To thrive in an increasingly digitized world, most businesses have invested in digital and data transformation. As a result, companies are now producing massive amounts of data and must be equipped with the greatest business intelligence tools to extract essential insights for data-driven decision making.
Microsoft Power BI can assist you in collating, visualizing, and analyzing large amounts of data that are important to your company. Instead of antiquated, lengthy reports, you can now get all the information you need on one page, using immersive graphs and charts. Power BI is constantly evolving, and Tallan has you covered for what matters to businesses most. Here are the latest updates for Fall 2021.
Microsoft Power BI was ranked the leader in The Forrester Wave: Augmented BI Platforms, Q3 2021.
In September, Microsoft released a full rundown of Power BI updates, which included “exciting new things for buttons, line charts, and DAX functions. Also, Insights were new with added capabilities for Goals”. View the full summary here.
Microsoft Power BI was ranked the leader in The Forrester Wave: Augmented BI Platforms, Q3 2021. Click here to learn more. The Corporate VP of Intelligence Platform at Microsoft posted a blog that noted, “Microsoft received the highest score of any vendor in both the strategy and current offering categories. Further, Forrester noted in the report, ‘It is hard not to consider Power BI as your top choice for an enterprise BI platform.'”
The October rundown included “additional functionality and performance improvements for DirectQuery, optimization for the SWITCH function, new Bitwise DAX functions,” and so much more!
Power BI also became poised for better decision making improvements for the Export to Excel experience for Power BI table and matrix visuals. “New enhanced export experience includes an intuitive UI for the ‘Export data’ dialog and a new export option, Data with current layout. This allows users to export data to Excel from a table or matrix visual while preserving the overall structure of that visual, number formatting, and expand collapse selections. View the full summary here.
November Power BI updates include a “new format pane preview feature, page, and bookmark navigators, new text box formatting options, pie, and donut chart rotation,” and so much more! View the full summary here.
Earlier this month, Microsoft held their annual Ignite conference and made some exciting new announcements geared towards Power BI. As mentioned by Rupali Jain, Partner Director of Product Manager, Power BI at Microsoft, “we are investing heavily to create a rich experience within your collaboration platform infused with AI to drive insights everywhere.” Click here to continue reading.
On November 18th, Tallan hosted our final Power BI User Group of 2021! At this event, Mark Leskovšek from Zebra BI provided attendees with an overview of the Zebra BI technology, an introduction to IBCS, reporting best practices, top features of the tool, and most importantly, how you can build a custom report with Zebra BI visuals! Watch the recording here.
What’s Next for Power BI?
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, many businesses are still adjusting. Even though the current situation appears to be less dire, and long-term adjustments toward a “new normal” appear to be on the horizon, day-to-day operations remain far from normal. Looking at this year’s business intelligence trends, it’s clear that firms are still focusing on long-term positioning and building the foundation of their data utilization.
The BARC Data, BI, and Analytics Trend Monitor 2022 shows which trends are now viewed as critical in tackling these difficulties by a diverse collection of BI and analytics specialists. Their comments provide a thorough picture of regional, corporate, and industry variances and information into BI market dynamics and the future of BI. Long-term comparisons also demonstrate how trends have evolved, allowing us to distinguish between hype and steady patterns. From a user viewpoint, BARC’s Data, BI, and Analytics Trend Monitor 2022 examines the current business intelligence, analytics, and data management trends driving the market. (Source)