An assortment of advanced visualizations like SandDance may help drive user engagement in Power BI, but even the most ardent data explorers have to come up for air on occasion.
A new update for Microsoft’s cloud-powered business intelligence and analytics offering allows users to set notifications when their data hits new highs or lows or starts heading in a different direction. “With data driven alerts in Power BI, you can now get notifications when a metric you care about on your dashboard exceeds a set threshold,” wrote Fetiye Karabay, a Microsoft Power Bi senior program manager, in a July 29 blog post. “Alert notifications will be sent to you as an email, and appear in your notification center on the web and in mobile apps.”
Author: Pedro Hernandez