14

Jul

Congratulations to the Featured Data Stories for May and June!

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/congratulations-to-the-featured-data-stories-for-may-and-june/           We put out the call to you a couple of months ago to create fantastic reports for the Data Stories Gallery, and we were amazed by your submissions! Congratulations to the grand winner READ MORE

13

Jul

Power BI On-premises data gateway – July Update is now available!

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-on-premises-data-gateway-july-update-is-now-available/           We’re glad to announce that the July Update for the Power BI On-premises data gateway is now available. Learn more about the enhancements included in this release.

13

Jul

Two days of Power BI Content at the User Group World Tour

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/two-days-of-power-bi-content-at-the-user-group-world-tour/           Powered by your local Power BI User Group (PUG), the Power BI World Tour will be unprecedented access to premium Power BI content designed by your local industry experts. This two-day event will READ MORE

10

Jul

COPA-DATA transforms industrial automation with Azure IoT
COPA-DATA transforms industrial automation with Azure IoT

Source: https://blogs.microsoft.com/iot/2017/07/10/copa-data-transforms-industrial-automation-with-azure-iot/     Founded in Dortmund, Germany in 1993, KHS GmbH is a pioneer of bottled beverages that has since become a leading provider of filling and packaging machinery for the food and beverage industry. KHS saw the manufacturing READ MORE

10

Jul

Announcing Cortana Intelligence Solution Evaluation Tool
Announcing Cortana Intelligence Solution Evaluation Tool

This post is authored by Avi Bathula, Sr. Program Manager Lead, and Jamie Olson, Senior SDE on the Microsoft Cloud & AI Ecosystem team.

Most of you know about Microsoft’s Cortana Intelligence and how solutions/apps built with Cortana Intelligence are already helping organizations transform their data into actionable insights. As noted in the linked blog post, AppSource is a single destination for Business Decision Makers (BDMs) to discover and seamlessly try business apps built by partners and verified by Microsoft. In May 2017 AppSource onboarded Office apps, expanding its opportunity space to over 100 million commercial workers.

In recent months, the Cloud and AI ecosystem team has evaluated and onboarded ~26 Cortana Intelligence solutions to AppSource spanning various functions and industry verticals. For more information on onboarding and the evaluation process, see the Cortana Intelligence AppSource publishing guide.

Ensuring high-quality solutions for Customers

We’re excited to announce the public preview for the Cortana Intelligence solution evaluation tool – an automated assessment of advanced analytics solutions for Microsoft’s recommended best practices allowing partners to get actionable feedback on how their solutions fare and pointers to how to address gaps.

Going forward, we will need partners to run this tool against their

06

Jul

Solving the problem of “Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?)” for R server on HDInsight

Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredatalake/2017/07/07/solving-the-problem-of-problem-with-the-ssl-ca-cert-path-access-rights-for-r-server-on-hdinsight/   R Server on HDInsight is an ideal platform for performing big data analysis using R interface. If you install packages just from the CRAN R repository, you probably won’t meet the problem mentioned in the title. However, READ MORE

28

Mar

We have an exciting selection of webinars coming up over the next few months! Whether you’re a Power BI modelling expert, a PowerApps developer, or someone who is curious about Microsoft Flow — or anyone in-between — we’ve got a READ MORE

17

Mar

SQL Server on Linux: Running jobs with SQL Server Agent

In keeping with our goal to enable SQL Server features across all platforms supported by SQL Server, Microsoft is excited to announce the preview of SQL Server Agent on Linux in SQL Server vNext Community Technology Preview (CTP) 1.4. SQL READ MORE

13

Jan

Today we’re announcing the SAP Accounts Receivable solution template. The SAP Accounts Receivable solution template provides an end to end solution that contains AR data and reports sourced from your SAP system. This template includes four reports designed for a READ MORE

12

Jan

Power BI Community Blog Highlights

Have you visited the Power BI Community blog lately? Blog posts can be anything from opinion pieces on the latest industry trends, to helpful tips and how-tos for your fellow Power BI users, to even “trip reports” from your local READ MORE