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Power BI Weekly Issue 21: 20th August 2019

There was a massive turnout for the London PUG last night, where Will Thompson (Program Manager at MSFT) was giving us all an intriguing insight into the Power BI team's planning process and methodology. I believe the recording will be made publicly available at some point - if it is, I'll be posting it in the following newsletter. Aside from the user group this week, Matt Allington has very helpfully described how to view a full list of Power BI Icon Names so that you can refer to them by name in measures, and Erik Svenson has created a Power BI Report to browse and watch sessions from MBAS 2019 using the PowerApp visual, so that you can easily navigate through all the sessions at MBAS and watch the ones that may interest you.

There are a numver of updates this week, including several for Power BI Embedded:

Data Prep

Covering: Power Query (M), Dataflows, Data connectors, Analysis Services

Data Modeling

Covering: Relationships, Calculated Columns, Calculated Measures, Calculated Tables, DAX

Report Design and Visualizations

Covering: Report layout and formatting, Mobile reports, Native & Custom visuals, R & Python integration, Visual interactions, Report Themes

Data Exploration

Covering: Dashboards, Quick Insights, Q&A, Filters, Bookmarks, Drill-through

Deployment, Security and Operations

Covering: Apps and App Workspaces, Template Apps, Datasets, Gateways, Security, Sharing, Licences, REST APIs, PowerShell cmdlets, .NET SDK


Covering: Public service announcements, Cross-topic feature summaries, Power BI Overviews, Upcoming webinars/events, Power BI Certifications


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