New Visio custom visual will allow you to visualize data using Visio diagrams in Power BI

Microsoft yesterday announced the preview release of Visio custom visual for Power BI which will allow to visualize data using Microsoft Visio diagrams from within Power BI dashboards and reports. Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio allows users to create illustrative diagrams, such as interconnected workflows and real-world layouts. With this Visio custom visual for Power BI, users can illustrate and compare data both as diagrams and as traditional Power BI visuals to better understand the overall picture. Visio diagrams stored on SharePoint or OneDrive for Business can be used for this visual.

The underlying Power BI data is then automatically and intelligently linked to the diagram based on its shape properties, eliminating the need to do this manually. In just a few clicks, Visio diagrams become yet another interactive Power BI visualization that can help you make informed decisions faster.

This Visio custom visual is currently supported only in the Power BI service and Power BI Desktop.

Read more about this visual here.