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Issue 46: 18th February 2020

I want to start by congratulating the Power BI team on the result of the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI Platforms, where Microsoft has been classed as a "Leader", with the strongest position on the chart. Well done!

Issue 45: 11th February 2020

Quite an active week in the Power BI ecosystem this week, so take your time digesting this content. Let's start with the one update from this week, which is the Power BI Developer community February 2020 update. Elsewhere, Michal Dvorak has provided a tool to Convert a Power BI Dataset To a Power BI Dataflow, David Eldersveld has described how to Use Windows Shortcuts to Open Power BI with a Default File, and Leila Etaati has written about the Decomposition Tree Visual in Power BI- Part Two.

Issue 44: 4th February 2020

The Power BI team broke its silence last week, with a number of announcements:

Also released last week was the Power Platform: 2020 release wave 1 plan , including details on upcoming features across all tools within the Power Platform. A few particularly exciting announcements for Power BI, including Dataflows DirectQuery and Incremental refresh for Pro users! Check that link out for more information.

Issue 43: 28th January 2020

No news at all from the Power BI blog this week*. However, a few practical blogs to highlight this week. DAX Studio - a tool that many of us use (and if you don't, you should!) - has had a new version (2.10.2) released. And if you use the DAX Formatter built into DAX Studio, or you access the same tool through the SQL BI website, you ought to know about a small change in the DAX formatting rules. Elsewhere, Erik Svenson has solved the mystery of why copying measures in Power BI Desktop doesn't always work, and Adam Saxton has described a couple of ways to sign-up for Power BI without a work email.

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