OFF 2018-09-21

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We’re making it easy to participate in research studies to review planned updates to Power BI.

Power BI Dashboard Comments

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-dashboard-comments-in-power-bi/

  • Comments for dashboards or specific visuals
  • @ mentioning
  • Works in mobile as well as desktop/web

Power BI Desktop September 2018 Update

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-september-2018-feature-summary/

  • Reporting: create dot plots using scatter chart visual, copy value/selection from table/matrix, built-in report themes, report page tooltip GA & card support, accessibility improvements for analytics/formatting panes
  • Analytics: preview of aggregation (huge!), Q&A support for row-level security
  • Custom visuals: horizon chart, etc.
  • Data connectivity: PDF connector preview, SAP BW support for measure properties, Dataflows preview
  • Data prep: M intellisense!, columns from example support for padding

On-premises Data Gateway September 2018 Update

http://www.microsoft.com

Mashup engine matches that of the Power BI Desktop September 2018 update, bug fixes, etc.

Web Client of Remote Desktop now GA for Windows Server 2016/2019 Preview

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Enterprise-Mobility-Security/Remote-Desktop-web-client-now-generally-available/ba-p/250588

Using PowerApps to Power Microsoft HR Employee Interaction

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-thrive/

New PowerApps Screen Templates for Office 365

http://www.microsoft.com

Screens for: email, people, meetings, calendars, first-time tutorial, success screen

Office VBA + AMSI: Parting the veil on malicious macros

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/microsoftsecure/2018/09/12/office-vba-amsi-parting-the-veil-on-malicious-macros/

  • Read up on it!

IMPORTANT – Modern Desktop Announcement – Review from 9/6

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2018/09/06/helping-customers-shift-to-a-modern-desktop/

  • Tools for getting and staying current
    • System Center/Intune
    • Office Readiness
    • Windows Analytics

Ignite: O365 Network/Multi-Geo content and settings

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365-Blog/Multi-Geo-and-Networking-sessions-at-Ignite-2018/ba-p/252880

Ignite: Teams Session Awesomness!

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/Unleash-productivity-with-these-Microsoft-Teams-breakout/ba-p/251318

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