The November 2019 update for Power BI Desktop is here and it is a relatively quiet one for finance professionals. There is a new modern ribbon in preview which aligns Power BI with Microsoft Office a bit better as well as a number of new visuals added including an update for ArcGIS Maps which is a great tool for overlaying data on locations.

Here’s the complete list of November updates:


  • Modern ribbon (preview)


  • Decomposition tree visual (preview)


  • Conditionally format button formatting


  • ArcGIS Maps for Power BI update
  • New xViz visuals
    • Advanced Gauge
    • Hierarchical Filter
  • ZoomCharts Drill-Down Waterfall Visual
  • Financial Reporting Matrix by Profitbase
  • Distribution
  • Tree

Data connectivity

  • LinkedIn Sales Navigator connector
  • Edit SAP variables experience now generally available
  • Vena connector
  • SiteImprove connector
  • Product Insights connector
  • Web By Example connector – support for extracting links

Data Preparation

  • AI functions in Power Query (Preview)

Template apps

  • LinkedIn Sales Navigator for Sales Operations

For a summary of the major updates, you can watch the following video. 

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