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February 2021 Updates for Power BI

24 February 2021

They’ve been on hiatus, but they’re now back with a vengeance! The raft of Power BI updates returns...

Office 2021 Coming Soon

22 February 2021

Microsoft has recently announced two new versions of Office 2021 (not Office 2022, as previously thought): a consumer Office 2021 version and Office Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) for commercial customers.

Office Scripts Ask Me Anything

3 February 2021

We have talked about Office Scripts previously

Excel Roadmap Updates

11 January 2021

“So where did you say Flight Simulator was again..?”

SumProduct Melbourne on the Move

11 January 2021

Having pretty much stayed stationary in 2020 with the COVID-19 lockdowns, the New Year sees the Melbourne office moving.

Continuing Financial Modelling - Paperback Release Imminent

6 January 2021

Continuing Financial Modelling is finally released in paperback format on Saturday 16 January (we hope!).

LAMBDA Formulaic Recursion: It’s All About ME!

5 January 2021

As I mentioned previously, LET was recently made Generally Available, followed by its sister function, LAMBDA, now released into the Office 365 Beta world. This function “completes” Excel and provides you with the ability to create your own reusable formulae.

Apple iOS Announcement

22 December 2020

Announced recently, Microsoft has made it possible to open multiple documents in Excel on iPad OS. With this latest update, you may take advantage of Split view for better multi-tasking on the iPad. It’s not just in Excel either: this feature is also available for Word and PowerPoint too.

Universal app support for Macs with M1 is here

22 December 2020

Announced last week, Microsoft has been releasing new versions of their Microsoft 365 for Mac apps that will now run natively on Macs with M1. This means that the popular Office apps – including Excel – will run faster and take advantage of the performance improvements on the new Macs too. These new Office apps will be “Universal”, i.e. they will continue to run (as well as they ever did!) on Macs with Intel processors.

December 2020 Updates for Power BI

17 December 2020

The last update for the year provides two long-awaited features available in Preview: small multiples, and DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services.