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Power BI Weekly Issue 82: 27th October 2020

The main news this week is the Power BI October 2020 Feature Summary, which includes numerous exciting announcements (primarily around visuals). One very nice addition is the introduction of canvas watermarks, which many of you will have seen on your travels already. These will be very useful for those new to Power BI. The Personalize Visuals feature is now Generally Available (GA) and the 'new look' of the Power BI Service is being rolled out this week and will be available to all tenants by early November. Finally, there have been a bunch of Updates to Power BI Publish to web for better public reporting all geared towards providing UX enhancements for the end users.

Elsewhere this week, Chris Webb has described Why I'm Excited About Dynamic M Parameters In Power BI, Parker Stevens has show how to Export Report and Email to Current User Power Automate, and Krešimir Ledinski has written about List.Generate and Looping in PowerQuery.

Data Prep

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

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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