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Power BI Desktop May 2019 Update

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-2019-feature-summary/

  • Performance Analyzer — amazing!
  • Sort filter cards in filter pane
  • Theming in the filter pane
  • Table/matrix keyboard navigation
  • Key influencers binning support
  • Key influencer mobile support!
  • Disable auto-date tables
  • Mapping improvements for Esri and Mapbox
  • ValQ visual
  • Advanced Graph visual
  • Essbase connector (MDX)
  • Intune Data Warehouse connector
  • Automatic cancelation of obsolete queries in Desktop

Custom Navigation in Power BI Apps

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/designing-custom-navigation-for-power-bi-apps-is-now-available/

Makes navigation for your app consumers more intuitive based on your domain.

Power BI Report Server May 2019 Update

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-update-may-2019/

A ton of new reporting features along with new analytics and modeling capabilities!

SQL Server 2019 Analysis Services CTP 3.0

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-for-sql-server-2019-analysis-services-ctp-3-0/

  • Dynamic format strings
  • Calculation groups now supported

PowerApps New Model-driven Designer now GA

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-general-availability-of-the-new-view-designer/

  • Easy reordering of columns
  • Preview of data in the designer including filtering
  • Multiple column sort support

New Power Platform ALM Capabilities

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/alm-at-scale-new-features-and-automation-capabilities/

  • You can now add PowerApps Canvas apps and Flows to solutions
  • This allows these artifacts to be source managed
  • Check out the other new features here

Power BI Paginated Report Email Attachment Enhancement

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/enhanced-attachment-support-for-paginated-reports-e-mail-subscriptions-is-now-available/

  • New file formats. Can now use: PPTX, XLSX, DOCX, CSV, and XML
  • Attachment size increase to 25MB

Teams Integration with GitHub

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/GitHub-Code-better-together-with-GitHub-and-Microsoft-Teams/ba-p/659444

Tab, bot, notifications

MCAS adds support for IaaS/PaaS service discovery

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Enterprise-Mobility-Security/Discover-Shadow-IT-across-IaaS-and-PaaS-with-Microsoft-s-CASB/ba-p/650839

  • Support for AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Gain full visibility into the resources that exist within your organization, which users are accessing them, transactions, IP addresses, and how much traffic is being transmitted
  • Requires full MCAS — trial available for most enterprises

Intune for Education — simplified iOS management

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Enterprise-Mobility-Security/Simplified-iOS-device-management-with-Microsoft-s-Intune-for/ba-p/644566

  • Quicker setup
  • Easier management
  • Improvements to Apple VPP support and more.

Azure Pipelines for MS Teams

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/New-Azure-Pipelines-app-for-Microsoft-Teams/ba-p/645225

  • Build/Release connector integration
  • Adaptive card integration for approvals
  • Check this out to offer better DevOps support in Teams

ICYMI: Teams Build recap

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/Game-Changing-Teams-Announcements-from-Build-2019/ba-p/645154

  • Many significant announcements around Teams as a platform
  • New Graph APIs, Dev/App policies, store purchase int, and so much more
  • Strongly recommended read

SharePoint — Updates to Security, Admin and Migration

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Updates-to-SharePoint-security-administration-and-migration/ba-p/549585

  • Geo-residency
  • Sensitivity labels for Sites Private Preview
  • Ext access expiration
  • DP restricted access/sharing

SharePoint Conference Intelligent Intranet announcements

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Intelligent-Intranet-Announcements-from-the-SharePoint/ba-p/621894

Home sites, scale improvements and more