Power BI Desktop Analyze in Excel Tool Released

Analyze in Excel features have been packaged as an external tool for Power BI Desktop, the Windows desktop client for designing Power BI data models and reports. Analyze in Excel allows developers to use Excel to validate a Power BI data model, perform quick calculations, and test formulas added to the model. Analyze with Excel was first released in the Power BI hosted services, but the new tool allows Power BI Desktop developers to use the feature on a locally hosted data model, prior to posting the data model to a Power BI hosted service, which can help with development and debugging.

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