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Tuesday 18 December 2018

Microsoft Power BI Roadmap

Microsoft have created a new Power BI roadmap site. The public product roadmap provides a glimpse into what will be made available in the next wave of product updates.

There roadmap priorities are: 

  • Unified platform for both self-service and enterprise B; to enable organizations to create a unified, scalable, global, governed, and secured BI platform.
  • Agile, self-service data prep with big data; to facilitate collaboration and reusability among business analysts, data engineers, and data scientists.
  • Pervasive application of AI; to make it easier for business users to determine what truly matters, by automatically uncovering hidden insights and identifying key drivers.

Thursday 6 December 2018

Microsoft Connect() 2018

Microsoft shared yet more innovations at Connect()2018 which considered ubiquitous computing and the fact that technology is transforming business.

Watch the keynote and many other sessions.

They announced the general availability of Azure Machine Learning service, which enables developers and data scientists to efficiently build, train and deploy machine learning models.

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node public preview was announced for serverless Kubernetes. This new feature enabled you to elastically provision additional compute capacity in seconds.