If you run a Power BI platform for a lot of users you should be able to send /push notifications to them. We are currently experiencing high fail rates and it would be great to alert all users that we’re busy looking into it.
Support the creation of DAX calculation groups in
Power BI Desktop – otherwise Power BI can only consume calculation groups
created in Analysis Services, whereas it would be very useful to have this
feature in any Power BI model.
Even just a simple text window with a script would be
fine. You can clean up the UI later.
is episode 119 recorded on September 27th, 2019 where John & Jason talk
through the Microsoft Power Platform 2019 Release Wave 2 Plan and highlight the
important Power BI dates over the next few months.
Currently, once you
connect to a Power BI Service/Online Dataset you cannot add additional data
sources. We have several datasets we’d like to put in the same report, but
can’t because they are over the 1GB limit on size. If we could live-connect to
them all in Power BI Desktop this would help.
When I add an image to Power BI Desktop, the default setting is that
the Aspect Ratio is not locked. This makes the process of scaling the image to
a suitable size behave in an inconsistent way compared to (say) PowerPoint. If
you turn on “lock aspect ratio”, then the image scales correctly and
consistently with other office applications.
Most images should be scaled with a locked aspect ratio.
This is episode 106 recorded on June 11th, 2019 at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit where John & Jason talk to Chris Finlan, Senior Program Manager for Power BI at Microsoft, about the recently release features around Paginated Reports in the Power BI Service, Power BI Report Server, and more.
next to impossible to switch between accounts/tenants in the Power BI mobile
client. The user must first log out of the existing account/tenant, and then
establish a connection with the different tenant. This is a multi-multi step
Contrast this with the multi tenant capabilities of the Teams mobile app, or of Outlook, SharePoint etc. We need better account switching in the Power BI mobile app.
current capability we use in Power BI Reports on our Power BI Report Server is
consuming Shared Datasets that are already on the server. We should have a
“Shared Dataset” connector option in Power BI Optimized for Report
Server that helps users identify which Shared Dataset are available on the
server and the parameters(if any) are required to use the shared dataset. This
would be a similar capability that exists in Report Builder when adding shared
This could be a simple UI that ultimately results in an OData source using the PBI REST API. This would simplify adding shared datasets rather than forcing users to under the REST API. Seems like a low overhead improvement that has high potential
is episode 73 recorded on October 22nd, 2018 where John & Jason talk to
Chris Finlan, Senior Program Manager for Power BI at Microsoft, about the Power
BI Report Server, Paginated Report in the cloud via Power BI, and much more.
This is episode 69 recorded live in Orlando at Microsoft Ignite September 26th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to Sundeep Meda Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft, along with Adam Saxton, live at Microsoft Ignite 2018 about RDL in the Cloud, field listener questions, the Power BI webpart in SharePoint Online, updates to Report Builder & Report viewer, Row level security in Power BI Report Server, and much more. This is the second part of the live recording done from the podcast studio at Microsoft Ignite 2018.
This is episode 54 recorded on June 21th 2018… where John & Jason talk about mobile app configuration of PBIRS settings, a new way of analyzing Excel in Power BI, and the upcoming Power BI Embedded deadline.
This is episode 41 recorded on March 15th 2018… where John & Jason talk to Riccardo Muti, Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft for Power BI and SQL Server Reporting Services, about the latest Power BI Report Server release & the direction he sees the product going in the future
This is episode 27 recorded on December 6th, 2017 from SharePointFest Chicago… where John & Jason talk to Paul Schaeflein about helping people transform applications using Microsoft Teams, authentication stuff using Azure B2B & Paul quizzes us on how people should be using Power BI.
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