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    Scheduled Data Refresh Update: New Data Sources

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    In this Post Download the Data Management Gateway Extended data source support Step-by-step Power Query connection configuration Additional information We are excited to announce new data sources for the scheduled data refresh feature...
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    Power BI is changing the way health services are provided

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    This blog post was authored by Tom Lawry, Director Worldwide Health, Microsoft With healthcare representing one of the fastest growing business segments for Business Intelligence, Power BI is finding its way in to healthcare organizations worldwide...
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    Data Visualization for the 2014 World Cup results using Excel and Power BI

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    This blog post was authored by Marc Reguera, Finance Director, Microsoft After the success and interested generated by my first post, Visualizing the World Cup history with Excel and Power BI , I decided to update the model with data from the 2014...
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    Power BI July Roundup

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    “Microsoft received high client feedback scores for its agile, business user self-service and advanced data visualization functionality. Clients also gave Microsoft BI a high score for its product vision”. This quote from the Forrester Wave...
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    Earth's Rising Tempers: Unlocking Volcanoes Insights with Power BI

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    Volcanoes are one of the most destructive forces of nature and always get a fair amount of attention from the general public and the scientific community. Volcanic activity generates thousands of data points. Remy Tom, one of our semi-finalist of the...
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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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    15 World Cup history facts with Power Map

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    This blog post was authored by Igor Peev, Senior Program Manager who enjoys working on challenging projects that deliver new, innovative ways to analyze data and tell good stories with it. He works on interactive tours to present and play with data in...
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    6 new updates in Power Query - June 2014

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    In this post Download Power Query Update What's New in Power Query Support for “Whole Number” column type Additional transformations in Query Editor ribbon Aggregate Column dialog Additional Date/Time filters Improved...
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    The Amir Netz Selection

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    Yesterday Microsoft News featured Amir Netz on its People series . Amir is a Technical Fellow, Chief Designer of SQL Server and Chief Architect of Microsoft BI offerings. He holds more than 40 patents, including PowerPivot and Power View. He has been...
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    Visualizing the World Cup history with Excel and Power BI

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    This blog post was authored by Marc Reguera, finance director, Microsoft Besides my family and friends, I have two additional passions in life: soccer and data visualization. Like most kids growing up in Europe, my dream was to become a soccer professional...
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    What would be your question if you could ask the Power BI team anything?

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    That was the question that has been on our minds for some time, and the Power BI team was up to the challenge. Thus, we decided to set up a Reddit AMA session , which we held last Tuesday June 10th. The premise was simple: ask us anything. The Power...
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    Try Power BI Q&A with World Cup data!

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    In this Post The World Cup through the lens of technology The Dataset Next Week Instructions: Try Power BI Q&A yourself The World Cup through the lens of technology Want to just dive into the World Cup interactive data search...
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    Power BI May Roundup

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    The Power BI team is starting a new Power BI series in our blog. Our community is growing, and there is an amazing array of content that we would love to highlight and share with our readers. That is why every month we will publish a summary of the...
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    Explore the Top 250 Movies since 1921

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    Moviegoers have a lot of tools at their disposal today compared to decades ago. With the amount of movies being released every week, now they can research about, find showtimes for and even rate their favorite flicks in sites like IMDb.com . Dan English...
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    The visualization that changed the world of data

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    In 1854, a cholera outbreak in London puzzled the scientific community as well as the local authorities. Dr. John Snow, an epidemiologist studying the outbreak was trying to find the root causes by looking at the data available. Dr. Snow's approach...
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    New in Power BI: Data Source Management

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    Introduction The data management capabilities in Power BI for Office 365 are delivered both in the Power Query add-in for Excel, and in the Manage Data Portal in Office 365 . To help data stewards and information workers get the most from their Power...
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