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Power BI March Feature Update – Connectors and Bookmarking

Power BI March updates

March brings some exciting updates to Power BI, including several of the most popular connectors becoming generally available and the release of bookmarking which allows you to create bookmarks from scratch in the Power BI Service. They are also previewing report page tooltips, which lets you use visuals in your own customer designed tooltips.

Power BI March Update Tooltip Report
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Power BI Desktop February Update: Providing a deeper analysis and performance improvements

Power BI Desktop updates

It’s an exciting time for Power BI as this month’s updates focus on modifications which have been in high demand Cloud and subscription- based products allow suppliers to respond to requests and issues – a concept that Microsoft is championing with the latest release. These updates include multi-selecting data points across multiple charts and syncing slicer values across multiple pages of a report.

Power BI updates in February 2018
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Modifying Dynamics NAV Reports Keeps You Ahead of the Curve

Reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

One of the many benefits of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is it's reporting capability. From viewing lists as charts, to exporting to Excel and Power BI; there are a wide range of options available for improving productivity, simplifying processes and getting the most out of your day. 

By far the most popular feature of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, however, are standard NAV Reports.

Accessing Dynamics NAV Code for report writing
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Microsoft Power BI Desktop August Feature Summary

Power BI Desktop Update - August 2017

Microsoft’s use of subscription based applications means that they can provide us with exciting new updates, including improvements based on suggestions from the user community. Power BI provides interactive reporting for true business insights.

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Office 365 July 2017 Update

Microsoft Office 365 Updates for July 2017

One of the benefits of Office 365 is the continual updates that they are providing in functionality, be it user experience or administration tools. See the video with Jim Naroski, which covers the following areas: 

Microsoft Planner

  • Simple visual way to organise teamwork
  • Mobile apps for Android and iOS
  • Coming soon will be:
    • Push notifications
    • New plans creation
    • Intune integration
  • Feature requests can be made at
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Microsoft Power BI Desktop July Feature Summary

Power BI Desktop Update - July 2017

Microsoft’s use of subscription based applications means that they can provide us with exciting new updates, including improvements based on suggestions from the user community. Check out this month's updates in their July update video. 

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Power BI release new updates this November

New Power BI Desktop Functionality

Microsoft have announced the new features of Power BI this November. With a range of new tools, such as the new clustering analytics feature, they have also included a range of improvements based on user feedback.

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Embedded Power BI in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017

Power BI in the NAV 2017 Client!

You will have seen from our previous blogs that a number of our team are currently at Directions EMEA finding out all of the latest information about the most recent releases. One of the new releases that we mentioned in the Dynamics NAV 2017 New Features Overview was that Power BI dashboards will now be available from the Role centre in the Windows Client. Here we will discuss the new features in more detail.

Availability for Users

The new integration works with both free and paid versions of Power BI, allowing users to have interactive reports on their Windows client role centre. They are fully capable for personalising on a person or role level – when access is given to a report the data associated with the report can be seen.

Power BI integrated with Dynamics NAV 2017 Windows Client


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Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI

Office 365 Content Pack in Power BI

Understand how your users adopt and use Office 365 with this new tool that allows you to plan targeted user training and communication so that your business gets the most out of the platform. 

Combining the intelligence of usage reports, with the interactive reporting capabilities of Power BI, the new Office 365 adoption content pack enables you to visualise and analyse the usage data. Create custom reports and share insights within your business using the in-built pivot tools to slice your data by location and department etc.

Office 365 adoption content pack preview


Get Better Insights for Your Office 365 with the New Reports

The dashboard is split up into four areas: Adoption, Communication, Collaboration and Activation. Admins can access detailed dashboards for each area by clicking any of the

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