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Power BI Weekly Issue 114: 15th June 2021

A number of updates this week: you can now Analyze your personal activity in Microsoft Teams with Power BI showing information about your meetings amongst other things (perfect proof that you're probably spending too much time in meetings!) It's now also possible to Embed Power BI in Salesforce, with the team providing some nice Developer samples to help us on our way. Talking about developer samples - there are some New developer samples for update data sources and encrypt credentials in .NET Core, Java and Python. I've previously shown how to do this for an on-prem data source using PowerShell, if you're more comfortable in PowerShell. Finally, it's been highlighted that the On-premises data gateway June 2021 update is now available.

Elsewhere this week, Chris Webb has discussed What The New Visio Web App And Licensing Announcement Means For Power BI (it's good news), Daniil Maslyuk has written a succinct comparison of Power Query in dataflows vs. datasets, and Matt Allington has discussed 5 Productivity Benefits of Tabular Editor 3.

Data Modeling

Covering: DAX (Measures & Calculated Tables/Columns), Relationships, Analysis Services, Composite models

Report Authoring and Interactivity

Covering: Layout and formatting, Visualizations, Interactivity, Themes, Mobile reports, Dashboards

Deployment, Security and Operations

Covering: Workspaces and Apps, Template Apps, Deployment Pipelines, Gateways, Security, Sharing, Licences, Admin operations, Developer Tooling


Covering: Cross-topic announcements & feature summaries, Whitepapers, Community events, Learning Resources & Certifications, Podcasts, Sample reports, End-to-end walkthroughs


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