Wishing the Microsoft Power BI team a belated happy new year, we finally have an update!

This update includes one of the most requested features in Power BI history, incremental refresh for Power BI Pro! It was originally a premium only feature, but now Pro users can also enable incremental refresh on large data sets which will dramatically improve refresh speed, reliability and reduce resource consumption.

Here’s the complete list of February updates:

Dataset management

  • Incremental refresh is now generally available


  • Hierarchical slicer (preview)
  • Updates to the new ribbon (preview)
    • Title bar updates
    • Keytips
    • Accessibility


  • New DAX Functions
    • FirstNonBlankValue
    • LastNonBlankValue


  • Funnel and pyramid chart by xViz
  • OEE Dashboard by 3AG Systems
  • Organization chart by MAQ Software
  • PI VIZpack by PQ Systems
    • Histogram
    • Individuals control chart
    • Individuals and moving range control chart
    • Multi-group individuals chart
    • X-bar control chart
    • X-bar and range control chart
    • P-chart
    • U-chart
  • Updates to Zebra BI tables and charts

Template Apps

  • Microsoft 365 usage analytics
  • NFL analytics by P3
  • Acterys for Quickbooks, Xero & WorkflowMax

Data preparation

  • Non-admin support for query diagnostics

Data connectivity

  • MicroStrategy connector is now generally available
  • FHIR connector is now generally available
  • Factset connector
  • TIBCO connector
  • Jamf Pro connector
  • Asana connector

Check out the following video for a summary and demos of the major updates: 

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