OFF 2018-11-16

Show Notes

PowerApps Improved Discoverability with Microsoft Search
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/make-powerapps-discovery-easier-with-microsoft-search-in-bing/

PowerApps and Flows ALM with Solutions
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/apps-and-flows-lifecycle-management-just-got-easier/
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/solutions-in-powerapps/
https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/solutions-in-microsoft-flow/

Use solutions to manage multiple PowerApps Canvas apps and Flows as a single,
well, solution.

PowerApps Display Names in Canvas Apps (Preview)
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/display-names-enters-preview-for-canvas-apps/

No more T-shirt Size becoming T_x002d_shirt_x0020_size.

Power BI Desktop November 2018 Update
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-november-2018-feature-summary/

* Expand/collapse matrix row headers
* Copy/paste between PBIX files
* Updated filtering experience with styling and more control over what report
consumers see
* More accessibility enhancements – selection pane is fully accessible!
* Updates to colors with conditional formatting on some visuals
* Related questions for Q&A for conversational analysis
* New modeling view – also includes enhanced accessibility
* Deeper dive on new modeling view:
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/modeling-view-in-power-bi-desktop/
* Composite models now GA
* New/updated DAX functions: ISINSCOPE, NONVISUAL, ROLLUPADDISSUBTOTAL
* New custom visuals
* New Azure DevOps Server connector
* PDF connector now supports Start and End Page parameters
* Updated Azure Consumption Insights connectors to include budget and reserved
instances data

Power BI Premium Preview of Paginated Reports (SSRS reports)
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/public-preview-of-paginated-reports-in-power-bi-premium-now-available/

What you’d expect: highly formatted, pixel-perfect reports, export to popular
formats (Word, PDF, etc.), printing, parameters, sharing.

What’s coming: scheduling and email subscriptions, embedding, authoring against
already created Power BI datasets, drill through from a Power BI report to a
paginated report.

Power BI Paginated Reports in Mobile
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-paginated-reports-also-available-in-power-bi-mobile-apps-preview/

Just wow!

Power BI Dataflows in Preview
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-power-bi-data-prep-wtih-dataflows/

ETL comes to Power BI as a first class citizen. Leveraging Azure Data Lake Store
and the Common Data Model.

Power BI Premium Metrics App Updated for Dataflows and Paginated Reports
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/paginated-report-metrics-and-dataflow-metrics-now-available-in-premium-capacity-metrics-app/

More Metrics App updates here:
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/premium-capacity-metrics-app-query-metrics-histogram-now-available/

Power BI AI Announcements
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-announces-new-ai-capabilities/

* Azure Cognitive Services capabilities available in Power BI (text analytics,
image analytics)
* Key driver feature (why does something happen?)
* Build ML models using automated machine learning
* Integrate with advanced ML models managed by Azure ML