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  • Blog Post: Power BI is Generally Available today

    by James Phillips, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Business Intelligence Products Group Today is an exciting milestone, as we release the new Power BI service and Power BI Desktop . When I first unveiled our GA date earlier this month, I emphasized the importance of the innovation we’re...
  • Blog Post: Power BI - GA and beyond...

    Earlier this month, James Philips Corporate Vice President of Power BI announced Power BI 2.0 General Availability on July 24. With only two days to go, now is a great time to provide more detail on some of the changes you will see on July 24 and what to expect beyond the July 24 GA. GA represents...
  • Blog Post: Power BI Weekly Service Update

    With Power BI’s imminent GA release we’re excited to announce a number of new capabilities to the service. Team collaboration Power BI groups offer a powerful collaborative experience built on Office 365 groups . Groups in Power BI bring you and your colleagues together to collaborate...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Power BI general availability coming July 24th

    Today we announced that Power BI will be generally available July 24 th . Through the course of the preview we have added many exciting new features and capabilities, a full list is here at the bottom of this blog post. In July we will make the updates shown below, rounding out the preview and we will...
  • Blog Post: The new Get Data experience

    Over the last four months we’ve been adding support for new SaaS services in Power BI, on a weekly basis, providing users with rich, out of the box dashboards and reports in just a few clicks! As we continue this release cadence we wanted to make it even easier to find the content that matters...
  • Blog Post: [Webinar] Getting Started with the Power BI Designer

    The Power BI Designer is a powerful tool to create content for Power BI. Join Lance Delano, Program Manager for a live webinar where you’ll learn how to use our new Power BI Designer. He will show you how to use the Power BI Designer to discover insights and track your crucial business metrics...
  • Blog Post: An Invitation from Thomas LaRock to Attend the PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015

    This is a guest blog post from Thomas LaRock, the President of PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) It’s no secret that the role of data in the IT industry, in business, and in the world at large is changing at a rapid pace. As technology continues to become a more integrated and integral...
  • Blog Post: From Data to Insights to Action at the PASS Business Analytics Conference

    Are you a key member of the team delivering business analytics and intelligence for your organization? Finding BA/BI to be a more significant part of your day-to-day work life? Not your role yet, but you have a friend or colleague working in business and data analytics? For anyone trying to stay ahead...
  • Blog Post: [Webinar] Getting Started with Power BI

    Update: You can watch this webinar on-demand if you register now . How is your marketing campaign performing? Which of your sales people need extra support? When should you perform preventive maintenance on your factory equipment? Learn how to answer these questions about your business and more in...
  • Blog Post: 6 New Updates in Power Query

    Try what's coming next for Power BI! We hope all of you are enjoying 2015 so far! The Power Query team has been busy working on the latest Power Query update, which includes a new connector (or many new connectors, in this case!) and a bunch of other usability improvements. You can download this...
  • Blog Post: New Power BI features available for preview

    Today we are previewing new features for Power BI, our self-service business intelligence solution designed for everyone. Power BI reduces the barriers to deploying a business intelligence environment to share and collaborate on data and analytics from anywhere. Try what's coming next for Power BI...
  • Blog Post: Announcing New Excel 2013 BI Stability and Usability Improvements

    Recently we have announced a new public update to Excel 2013 that includes major stability and usability improvements in Self Service BI scenarios, especially when Power Query, Power Pivot & Power View are involved. For this release we eliminated over 120 bugs, crashes and hangs, and introduced two...
  • Blog Post: Embed Power View Interactive Reports in Your Blogs and Websites

    Ever since we launched Power BI for Office 365 this past February, we have been sharing Power View interactive reports in this blog. We've often been asked how to do this, and today we are happy to announce that this feature plus the option of embedding Pivot Tables publicly for workbooks 10MB or smaller...
  • Blog Post: Excel 2013 Power BI fundamentals training

    With Excel 2013 you have a powerful new way to build interactive reports and analyze your data using the tool you already know and love. Now Excel provides rich data connections, transformation and visual analytics in an unified, seamless experience. To help you ramp up with these exciting capabilities...
  • Blog Post: Excel Power Map December Update

    Today we announced the new Power Map December Update that includes improved performance for geocoding, increased accuracy for the Auto Fit feature in custom maps, and the option of selecting all items when filtering. For more details on how to use this last feature, check the official announcement at...
  • Blog Post: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner and before we all leave to enjoy some delicious turkey dinners, we wanted to share some visualizations we created in the past to celebrate this holiday. Last year around this time we tried to answer two questions: Where do turkeys come from and where do they...
  • Blog Post: 5 New Updates in Power Query

    Take Power Query to the next level: Try Power BI for Free today! We are happy to announce the availability of the November 2014 Update for Power Query. This update is packed with lots of new features that we hope you will enjoy and thank us for them (hmm, since we are in Thanksgiving week…...
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Power Map tours

    We all know how beautiful and stunning Power Map videos are but what's even more striking is how powerful tours are as a storytelling tool to convey a message with Geo-spatial data. That is why we decided to put together a Top 10 list of Power Map tours and... drum roll... here they are! Visualizing...
  • Blog Post: UN's Millennium Development Goals Data Visualizations

    "The MDGs have been the greatest anti-poverty push in history. New partnerships have been established. New actors have engaged. And now we must finish the job...". These are the words of Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary General about the UN's Millennium Development Goals initiative . This worldwide...
  • Blog Post: Power BI September and October Roundup

    September and October were busy months for Power BI and Excel. Filtering and Custom Maps finally made it to Power Map while the avalanche of Power Query updates keeps coming and coming, including Salesforce connectivity support . Among the articles over the last couple of months, a triathlon analysis...
  • Blog Post: From Data to Insight and Impact: The BI Revolution

    Excel is part of our everyday lives. It doesn't matter if you're a finance, marketing or operations professional. But Excel is not what it used to be 10, 5 or even 3 years ago. Our engineering team has been very busy bringing amazing updates to Excel that give you advanced analytics and visualization...
  • Blog Post: Excel Power Map November Update

    Today we announced the Power Map November update , that adds a new feature requested by many Power Map users: the ability to play any tour directly from any scene . Before this update, if you wanted to check how a specific scene looked, you would have had to run the whole tour from the start. For instructions...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with Power Pivot - Part II

    Welcome back to our Getting Started with Excel and Power BI Series . In Part I of Getting Started with Power Pivot we created our first Excel Data Model. Today we will create additional relationships and start using DAX to add business logic to our Model. To follow this tutorial you will need:...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with Power Query - Part II

    Welcome back to our Getting Started with Excel and Power BI series . Today we will continue with our first Excel feature, Power Query, which allows you to discover, shape and transform your data before importing it into Excel or your Power Pivot data model. In Part I we covered mostly how to connect...
  • Blog Post: 6 New Updates in Power Query

    Take Power Query to the next level: share your queries and create a corporate data catalog. Try Power BI for Free today! In this Post October is getting close to an end, but before we all put on our costumes and eat lots of candy for Halloween, we are very pleased to give you another treat: the...
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