There has been some great activity this past week in the world of Business Intelligence and here are the updates.

Power BI – Tachometer Custom Visual

As you can see from the image above, there is a new Custom Visual that has been added called the Tachometer.

This is a great visual when you want to use it to easily communicate measures against various attributes. As you can see above there are a whole host of details to configure.

You can find the blog post here: Visual Awesomeness Unlocked: Tachometer Gauge Custom Visual

Power BI – Azure Active Directory Content Pack

This is a great content pack from Microsoft so that you can see very quickly how your Azure Active Directory is being used.

This can give some great insights into how Azure Active Directory is being used within your Organization.

One thing to note is that you have to be either a Security Reader or Admin within Azure in order to gain access.

You can find the blog details here: Azure Active Directory meets Power BI

Power BI – ZynBit using Power BI Embedded

This is a great customer story as in to how ZynBit is using Power BI Embedded to enable their business.

You can find the details here: ZynBit Empowers Sales with Microsoft Power BI Embedded

SQL Server – SQL Server CTP 1.2 Available

There is already another version for SQL Server Next Version on CTP 1.2

This has got support for SUSE Linux Enterprise, as well as the Early Adoption Program (EAP)

You can find the blog details here: SQL Server next version CTP 1.2 now available