This is episode 98 recorded on April 2nd, 2019 where John & Jason talk to Treb Gatte, Managing Partner at Tumble Road, about all the exciting Power BI news from the last couple of weeks.
This is episode 82 recorded on December 18th, 2018 where John & Jason talk about the highlights of 2018 in the Power BI space & make some predictions for 2019.
Favorite features list:
Show/Hide pages (Jan)
Desktop in the Windows store (Feb)
Slicer sync (Feb)
Persistent filters (March)
Report page tooltips (March)
Action/Bookmark buttons (April)
Q&A Explorer (April)
Incremental Refresh (May)
New “From Web” Connector (May)
Composite models (July)
SharePoint Roadmap – July
New workspace experience (August)
Monitoring app for Premium (August)
New Power BI Home (September)
M Intellisense (September)
DAX Editor (October)
New modelling view (November)
Paginated reports (November)
Copy/Paste between Desktop Files (Nov)
Smart guides (Dec)
External Dataflows (December)
This is episode 81 recorded live at SharePointFest Chicago on December 6th, 2018 where Jason talks Andrew Connell, co-host of the Microsoft Cloud Show and Instructor & Entrepreneur at Voitanos.io, about Azure AppInsights & developing for proper analytics.
Andrew Connell is a full-stack web developer and 12-time annual recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award for Office Development, Office Servers and Services with a deep developer background in SharePoint, Office 365, and Microsoft Azure. He has spoken at various conferences around the world including Microsoft’s TechEd, Build, Ignite & SharePoint conferences, Angular’s ngConf& AngularU, SPTechCon, SP Live360 among many others. He’s taught hundreds of people via in-person & online classroom based training for over 10 years including through the training company Critical Path Training he co-founded & co-operated for four years (2009-2013). Additionally, he has a catalog of on-demand video-based training available through Pluralsight. Microsoft has hired Andrew multiple times to present at internal conferences such as TechReady, develop, deliver and publish training courses and to serve as a key strategic and technical advisor to multiple internal product teams.
Over the years Andrew has proven himself time & time again as an experienced technical trainer and course author. Building on this vast experience, he is excited to bring it direct to you to provide the ideal learning experience.
Voitanos is where you’ll find Andrew’s self-hosted video-based on-demand technical training courses and educational resources.
The only place to stay up to date on everything going on in the Microsoft Intelligent Cloud world including Azure and Office 365.
Whether you are new to the cloud, old hat or just starting to consider what the cloud can do for you this podcast is the place to find all the latest and greatest news and information on what’s going on in the cloud universe. Join long-time Microsoft aficionados and SharePoint experts Andrew Connell and Chris Johnson as they dissect the noise and distill it down, read between the lines and offer expert opinion on what is really going on. Just the information … no marketing … no BS, just two dudes telling you how they see it.
Thisis episode 75 recorded on November 9th, 2018 where John & Jason talk aboutthe news coming out of PASS Summit and break down the introduction of Dataflows.
Power BI delivers dataflows, enterprise reporting, and major updates to Power BI Desktop
- Dataflows expand self-service data prep in Power BI
- SQL Server Reporting Services technology now in Power BI
- Power BI Desktop November Update
- Will cover in detail on a future show once this drops
Introducing: Power BI data prep with dataflows
- Self-service data prep for big data in Power BI
- Advanced Analytics and AI with Azure
- Support for the Common Data Model
- Getting started with self-service data prep
- Ingesting large amounts of data with Incremental Refresh
- Building complex ETL projects with Linked entities
- Gaining further insights with Computed entities
- Connecting datasets to your data
Public Preview of Paginated Reports in Power BI Premium Now Available
Power BI Paginated Reports also available in Power BI Mobile Apps(preview)
Paginated report metrics and dataflow metrics now available in Premium Capacity Metrics app
Premium Capacity Metrics app – query metrics histogram now available
This is episode 74 recorded on September 24th, 2018 where John & Jason interview Amir Netz, Technical Fellow and Chief Architect of Microsoft BI offerings at Microsoft, about all things Power BI.
Chris Finlan’s blog post: “Export to PowerPoint is now generally available and looking ahead at what’s coming next”
Last week’s interview with Chris Finlan
This 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 65 recorded on September 11th, 2018 where John & Jason talk to Microsoft MVP and Regional Director Reza Rad about Reza’s Power BI background, and our joint meetup at Microsoft Ignite.
Reza Rad is an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 15 years’ experience in databases, programming and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for seven continues years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is author of Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star and some other books. He is training and consulting on Microsoft BI and Data Analytics technologies.
Meetup at Ignite with John, Jason & Reza
Power BI Helper
Microsoft Ignite 9/24-9/28
European SharePoint Conference 11/26-11/29
SPTechCon Boston – February 10 – 13, 2019
North American Collaboration Summit – March 14 – 16, 2019
SPFest DC – April 29 – May 3, 2019
SharePoint Conference 2019 – May 21 – 23, 2019
Eurpoean Collaboration Summit – May 27 – 29, 2019
This is episode 59 recorded on July 31st, 2018 where John & Jason talk about SharePoint Saturday NYC, sessions for Microsoft Ignite, and interview Will Thompson from the Power BI Desktop Team at Microsoft.
This is episode 58 recorded on July 25th 2018 where John & Jason talk about Business Application Summit after-the-fact, The Road Ahead for Power BI & SharePoint blog post, and do a deep dive on the Power BI Desktop update for July.