Power BI Publish to Web – Questions Answered

All of the methods of sharing Power BI files in the Power BI Service (such as dashboard sharing, workspaces, Apps, etc.) need paying power bi subscriptions for consuming reports. Users need to be either Power BI Pro or free accounts under Power BI premium capacity. The “Publish to web” is the only way of sharing Read more about Power BI Publish to Web – Questions Answered[…]

Dashboard Sharing and Manage Permissions in Power BI; Simple, but Useful?

Power BI provides multiple ways of sharing content with users. Each sharing method has pros and cons and can be used for specific scenarios. Some sharing methods can be used together to build a framework for sharing. This article and video discuss the most basic way to share Power BI content. This method is called Read more about Dashboard Sharing and Manage Permissions in Power BI; Simple, but Useful?[…]

How to organize workspaces in a Power BI environment?

The question I often get in my Power BI architecture consulting sessions is; “How should we organize our workspaces? should we have one workspace with all the reports in it? Or multiple? Should we split it based on each report? Business unit? or something else?” In this article and video, I’ll explain a guide on Read more about How to organize workspaces in a Power BI environment?[…]

Power BI User Access Levels: Build and Edit are different

I have often seen Power BI users have access to areas they shouldn’t. In Power BI, you can share a report with a user just for view only or give them access to view and build or to Edit. These are all different levels of access. Build access is the one that is often confused Read more about Power BI User Access Levels: Build and Edit are different[…]

Power BI Sharing Methods Comparison – All in One Review

You have published your Power BI report and want to share it with others. Now you see that you can share it through basic sharing, workspaces, Apps, publishing to web, Power BI embedded, and SharePoint online. The wide range of this variety of methods for sharing makes it confusing to choose the suitable method. I Read more about Power BI Sharing Methods Comparison – All in One Review[…]

Sharing Power BI Reports with Secure Embed code

There is a method of sharing the Power BI content called Secure Embed Code. This method of sharing is as simple as Publish to web to implement, but it doesn’t have the security issues of that method. Through this method, you can securely publish Power BI reports through a custom web portal or application with Read more about Sharing Power BI Reports with Secure Embed code[…]

Sharing Power BI Reports with Selection of Slicers and Filters; What it Means?

  The most recent feature added in the Power BI service is a great update, which should not be overlooked. You can now share reports and pass the selection of filters and slicers. This ability, which is announced yesterday, open doors to many possibilities. You can now create “report views” for different personas of users. Previously Read more about Sharing Power BI Reports with Selection of Slicers and Filters; What it Means?[…]

Power BI Embedded; Power BI in a Custom Application

Power BI leverages a very powerful method of sharing named Power BI Embedded. This method of sharing is important because of mainly two specific features of it. With this method, you can share Power BI content in your custom application, and you can share it with your custom application users, regardless if they have Power Read more about Power BI Embedded; Power BI in a Custom Application[…]

Embed Power BI in SharePoint Online; Office 365 Integrated Sharing

In this article, you’ll learn about another method of sharing called Embed in SharePoint online. Embedding in SharePoint online is an excellent method to share Power BI content through a SharePoint portal. Because Power BI and Office 365 accounts are bound to each other, this method of sharing is prevalent for SharePoint users. You can Read more about Embed Power BI in SharePoint Online; Office 365 Integrated Sharing[…]

Ultimate Sharing Strategy: Power BI Apps

You’ve learned previously about some of the methods of sharing content in Power BI, such as Workspaces and Dashboard Sharing. In this article, I’ll explain everything about the Power BI Apps, a mechanism to share the content in Power BI in a way that has security and governance together. Power BI App used together with Read more about Ultimate Sharing Strategy: Power BI Apps[…]