Meet 1:1 with a Microsoft expert at Microsoft Data Insights Summit – book your appointment today!

Learn how to get the most from your data — and the Microsoft tools you use every day — at the Microsoft Data Insights Summit, the company’s user conference for business analysts. Now in its second year, the event is packed with strong technical content, hands-on workshops, and a great lineup of speakers. And back… Read more

Learn how to “think like a Freak” with Freakonomics authors at Microsoft Data Insights Summit

With more than 5 million copies sold in 40 countries, Freakonomics is a worldwide phenomenon — and we’re thrilled to announce that authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner will join us for a special guest keynote at Microsoft Data Insights Summit, taking place June 12–13, 2017 in Seattle. The Microsoft Data Insights Summit is our… Read more

Announcing our great lineup of featured speakers for the Microsoft Data Insights Summit

We recently shared our full session catalog for this year’s Microsoft Data Insights Summit. This week we want to highlight some of the featured speakers we’ll have at the event. The Data Insights Summit includes an amazing mix of BI experts, product partners, community members, and Microsoft product engineers – all at the conference to… Read more

The Microsoft Data Insights Summit is back – check out our full session catalog today

In February, we announced that our Microsoft Data Insights Summit will return for the second year, and invited you to register and join us June 12-13, 2017 in Seattle, WA. This is THE user conference for Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps, and Flow. Building on last year’s success, we are expanding the content… Read more

Query designer support for DAX now available in Report Builder and SQL Server Data Tools

Today, we’re pleased to announce a long requested feature from the SQL Server Reporting Services community.  With the latest releases of Report Builder and SQL Server Data Tools – Release Candidate, you now have the ability to create native DAX queries against supported SQL Server Analysis Services tabular data models.  This includes the ability to… Read more

Leveraging Web Application Proxy in Windows Server 2016 to provide secure access to your SQL Server Reporting Services environment

  A common ask from customers is around how to make their Reporting Services environment available to users outside of their internal corporate network.  This is especially important for them when they’re trying to use the Power BI mobile apps to view mobile reports and KPI’s while on the go.  Today, we’re pleased to announce… Read more

Getting started with the Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services

Today’s post will help guide you through how to set up the January 2017 Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services on your own PC or server.  Make sure whatever machine you want to install the preview meets the same hardware requirements we had for SQL Server 2016. – Read Riccardo’s… Read more

Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services: January 2017 Technical Preview now available

Happy new year! In our previous post before the holidays, we mentioned we were working toward releasing the next Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services in January. Today, we’re pleased to make the January 2017 Technical Preview available for download. Download the January 2017 Technical Preview Try it on your… Read more

Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services: Feedback on the Technical Preview

In October at PASS Summit 2016, we released a Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Since then, we’ve received a ton of enthusiastic feedback. Here’s just some of the feedback we’ve heard so far: The virtual machine with everything you need preloaded – Power BI Desktop, Reporting Services, Analysis… Read more

What’s new in Mobile Reports in SQL Server 2016 SP1

In our last post around SQL Server 2016 SP1, we promised to do a post about some enhancements we’ve made to mobile reports in the latest release.  We’ll highlight two major items we’ve updated and also provide the full change list of updates and fixes for mobile reports that many of you have asked for… Read more