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Power BI Weekly Issue 36: 3rd December 2019

I hope everyone who celebrated Thanksgiving last week had a great time. It's been noticeably quiter over the last week. Only a few blogs came from the Power BI team - the only announcement being that the On-premises data gateway November 2019 update is now available. We were also told about How Power BI and Accessibility Work Together, and the Analytics in Azure Virtual Event on the 10th December was pointed out to us.

A number of interesting articles this week. Phil Seamark hsa written that Clean data = faster reports, Gilbert Quevauvilliers has described How I saved 40%+ on Power BI Dataset size, and Matthew Roche has provided another useful Power BIte: Turning datasets into dataflows.

Data Prep

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

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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