Live Online Interactive Training
+91 98404 40112

Power BI April 2021 Feature Summary

Power BI April 2021 Feature Summary

Welcome to the first Power BI feature summary of the Spring! In this update we have an exciting new preview for the Power Automate visual! Also, the ongoing previews (Small Multiples and DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services) are getting some new features. Next to that, we are presenting huge improvements to the shapes in Power BI Desktop and we are introducing a new, easier, way to share reports. To top it off, enhancements to Sensitivity Labels provide for even better protection of your data.
Here is the full list of April updates:

Reporting

Power Automate for Power BI
Small multiples: padding controls and combo chart support
New and improved shapes
Invert axis and continuous axis sorting

Modeling

DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services
CROSSFILTER supports many-to-many relationships
Performance improvements to IF and SWITCH functions

Data connectivity

New Connector: Bloomberg Data and Analytics
New Connector: SoftOne BI
Text/CSV By Example now generally available
Automatic Table Detection from Excel files now generally available
Automatic Table Detection from JSON files now generally available

Service

Easy report sharing via links
Improving the Create on top of published dataset experience
New capabilities in Deployment Pipelines
Enhancements to Sensitivity Labels
Sensitivity labels in Power BI embedded now generally available
Securing the full data journey from Azure to Office
Admin API to Set and Remove labels in Power BI

Visualizations

Microsoft Charticulator visual
New visuals
Financial Reporting Matrix by Profitbase
Merged Bar Chart by Nova Silva
Editor’s picks

Developers

API v3.6.0 is now available

Other

Simplifying collection of diagnostic information

Leave a Reply