In these last days Power Bi Blog has released different interesting articles about power bi. To simplify your navigation I have tried to resume they in one article with return to the different original pages.
In particular i speak about:
- How to test Power BI in a custom directory
- SQL Server 2016 news
- Where did Drill Down go on power bi online?
- 2 Dashboard Makeover tips to improve your visuals
Power BI in custom directory
Guy in a Cube talks to developers about how they can test their Power BI application in a custom directory before rolling out changes to users. IN particular you have to do 4 step:
- Create a Directory on Azure on manage.windowsazure.com
- Add user : Global Admin
- Add Power BI subcription, go to porta.office.com and enter with your new user.
- sign in in power bi
To more info view the complete video on Youtube
Sql server 2016 news
Microsoft with last release of sql server 2016 launch of SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services for Windows 10 Mobile. With this update you can:
- use on-premises data with the Power BI app on your Windows 10 phone
- View your mobile reports and KPIs by using Reporting Services folder navigation, and access your data quickly through the favorites section.
- view mobile reports that have shared datasets with parameters, and customize them by using organizational themes
- drill through from a KPI or a mobile report to another mobile report or to any custom URL.
This capability is now also available on the Power BI apps for iOS and Android. To more info go to power bi Blog
Where did Drill Down go on power bi online?
This feature was moved to the explore menu from within a report, in both the reading and editing view.
This used to be in the title area of an individual visualization. This change went in with the latest service update. For more info go to power bi blog
2 Dashboard Makeover tips to improve your visuals
It’s simple article that give couple of tips from the presentation Dashboard Makeover webinar :
- create a clear message
Starting from this visual:
To this one:
- group related visuals
Starting from This visual:
For more info go to power bi blog