Power BI a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant or Analytics and BI
Power BI Export to PDF and On-Demand Email Subscriptions Available
PDF export in addition to PowerPoint! Also, subscription can now be trigged on-demand.
Power BI Export with Filters
Works with PDF and PowerPoint. Includes filters, slicers, cross-highlighting… more. Check out the post!
Power BI Admin Portal Bulk Operations
Replaces the need for repetitive admin operations that were usually solved with PowerShell. Examples: restore deleted workspaces, assign admin to orphaned workspaces.
Power BI Embedded Support for Service Principals
This approach replaces the previous approach of using a named Power BI Pro (and hence license) user for interacting with the Power BI API in embedded scenarios. Easier to create, cheaper, more secure!
Power BI Desktop Update for February
- More formatting control of filtering pane
- Cross highlighting from points in a line chart
- Change default cross highlighting/filtering behavior in a report
- Rounded corners!
- Key influencers visual
- Insights questions in Q&A and autogenerated Q&A question suggestions
- A BUNCH of cool custom visuals!
- A BUNCH of data connectors!
- Better error messages for DQ/live connections
- Flow now has the advanced condition capabilities that have been in Logic Apps.
- SharePoint “Remind Me” feature based on a date in metadata
- Code peek
- New connectors: Microsoft Security Graph, XooaDB
Autopilot Remote Wipe for EDU
Great for end of year!
Feb Teams Roundup
- Teams rooms
- Usage Reporting
- Templates and Bots
- 3rd Party – MindMeister, Jira and more!
Teams Healthcare Announcements
- Urgent messages
- FHIR-EHR integration – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/Integrate-electronic-health-records-into-Microsoft-Teams-care/ba-p/334042
- Secure image sharing
- Shifts, and more!
ICYMI: O365 Privacy – new features review
- Specialized Compliance workspace
- Consistent labeling across Win, Mac, iOS, Droid
- New analytics capabilities
- Better support for comms review – important to regulated industries
SharePoint – Lots to catch up on!!
- Page enhancements – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/SharePoint-page-enhancements/ba-p/334735
- SP Migration tool gets Web Part support – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Microsoft-365-migration-on-your-terms-with-new-improvements-to/ba-p/332986
- ICYMI: Jan pitstop review – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/SharePoint-Roadmap-Pitstop-January-2019/ba-p/328804