Microsoft hints at future of Power BI + Dynamics CRM Online connected experience in new preview

December 29 2014

Microsoft released a new Power BI preview on December 18 that added new dashboards, visualizations, a native iPad app and live "hybrid" connectivity to on-premise SQL Server Analysis Services tabular models. It also added support for integration with popular third party solutions like Marketo, zendesk, Salesforce, and GitHub.

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