Showing posts from March, 2016

New technologies to learn:

SharePoint Online  SharePoint Hosted Apps Provider Hosted Apps App Parts SharePoint Online PowerShell Pulling Data from SPO User Profile into SharePoint App Part / Customizations  Hosting a App in the App Store (SharePoint App Store) Custom Authentication (Possible?  MS Office Add-Ins  Workflow Related Creating a drag and drop interface which creates the activities automatically  Services related REST Services Web APIs differences between both SharePoint 2016 What is new in features What is new in capacity development  What is new development  .Net Development / Others What is new in VS 2015 What is new in latest .Net Framework?  MVC, MVVM Angular JS HTML5, CSS3 TFS (Team Foundation Server) - Configuration Management ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) XAMARIN - Cross Platform Mobile Development  BI SQL Server Integration Services SQL Server Analysis Services Power BI Power BI R Script  Predictive Analytics Custom Visuals for Power BI

Power BI Salient Features

PowerBI is certainly raising up the ranks with key differentiators as below: 1.      Updates almost every week from Microsoft 2.      Integration with SSRS 2016 3.      Custom Visuals ( ) where you can write your own visuals and render your business data on it 4.      Excel Add-In for Power BI (Add your Excel Pivot Tables, Charts into Power BI Dashboards) 5.      PowerPoint Add-In for Power BI (Embed Power BI Visuals into your slides) 6.      Quick Insights Feature 7.      Ever growing content packs (more than 59 as I am writing this) 8.      Third party providers for Content Packs and Connectors like Theobald software 9.      Yammer Embed Option – with the ability to have a live conversation with your colleagues along side a Power BI Dashboard 10.   Video Embed Option into your dashboard 11.   Public Web Embed Option (Ability to embed your live visual inside a web page) – see examples of what iGrid has done: