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March 2022 Updates for Power BI

21 March 2022

There is no letting up with these updates: 2022 is in full swing now!  This month’s updates see error bars for Line charts and dynamic format strings support for all chart elements.  Also, there are updates to the Azure Maps visual and Sensitivity labels, datasets hub and Power BI Goals.

The full list is as follows:


  • New Format Pane in Preview: General Availability coming in May
  • Error bars in Preview
  • Dynamic format strings now supported for all chart elements
  • Updates to the Azure Maps visual in Preview
  • Sensitivity labels update
  • Multi-row card selection

Data Connectivity and Preparation

  • BitSight Security Ratings (New Connector)
  • Bloomberg Enterprise Data and Analytics (Connector Update)
  • Anaplan (Connector Update)
  • FactSet Analytics (Connector Update)
  • AssembleViews (Connector Update)


  • Datasets hub improvements
  • Power BI Goals enhancements

Embedded Analytics

  • New improved method for deploying Power BI Embedded multi-tenancy solution in scale
  • Embedding paginated reports: support for SSO datasources (delayed until April)


  • New visuals in AppSource
  • Charticulator visual now certified
  • Drill Down Donut PRO by ZoomCharts
  • graphomate matrix 2021.4
  • Strip Plot by Nova Silva
  • accoPLANNING by Accobat


  • Quickly create reports from SharePoint document libraries
  • Changing the default Power BI Home layout
  • Updated slicer defaults for accessibility improvements.

As always, we'll be detailing these updates in our April newsletter.  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.