Category: Power BI

BI-NSIGHT – SQL 2016 Preview (CTP2) – SSAS Partition Manager – Power BI Quickbooks Connector – Excel 2016 Updates

What started out as a rather quiet week in terms of news and what is going on within the Microsoft space, when I started going through my daily routine today there was some pleasant updates! SQL Server 2016 Preview (CTP2) After the Microsoft Ignite conference it was announced if I can remember correctly that there would be a SQL 2016…

BI-NSIGHT – Power BI Designer Update – Power BI Twilio Connector – Excel 2016 Visualisations – Azure Data Lake

Fortunately this week, the Microsoft machine was a little quieter, but still as expected new updated in the Power BI Space. Power BI Designer Update   I have read quite a few blog posts, downloaded and viewed the Power BI Designer update. And I have to say they are some welcome changes. In my mind I see that over time,…

BI-NSIGHT – Excel 2016 – Power BI Updates (Including new Data Sources) – Azure SQL Data Warehouse

So after last week, and the annual Microsoft Ignite conference, there was a whole stack of product announcements and updates. This was really great to see, and it once again amazes me how quickly Microsoft is able to get this to market. And being a Microsoft BI enthusiast, it excites me. I mean who does not like to play with…

BI-NSIGHT – SQL Server 2016 – Power BI Updates – Microsoft Azure Stack

Well I have to admit that it seems that the Microsoft machine has been working flat out to get out new products and updates. If my memory serves me, this is the third week in a row that Microsoft has released new products and updates. I am really enjoying it! But hopefully this will slow down, so that we can…

BI-NSIGHT – Azure Analytics Services – Power BI Dynamics AX Connector – Auto refreshing of Excel Files in Power BI – Excel 2016 Updates

Once again this past week Microsoft as released even more products. So let’s get started. Azure Analytics Services On 29 April at the annual Microsoft Build conference they announced new services on the Azure platform. I really think that Microsoft is doing a great job of having an entire cloud platform available for customers. Due to the digital age and…

Automating refreshing of Power BI Reports and Dashboards with Excel Workbooks and Power Update

I recently tested to see if it was possible to upload an Excel Workbook to One Drive for Business, and then use this within Power BI. This was successful. Then I saw, and it appeared that if you used an Excel Workbook from One Drive for Business, that it would automatically refresh the file. Which I thought it might possibly…

BI-NSIGHT | Power Pivot &  DAX in Power BI – SharePoint 2016 – Power BI AS Connector – Power BI Designer Preview Update – New Power BI Content Packs

In a week there have been a whole host of updates and changes within the Microsoft BI space. So let’s get to it. Power Pivot & DAX in Power BI This is related to my blog past that I created earlier this week (Power Pivot and DAX in Power BI). And it was amazing to see that later on in…