natural language questions that can be answered as well as personal customization of certain types of questions. In the new cloud modeling environment, it is now possible...
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    Getting Started with Power Query - Part I

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    Welcome the Excel and Power BI getting started series. Today we're starting with the first step of the data analysis process: Discover and Get Data. Power Query allows you to easily discover and connect to data from public and corporate data sources...
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    Power BI June Roundup

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    "For many companies data is buried treasure. There are riches in there that can completely and utterly transform a company’s fortunes, but they don’t do you any good if you don’t have the tools to dig them up" according to Geoff Carter...
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    Getting Started with Excel and Power BI Series

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    Over the next couple of weeks, we'll introduce you to the basic usage of all the latest and greatest features in Excel and Power BI. How do you know if this is the right series for you? Here are a few questions to help you decide: Are you new to...
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    World Cup: comparing contrast 20 years worth of data with natural language

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    June 26 th marked the end of the Round Robin stage, and we saw the World’s best teams crash out early while seeing other teams fight their way to the next round. There is no easy path to winning the World Cup, and we’re in for a treat for...
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