Resources and standards for Power BI deployment and projects

To balance the advantages of ‘self-service business intelligence (BI)’ with the advantages of reliable IT processes requires respect for relevant best practices. Good policies need deliberate implementation.

Agile software engineering methods, including formal testing and DevOps automation, are increasingly applied to Power BI. These links show what is possible today and give a preview of new features coming in 2020:

Power BI tools and utilities

Migration from SQL Server Reporting Service (SSRS) to Power BI Service or Report Server

Power BI Paginated Reports and Power BI Report Builder

Power BI paginated reports are optimized for printing, or PDF generation. They are ideal for operational reports, like sales invoices. In contrast, Power BI reports are optimized for exploration and interactivity.

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