Episode 153: 2020 Release Wave 2 Plan for the Power BI Service review

This is episode 153 recorded on July 9th, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the newly released Microsoft Power Platform: 2020 release wave 2 plan for Power BI Mobile & the Power BI Service.

Show Notes

Link to theĀ Power BI Wave 1 Plan 2020 review episode

Link to Episode 152: 2020 Release Wave 2 Plan for the Power BI Desktop review

Power BI Mobile

Power BI Mobile continues to support data-driven cultures within organizations by providing access to business data, anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Split view support for iPadEnd users by admins, makers, or analystsAug 2020Oct 2020

Power BI Service

In order to build a data culture, everyone needs to be able to discover and collaborate on insights.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Data lineage and impact analysis enhancementsAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyOct 2020
Endorsement of Power BI reports and appsAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyOct 2020
Power BI data as an Excel data typeEnd users, automaticallyOct 2020
Azure Synapse integrationAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyNov 2020 
Analyze in Power BI from SharePoint listsEnd users, automaticallyDec 2020 
Data protection enhancementsEnd users by admins, makers, or analystsDec 2020 
Support for dataflows in deployment pipelinesAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyMar 2021 
Support for different incremental refresh policies in a deployment pipelineEnd users, automaticallyMar 2021 
Support for paginated reports in deployment pipelinesAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyMar 2021 
Overload alertsAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyOct 2020
Ability for Power BI administrators to upgrade classic workspaces to V2 workspacesEnd users, automaticallyOct 2020
Dataflows DirectQueryEnd users by admins, makers, or analystsOct 2020
Dataset refresh overviewAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyOct 2020
Enhanced export and subscription support for Power BI reportsEnd users, automaticallyOct 2020
New look rollout to all usersEnd users, automaticallyOct 2020
Connect to Power BI datasets directly in ExcelEnd users, automaticallyThis feature is released.  May 11, 2020Oct 2020
Power BI dataflows and ADLS Gen2 integration at workspace levelEnd users by admins, makers, or analystsDec 2020
Azure Monitor integrationAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyJan 2021
Advanced network isolationAdmins, makers, or analysts, automaticallyMar 2021


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