Episode 206: Power BI September 2021 Feature Summary

This is episode 206 recorded on September 23rd, 2021, where John & Jason go over the September 2021 Power BI updates including new formatting options for buttons, Insights is now in preview, Power BI Goals gets automated status rules, and a new Paginated Report Builder. 

Show Notes

Feature Summary:

New formatting options for buttons

Toggle total columns in waterfall charts

Line chart series labels

Sensitivity label support for Power BI template files


Shortcut expression for CALCULATE now supports aggregation functions

New parameter for XIRR function

Making it easier to format based on a user’s locale

Data connectivity and preparation

The Power BI Connector in Power Automate  

AssembleViews (Connector Update)

Azure Databricks (Connector Update)

Bloomberg Enterprise Data and Analytics (Connector Update)

DataVirtuality (Connector Update)

Exasol (Connector Update)

Vena (Connector Update)

Power BI Goals: automated status rules  

Power BI Goals: improved filtering  

APIs to determine who has access to what Power BI artifacts  

Service Principal support for read-only Admin APIs  

Goals now available in Power BI Mobile apps

Explore content that’s relevant to you (Android and iOS)

Now you can request access to reports from your mobile app

We are moving Power BI visual offers to Commercial Marketplace within Partner Center

PAFnow Process Mining flowchart visual by Process Analytics Factory GMBH

Drill Down Network PRO by ZoomCharts

Annotated Bar by Queryon

Graphomate pictograms 2021.2 by Graphomate

New visuals in AppSource

Editor’s pick of the month

Paginated Reports

New version of Power BI Report Builder

Ideas forum updates

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