Episode 210: Microsoft Ignite Fall 2021 News

This is episode 210 recorded on November 3rd, 2021 where John & Jason talk about the latest news announced at and around Microsoft Ignite Fall 2021 including Azure Chaos Studio, Power BI Teams App goes GA, and Hybrid tables – coming “this year”.

Show Notes

Microsoft Ignite Book of News

1.2.2 Azure Synapse Analytics announces updated features & enhancements

1.2.5 SQL Server 2022 now in preview

1.10.1 Azure Chaos Studio helps simulate real-world outages

3.1.1 Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services now generally available

4.1.1. JavaScript API in Microsoft Excel allows developers to create custom data types

4.1.2 Microsoft Editor with Context IQ offers personalized authoring experience

4.1.4 Microsoft Loop gives users a single, flexible and collaborative canvas to get work done

4.1.5 Recording studio in Microsoft PowerPoint lets you tell your stories

4.2.7 New Microsoft Teams chat features

Internet Explorer retirement on June 15, 2022

What’s new in Microsoft 365—How we’re empowering everyone for a new world of hybrid work – Microsoft 365 Blog

Introducing Microsoft Defender for Business

Ignite 2021: Enabling data-driven decisions everywhere collaboration happens with enterprise-grade analytics | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI


  • Power BI Teams App GA
  • Goals Integrated with Power Automate
  • Gen2 GA
  • Hybrid tables – coming “this year”
  • Purview Integration
  • DLP features
  • Export to Excel & connected Pivot

Just no: Bringing Microsoft Access into the Future: Introducing the Microsoft Access Connector for the Microsoft Power Platform


  • Mesh for Teams
  • Teams Connect
  • Event Management in Teams
  • Microsoft Loop – is it Sway for Business? Rolling out to Teams, Outlook, OneNote
  • Context IQ
  • Viva GA – Ally.io coming (where does it fit?)


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