Todd Kitta
Aug 11 · 2 min read

Power BI Comes to South Africa

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-power-bi-region-in-south-africa/

Brings up to 19 public cloud regions.

Power BI Developer Round-up

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-developer-community-june-july-update/

  • Service principal support now GA
  • Paginated reports support for embedded in preview
  • Programmatically create visuals
  • Perf improvements
  • New filter experience support
  • Use the new load testing tool to determine your capacity’s capacity

Power BI Paginated Reports Update

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/paginated-reports-august-2019-feature-update-report-builder-update-saas-embedding-support-and-whats-coming-soon/

  • Report Builder update — Power BI data sets!
  • SaaS embedding
  • Coming soon: URL parameter support, secure embedding, monthly subscription

PowerApps Update Roundup

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/july-2019-updates-for-microsoft-powerapps/

List Search: Search and share items from an SP List within chat

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/List-Search-Search-and-share-items-from-a-SharePoint-List-within/ba-p/796228

Nuff said — go check out the solution!!

ICYMI: Azure AD B2B collaboration direct federation with SAML and WS-Fed providers now in public preview

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Active-Directory-Identity/Azure-AD-B2B-collaboration-direct-federation-with-SAML-and-WS/ba-p/735133

  • Direct fed w/SAML/WS-Fed standards
  • Allows collab w/existing org accounts

MS + Samsung Announcements at Galaxy Unpacked

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2019/08/07/microsoft-best-in-class-productivity-apps-services-samsung-devices/

  • Native MS App integration for Outlook and OneDrive
  • YourPhone, Outlook, Word, Excel OOB apps

Microsoft Intune Configuration designer

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Enterprise-Mobility-Security/Introducing-the-Microsoft-Intune-configuration-designer-to/ba-p/789082

  • Manage Android Enterprise OEMConfig devices
  • With OEMConfig, you get day zero support for management features, direct from the OEM

Fun Security Read: Moving from unstructured data to actionable intelligence: Using ML for threat intel

https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2019/08/08/from-unstructured-data-to-actionable-intelligence-using-machine-learning-for-threat-intelligence/

  • If you know what IoCs are, check this out
  • If you don’t still read it if you like security stuff :)

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