Power BI Desktop Update for August 2019

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

  • Visual grouping
  • New filter pane update process
  • Icon style picker for conditional formatting
  • Conditional formatting warnings
  • Key influencer report support for measures and GA
  • Custom visuals: multi-axis chart, Marimekko chart, Variance chart, Horizon chart
  • Data connectivity: SAP HANA HDI Containers, edit SAP BW or HANA variables in Power BI Premium, PostgreSQL DirectQuery beta, MarkLogic connector GA, new Power Platform category/rename
  • New Facebook Pages template app

Power BI Report Server Access via Mobile App

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/access-on-prem-report-server-from-your-power-bi-mobile-app-with-azure-active-directory-application-proxy/

Uses the Azure AD Application Proxy.

PowerApps New Data Source Experience for Canvas Apps

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/preview-for-improve-data-source-experience-and-common-data-service-views/

PowerApps Canvas App Sharing with Guests

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/share-canvas-apps-with-guests-in-your-organization/

PowerApps Delegation to SharePoint

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/sharepoint-delegation-improvements/

Affects things such as People and Choice fields. These used to have a 500–2000 item limit.

PowerApps Lookup Usability Enhancements

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/preview-for-usability-enhancements-to-lookups-in-unified-interface/

  • Recently used records shown immediately
  • Enter key to browse
  • Record type indication for recent records
  • Record type browsing

Content Camera with Intelligent Capture in Teams Room Systems

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/An-inclusive-meeting-experience-for-everyone-in-any-room-with/ba-p/805877

Microsoft Teams — External Access in Office 365 Government GCC High and DoD

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=Rolling%20out%2CMicrosoft%20Teams

SharePoint Online Highlights

Azure AD Highlights

New Edge Chromium — Read Aloud

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/microsoft-edge/212211/microsoft-to-improve-read-aloud-in-the-new-edge-browser

PowerApps a Leader in Low-Code Magic Quadrant

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/gartner-names-microsoft-a-leader-in-enterprise-low-code-application-platforms-2019-magic-quadrant/

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