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December 2022 Updates for Power BI

14 December 2022

The latest updates see Microsoft add a slew of DAX functions (well, three anyway!), improve slicer type formatting and bring Metrics to the Windows application.  The complete list for this month is as follows:


  • Slicer type formatting moved to Format pane


  • Making it easier to do comparison calculations (introducing the INDEX, OFFSET and WINDOW DAX functions)

Data connectivity and preparation

  • Anaplan (connector update)
  • Azure Databricks, Databricks (connector update)
  • CData Connect Cloud (new connector)
  • Cosmos DB V2 (new connector)
  • Dremio Cloud (connector update)
  • Google BigQuery (Azure AD) (new connector)


  • Power BI org app Multiple Audiences will be Generally Available next year
  • Announcing the deprecation of ‘Getting Started’ in the Expanded View of Power BI Service
  • Upcoming changes to the ‘Get Data’ experience in Power BI Service


  • Track your Metrics on the Windows app


  • Dynamically setting data chunk size


  • New visuals in AppSource
  • Update on Charticulator status.

As always, we'll be detailing these updates, but this time, in our February newsletter, due to the holidays catching us out.  Please remember we have virtual / online training in Power BI which you can find out more about here.  If you are not already a subscriber, why not sign up at the bottom of any SumProduct web page?  And don't forget to download the latest version of Power BI Desktop here too.