Power BI April Updates Released by Microsoft

by | Apr 27, 2023

Now on Deployment Pipelines: View item’s code changes before deploying it

The new feature of Deployment pipelines, Change review, completes the missing piece of the Compare action, by allowing you to review the schema of a changed item while its changed lines are highlighted. Check it out!


Announcing general availability for composite models on Power BI Datasets and Analysis Services models

In December 2020, we launched the preview of DirectQuery for Power BI Datasets and Analysis Services. Since then, we have worked with many of you to improve on this feature and get it ready for general availability. Today we are announcing that this feature has reached general availability.


Announcing public preview of the Tabular Model Definition Language (TMDL)

We are pleased to announce the public preview of a new Tabular Model Definition Language (TMDL), which offers a human-readable, editable, and collaborative format for Tabular Models.


Power BI April 2023 Feature Summary

Welcome to the Power BI April 2023 Monthly Update! We are happy to announce that Power BI Desktop is fully supported on Azure Virtual Desktop (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop) and Windows 365. This month, we have updates to the Preview feature On-object that was announced last month and dynamic format strings for measures. We have additional features in Reporting, Data Connectivity, Service, Paginated Reports, Mobile, and Visualizations. Read on to explore all we have to offer this month!


Microsoft named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Analytics and BI Platforms

We are thrilled to announce that for the sixteenth consecutive year, Microsoft has been positioned as a Leader in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. Microsoft has also been positioned furthest to the right for Completeness of Vision, and highest in the Ability to Execute in the Magic Quadrant for the fifth consecutive year.


On-premises data gateway April 2023 release

We are happy to announce that we have just released the April 2023 update for the on-premises data gateway.


Edit your data model in the Power BI Service (Preview)

Introducing data model editing in the web! A first step towards modeling parity in the Service.


Deep dive into the new Dynamic Format Strings for Measures!

Want to format a measure based on a slicer selection, the measure value, or another conditional way? Now you can! With dynamic format strings for measures a DAX expression can now be used to determine what format string a measure will use.


Announcement: Microsoft Purview data loss prevention policies for Power BI are now generally available (GA)

DLP policies help you automatically detect sensitive information managed in your Power BI tenant and take risk remediation actions, to help you comply with governmental or industry regulations, such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Last April we announced the release of DLP policies for Power BI to public preview. We’re happy to share that these capabilities are now generally available!


Create Power BI reports in Jupyter Notebooks

Introducing a Game-Changing Update to the Power BI and Jupyter Notebook Library: Create Compelling Power BI Reports Directly in Your Notebook!


For more information, view the blog here: April 2023 | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

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