If you are new to Power BI or just looking where you can keep up to date with the technology, the following links are a great place to start. (Updated March 2021)
Power BI Blog
This is the site for news, tips, ideas, and updates around PowerBI. The site is written by the Microsoft team and is the first place to go to keep up to date.
This session from Microsoft Ignite’s 2021 conference, Build systems of intelligence with Power BI and Azure Data | OD352 , reviewed what it is like to bring business intelligence to thousands of users in the enterprise. This session covered topics such as; prepping data and navigating the most complex datasets in the organization at scale, building and distributing insights to those who need it the most without compromising governance, performance and security. Software topics include; how Power BI integrates with Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Purview and other Azure services to help organizations build and manage a data culture at scale. See Top Data & AI Announcements and Session Roundup from Microsoft’s Ignite 2021 for more Power BI Sessions.
PowerBI Solutions and Examples
See what PowerBI can do. This site has a great set of example solutions and write ups on not only what is possible, but also real world solutions. You can really get the mind flowing around your own needs and requirements found on this site.
There are many examples on this site, Get samples for Power BI, make sure you check out the left hand side for the directory listing more samples available, such as; COVID-19 US sample, Customer Profitability sample, IT Spend Analysis sample, Human Resources sample, Opportunity Analysis sample, Procurement Analysis sample, among others. A great place to start, especially with the ability to learn from great samples.
This site is an initial introduction and a great place to start if you are new to the technology. The site changes often and includes video testimonials and demos. Mostly marketing but a great overview of what you can do and a great place to start.
The Power BI YouTube channel is a great place to discover technology. Most of the videos are small bite-sized chunks but cover off an introduction to the various features. The PowerBI Channel has a number of play lists, such as; Events, Customer Success Stories, Power BI Desktop Updates which happen every month and Power BI for Developers.