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Microsoft named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Augmented BI Platforms, Q3 2021 

We are excited to announce that Forrester has recognized Microsoft as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Augmented BI Platforms, Q3 2021. Microsoft received the highest score of any vendor in both the strategy and current offering categories. Further, Forrester noted in the report, “It is hard not to consider Power BI as your top...Read more

2021 release wave 2 plans for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform now available 

On July 14, 2021, we published the 2021 release wave 2 plans for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform, a compilation of new capabilities that are planned to be released between October 2021 and March 2022. This second release wave of the year offers hundreds of new features and enhancements, demonstrating our continued investment to...Read more

New Power Platform features reinforce end-to-end security, management, monitoring, and compliance 

As the pace of digital transformation continues to accelerate, the demand for more applications and automation is at the center of that change. Increasingly, more organizations are adopting low-code tooling to enable anyone to build solutions tailored to meet their business needs. However, along with the benefit of building solutions faster, the risk of accidental...Read more

Accelerate time to insight with Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse 

In conversations with the community, many have asked for a single, end-to-end way to work with data in Microsoft Dataverse, from running AI and machine learning, integrating with external datasets, and slicing and dicing large volumes of Dataverse data. Now, instead of using multiple tools to get the job done, you can accelerate time-to-insight with...Read more

Enabling intelligent experiences with Power BI for developers, data scientists, and data engineers 

Since our launch over five years ago, Microsoft Power BI has been enthusiastically adopted by developers across the spectrum. Today we have over three million active developers on Power BI—who harness the power of data, provide actionable insights, and deliver cloud-native intelligent experiences. Today, over 15,000 independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprise customers use Power BI’s embedded...Read more

Build differentiated SaaS apps with Microsoft Industry Clouds 

The past year has brought dramatic change to almost every facet of our lives. We have seen the same disruption play out across every industry, from retail to healthcare to financial services. Customer expectations are fundamentally altered, and it’s hard to imagine things going back to the way they once were. As organizations work to...Read more

Microsoft Power Platform is the best way for teams to build together 

Many organizations are embracing fusion development to build better applications faster by bringing together professional developers with citizen, or low-code, developers and IT professionals. With Microsoft cloud, fusion teams can collaborate on low-code solutions using Microsoft Power Platform to create apps, flows, and bots—which has shown to deliver up to twice the reach of apps...Read more

Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365 2021 release launches with hundreds of new capabilities 

Today officially kicks off a six-month wave of hundreds of new capabilities, feature updates, and applications across Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. These updates include the first of two release waves this year, ensuring we continue our commitment to helping you adapt to rapid change in your industry, innovate and solve challenges collaboratively,...Read more

Automating automation with RPA and process mining—available for Power Automate 

Efficiency is key for sustained success across organizations and industries, especially as everyone is looking for new ways of working to be more adaptable and resilient to change. It is no surprise, then, that robotic process automation (RPA) is gaining momentum to free up employees’ time to focus on higher–value work. With this traction comes a growing demand for deeper insight into opportunities to automate...Read more

Driving a data culture in a world of remote everything 

Welcome to Microsoft Ignite! The world has fundamentally changed in 2020. Individuals have had to adapt to working digitally and independently. Teamwork and collaboration are done entirely through screens and entire organizations have become remote work forces....Read more