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Power BI Weekly Issue 197: 7th March 2023

There has been a handful of announcements this week, from features turning GA to improvements in the Power BI compute engine. Let's start with the GA: Power BI Org Apps with Multiple Audiences now Generally Available, the Power BI integration with is now generally available, and the General availability of Power BI with Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server. The other announcements this week are as follows: there's new Query parallelization functionality to boost Power BI dataset performance in DirectQuery mode, we've been told that Multi-tasking in Microsoft Teams with Power BI is getting better (largely down to UX enhancements), and we've been given the Power BI Datamart – February 2023 Feature Summary, including the ability to manage the default dataset to add/remove tables from the autogenerated dataset.

Data Prep

Covering: Power Query (M), Dataflows, Data connectors, AI Insights

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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